9) Maneckji Cooper School
Juhu Tara Road, Juhu | Website: www.maneckjicooperschool.com
History: Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School was founded by the Late Jehangir Maneckji Cooper, in memory of his late father Maneckji Bejonji Cooper, an educationist. The school began as a nursery school in 1959 and eventually grew into an ICSE school in 1974.
Unique features: The school conducts numerous scholastic examinations and spelling bees, in which many students have reached up to international levels. The children participate in debates, elocutions, creative writing as well as sports.
“The school provides a solid foundation for positive and meaningful education with values, character building and is not just a building with four walls and a five-star hotel environment, but also building with tomorrow inside.” — Kashmira Gundevia, principal
Highest ratings for: Sports, diversity, infrastructure and facilities
Board: Class 10 — ICSE
Annual fee: Rs. 49,000
Students: 1,900 boys and girls
Student-teacher ratio: 35:1