Top Schools In West Bengal:
Schooling is an extremely important part in a child’s life. Good schooling ensures the all-round development of the child. Thus, choosing a good school is extremely important. With this in mind, we bring for you, the list of top schools in West Bengal. Please note that this isn’t an ordered list, because the ranking doesn’t follow a particular order.
Don Bosco School, Park Circus
Don Bosco School (Park Circus), located at 23, Darga Road, Kolkata, India, is an all-boys English medium school imparting education from first through twelfth grade. The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
Don Bosco, Park Circus hosts several interschool events in Kolkata, the most prominent of which is Bosco Fest. One of Kolkata’s oldest inter-school festivals, it is held annually in late July or early August.
St. Xavier’s Collegiate School
St. Xavier’s Collegiate School (informally SXCS) is a boys-only independent day school in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is considered to be one of India’s best and most prestigious schools.
St. Xavier’s Collegiate School as it stands today is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations that conducts ICSE and ISC Examinations for class 10 and 12 respectively. The school is also affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education that conducts the Madhyamik Examination for class 10. Students may choose between the two boards as per their choice and preference.
Loreto House, Kolkata
Loreto House is an all-girls school. The School is affiliated to the “Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)“. Loreto House aims to provide its pupils adequate opportunities to discover and hone their potential in diverse fields.
The school has set up various Activity Clubs, as varied as a Dance Club, a Cookery Club, Mathematics and Science Clubs, to cater to the diverse talents of the pupils.
Calcutta Boys’ School, Kolkata
The School is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) , New Delhi and conducts the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate Examination (ISC). Classes Nursery to VIII follows a syllabus (course of studies) prepared by the Interstate Board of Anglo-Indian Education, New Delhi.
Don Bosco High & Technical School, Liluah
Don Bosco School Liluah (DBL), is an all-boys, English medium school located in Liluah, near the city of Kolkata, India. It is affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations(CISCE).
The school is equipped with State-of-the-art facilities. DBL received the Calcutta Telegraph School of the Year award for “commitment to all-round excellence” in 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2015.
South Point School, Kolkata
South Point School (SPS) along with South Point High School (SPHS) together constitute the South Point group of schools. It is Kolkata’s first coeducational school.
The school offers education in English medium with Bengali and Hindi taught as vernaculars. Other subjects are taught as per the norms of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education and the Central Board of Secondary Education.
La Martiniere Calcutta
La Martinière Calcutta (informally known as LMC) comprises two single-sex private schools in Calcutta, India. The school is one of the oldest in India. They are affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination which conducts the ICSE and ISC examinations at the close of Classes X and XII respectively.
As per Forbes , La Martiniere for Boys is one of India’s 5 toughest schools to get into. La Martiniere Calcutta is consistently ranked as one of the best schools in India, with La Martiniere for Girls being ranked 1st, and La Martiniere for Boys being ranked 4th in the country by India Today’s Education World magazine as of 2015. All this certainly agrees with the fact that it is one of the top schools in West Bengal!
Modern High School for Girls
Modern High School (MHS) for Girls is a private school (nursery, junior and senior school) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. MHS won the British Council – International School Award for the period 2011 to 2014 as also the CINI and Save the Children Best School Award for “Each One Teach One” campaign.
The school is affiliated to the CISCE. Students take ICSE and ISC examinations.
Co-curricular activities include sports, public speaking, quizzing, creative writing, art appreciation (visual and performing), environmental projects and environmental awareness, community service projects, Information Technology, music and dance.
Birla High School, Kolkata
Birla High School in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, was founded by Lakshmi Niwas Birla in 1941. The school is organized into the Junior section and the Senior section, in separate buildings. The Girls’ Section was earlier a part of this school, but is now affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) under the name of Sushila Birla Girls’ School.
Graduates of Birla High School have been admitted into colleges and universities across India such as the IIT’s, Chennai Mathematical Institute,BITS Pilani, and SRCC.
St. Paul’s School, Darjeeling
St. Paul’s School is an independent boarding school for boys in the town of Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. Entrance tests for admission are held every September. The school follows the ICSE curriculum till the class 10 and the ISC for higher secondary (classes 11 and 12).
This was our list of top schools in West Bengal. Read about our list of top schools in Kerala here.