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
DLF Public School
Uttam School, Ghaziabad
The Holy Child
Seth Anandram Jaipuria School
Bal Bharti Public School
DAV Public School
Gurukul The School
Delhi Public School, Ghaziabad
The school has invested in laptops for teachers, interactive boards in every classroom, a well stocked library with over 15,000 books and impressive sports infrastructure. It has topped the ‘academic rigour’, ‘extra-curricular activities’, ‘sports’, ‘competence of teachers’ and ‘social accountability’ categories.
The school has well-equipped labs for junior and senior schools, two libraries with over and two clinics with qualified doctors. A basketball court, two swimming pools and a lawn tennis court are some of the sports facilities. The school has scored the highest in ‘parental participation’ and third highest in ‘teacher care & development’ ,’competence of teachers’ and ‘academic rigour’ parameters.
The school offers both CBSE and the new CBSE-International curriculum to its students. With 107 state level awards in its kitty, the school excels in sports and provides a variety of sports facilities.
There is a good and resourceful library for students’ assistance, a gymnasium, a golf course, a swimming pool and dance and music rooms. It has the No.1 rank in ‘individual attention to students’ and second rank in ‘life skills education’ and ‘extra-curricular’ activities’.
The library here is one of the biggest in Ghaziabad. The eco club helps in maintaining greenery and cleanliness in the school premises. It has the highest score in ‘value system’ and social accountability’ and ‘value for money’ categories.
The superior layout, design and décor of the air conditioned classrooms with smart boards, well equipped labs, well stocked library and a multipurpose hall makes this school stand out. It has the second rank in ‘parental participation’ and third in ‘teacher care and development’.
Students are involved in exchange programmes with countries such as Australia and Germany. Due emphasis is given to sports which is backed by good infrastructure. It has the highest score in ‘life skills education’ and third highest in both ‘extra-curricular activities’ and ‘value system’.
The school was established in 1984 and has special activity rooms for nursery students. It has a multifacility recording studio and smart classrooms. It has the best ‘teacher care and development’ score, and second highest ‘value system’ score.
The school is committed to academic excellence, arts, athletics and intellectual growth of students. Full time services of a counsellor career are available. A host of clubs such as Literary Club, Information Technology Club and Academic Club engage the students. It has the best score on the ‘social accountability’ parameter and second best in ‘sports’.
State and national level coaches are available during and post school hours to train students. The school also runs an Archery Academy which has laid the foundation for young archers to learn skills and techniques. It has the best ‘infrastructure and facilities’ and ‘safety and hygiene’ scores.