Top 10 CBSE schools in Chennai, 2018

Desi is best, you say? Perhaps it is. There’s definitely a need to utilise the resources that are native to our nation. And it’s been long proven that CBSE’s standards are strict and that they are good with quality control, especially when it comes to science and math. If you believe that you need to strengthen your child’s knowledge base, starting now, for future Indian competitive exams, this is certainly the way to go. Here’s a list of top 10 CBSE schools in Chennai.

1.    DAV Boys Senior Secondary School

DAV boys senior secondary school was established in 1970, affiliated to and fully recognized up to class XII by the C.B.S.E. New Delhi. With a highly qualified, competent and dedicated faculty, D.A.V.B.S.S.School has carved a niche for itself in the academic domains of the country. It currently has around 90 teaching staff and student strength of 2386 boys.

Address: 213, LLyods Road, Gopalapuram


Fees: NA

Contact: 044-28352866

 2.    Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Gerugambakkam

Founded in 2005, The PSBB School is a co-educational day Institute, with approximately 3300 students from Pre-Kindergarten to Class XII. The Institute is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is the only ‘Microsoft Mentor’ school in India. The school has a sprawling campus of 5-acres, which is divided into separate blocks. The campus is replete with facilities such as a library, science, math, language, social studies & computer labs, spacious technology-enabled classrooms with smart classes, Separate rooms for yoga, dance, music, art, and craft, etc.

Address: 9 GST Road, St Thomas Mount,


Fees: NA

Contact: 044 - 65348441, 044 - 22323066/77

 3.    Maharishi Vidya Mandir

Established in 1983, Maharishi Vidya Mandir (MVM) School is a co-educational English Medium school with classes from pre-kindergarten to Class XII. MVM offers all modern facilities like well ventilated and spacious classrooms, modern science and computer labs, a well-stocked library, AV room, etc. The school has a host of co-curricular activities like meditation, classical dance forms, Carnatic music, karate, sports, etc. MVM also has a variety of clubs including entrepreneurship club, fashion designing club, quiz club, literacy club, science, and technology club, media club, etc. to promote teamwork among students.

Address: Maharishi Gardens,

28, Dr. Guruswamy Road



I to V: Rs: 2290 per month

V to VIII: Rs: 2385 per month

XI to XII: Rs: 3210 per month

Contact: +91-44-26427088, 26431047, 30527077

 4.    National Public School, Gopalapuram

National Public School, Gopalapuram, was founded in 1970 by our Chairman Dr. K. P. Gopalkrishna and Dean Mrs. Santhamma Gopalkrishna. The school is located in the heart of the city in Gopalapuram. NPS Gopalapuram has been granted the status of permanent affiliation by the Central Board of Secondary Education. The benchmark of its success has been its admirable record in academics as well as co-curricular programs including the personality development programme.

Address: 228, Avvai Shanmugam Road, Gopalapuram


Fees: NA

Contact: +91 44 2835 1973 / +91 44 2835 1974

 5.    Hindu Sr. Sec. School, Indira Nagar, Chennai

The Hindu Senior Secondary School in Indira Nagar Chennai offers classes from I to X. The school’s campus spreads over two acres and houses two, two-storied buildings, a large playground and a separate section of the campus for kindergarten students. The school lays emphasis on the importance of Indian culture and values and respecting the ideals of the society.

 Address: No 1,2nd Main Road, Indira Nagar


Fees: NA

Contact: 044-2490 1836

6.    Chinmaya Vidyalaya

Chinmaya Vidyalaya has three branches in Chennai, one each in Anna Nagar, Kilpauk, and Virugambakkam. The school’s curriculum and teaching methodologies aim at giving the child a holistic education through exposure to a variety of subjects. It focuses beyond academics, on character building and personality development as well.

Address: 17, Harrington Road, Chetpet


Fees: NA

Contact: 044-2626 1358, 044-2620 8862

7.    SBOA school

SBOA school in Chennai’s busy Anna Nagar area is a co-ed school offering CBSE syllabus for LKG through XII. The school has close to 10,000 students and is managed by the State Bank of India Officer’s Association. Besides science and computer labs, the school also has a science park for the KG section, a splash pool, and a roof garden.

Address: 18, School Road, Anna Nagar West Extension



LKG-UKG: Rs: 26620

Class I –III: Rs: 30250

IV –V- Rs: 30250

VI-VIII: Rs: 33880

IX-X: Rs: 42169

XI-XII: Rs: 45980

Contact: 044 2615 1145

8.    Asan Memorial School

The Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School was started in the year 1966 on 27th of June in commemoration of renowned Malayalam poet Mahakavi Kumaran Asan of Kerala. The school received its CBSE affiliation in 1969 making it the very first CBSE School in Chennai, India and one of the largest in the country. Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, every year has students who pass out with cent percent results with about 75% first classes. It has also excelled in sports and some of the participants were awarded scholarships by CBSE. Some students are recipients of NCERT Talent Search Scholarship as well.

Address: # 1, Anderson Road, Cochin House


Fees: NA

Contact: +91 44 - 2827 5858, 2827 8713

9.    Velammal CBSE Schools

A household name in Chennai, the Velammal group of institutions has several schools including an international school in the state. There are close to 15 CBSE Velammal schools in Chennai, offering academics as well as a range of extra-curricular activities for its students.

Address: Velammal New-Gen Park, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Block,

(Inside Velammal Engineering College Campus), Ambattur Red-hills Road,


Fees: NA

Contact: 044-6516 1766 / 2659 1841

10.     The Schram Academy

The Schram Academy (TSA) is an independent, coeducational school enrolling Indian and international day students in grades K-12. Founded in June 2000, TSA currently caters to the educational needs of more than 3329 students with about 207 members of faculty and staff operating at five campuses. The school has co-curricular activities such as rollerskating, swimming, dance, and tennis integrated into the curriculum. At TSA students are trained by professional coaches from a young age. TSA students have won laurels in the district, state and national competitions.

Address: One Schram Avenue, Maduravoyal


Fees: NA

 Contact: +91-44-65687463, 65324861, 26150056 

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