3) St Gregorios High School
VN Purav Marg, Chembur | Website: www.stgregorios.net
History: The St Gregorios Education and Medical Trust was formed in 1992. The Gregorian nursery and kindergarten section was opened in 1993 and the main school the following year.
Unique features: The school has applied for the ISA award. It is equipped with a special-needs cell, which caters to students of other schools as well. The school has tie-ups with Shankar Mahadevan’s music academy and Raell Padamsee’s acting classes for the primary section. It has smart classrooms, but retains traditional teaching methods too.
“The school strongly believes in inclusive education and all-round development. Be it academics, creative or cultural activities, our students excel in everything. We nurture young minds and sensitise them to make them responsible citizens.”— Aditi Banerjee, joint principal
Highest ratings for: Academic rigour, teachers, value for money
Board: Class 10 — ICSE, Class 12 — ISC
Annual fee: From Rs. 36,000 to Rs. 42,000
Students: 2,200 boys and girls
Student-teacher ratio: 40:1