The 2013 Hindustan Times- C fore Top Schools Survey gave scores to each school across 14 parameters, which include academic rigour, competence of teachers, individual attention to students and sports. Here is a look at how schools have fared compared to last year’s rankings, as a guide for parents and school authorities on school performances. Overall ranks may go up or down, but for a more complete analysis, please take a look at parameter-wise rankings.
Top School Ranking
Blue Bells International
The Indian School
Amity International, Saket
Gyan Bharati, Saket
Laxman Public School
Birla Vidya Niketan
Apeejay, Sheikh Sarai
St George’s School, Alaknanda
Amity International, Pushp Vihar
The school was founded in 1956; the school building is divided into junior and senior blocks. With a planned space for every activity, co-curriculars are greatly encouraged here. The school organises work experience for the students.
The present four storied building comprises 90 well planned airy classrooms, four multipurpose halls, an A.V. Room and a well-designed auditorium with state of art audiovisual technology. A scientific temperament is provided through fully equipped and suitably designed laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computers. The average teacher student ratio is 1: 35. The school promotes an inclusive learning environment especially for students with special needs.
Forest learning camps as well as historic and heritage trips are organised for students’ right from nursery class. Specially designed play area with splash pools are a delight for the little ones. The school organises annual inter-school competitions/workshops to encourage the students and broaden their horizon of knowledge.
Besides over 50 classrooms in the school, dedicated rooms are designed for indoor activities viz. Art Rooms, Vocal Music Room, Theatre Room, Clay Modelling Room, Western Music Room, Paper Cycling Room and many more. The school has a well-stocked and well managed library with 23,600 books besides other teaching aids like video & audio cassettes and CDs.
Gyan Bharati School was established in 1980. It has a sprawling 7.29 acres campus with four playgrounds, two auditoriums, and five labs. The school has a child counsellor to advise students on issues related to career or personal problems.
To develop academic excellence, the school offers a wide syllabus with careful planning and guidance, and this has enabled the students’ independent thinking and self-expression. The school has hostel facilities for both boys and girls in the school premises. Special attention is paid to the food served at school canteen.
It is equipped with six computer laboratories housing 160 computers with multimedia facilities in LCD lab. A skating rink, swimming pool and two badminton courts are amongst the many sports amenities offered by the school. The maximum strength of students in each is 20.
The teacher student ratio is 1: 40. Right from pre-school to senior classes, there is a wide range of interesting co-curricular activities that include sports, art, music, dance, drama, quiz, storytelling and nature walks. The school has a child counsellor to advise students on issues related to career or personal problems.