Top 10 schools in Delhi

Well, you’ve had a little time to think about where your child is going to study during the next academic year. Our 15 best-known alternative schools have given you perspective on how you’d like your child to be educated, while our tips on how to select the ideal school for your child will help you make the right choice, whatever it is you want for her. But what about institutions in your own city? Well, here you go. This list of schools in Delhi is based on Education World’s 2016 rankings. Read away, and all the best for academic year 2017-18.

1. Modern School

Established in 1920, Modern school is one of the oldest academic centres in the country. It is also one of the top boarding school in india. It is affiliated to CBSE and has about 2500 students studying in middle, secondary and higher secondary classes (keep this in mind for later if your child is just beginning kindergarten or primary school). There are 130 teachers and the campus is spread out on a superb 25 acres and boasts high end virtual classrooms, labs, sports and good boarding facilities.


Board: CBSE
Grades: Middle, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Barakhamba road, New Delhi
Annual fee: Rs 88,000 to Rs 1,20,000

2. Vasant Valley School, Delhi

Established in 1990, Vasant Valley School is a self-financed school with 1,257 students enrolled. And guess what? The Education World C fore survey 2011 ranked it the fourth most respectable day school in the country. It has over a 140 teachers and is affiliated to CBSE, offering over 18 subjects to choose from at the elective level. While academic growth is its priority, this school focuses on all-round development of your child by conducting several activities throughout the year, emphasising intellectual and emotional growth. The campus is spread over eight acres and is well-equipped with labs and sports facilities.


Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten to higher secondary
Where: Sector C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Annual fee: Rs 88,000 to Rs 120000

For admissions, visit

3. Delhi Public School, R K Puram, Delhi

Established in 1972, DPS is one of the most prestigious chain of institutions in the country. It is a day-cum-boarding school with over 9,500 students and 220 faculty members. It has also won best school award in India from Education Today. This school is affiliated to CBSE, and students are enrolled from 6th grade to 11th. The campus is sprawled over 12 acres of land, which includes boarding facilities, of course.


Board: CBSE
Grades: Middle, secondary and higher secondary
Where: R K Puram Delhi
Annual fee: Rs 1,50,000

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4. The Shri Ram School, Delhi

Founded in 1988, TSRS is currently spread over four campuses, from the Vasant Vihar campus for junior school to the senior school in Moulsari, Gurgaon. In 2000, TSRS was established in Aravali, Gurgaon and The Shri Ram Police Public School in Gurgaon was also set up in coordination with the Haryana Police Department. TSRS focuses on providing each student diverse education in a safe and supportive environment, so that every child grows to become a strong individual, realising their own potential to reach their goals.


Board: IB, ICSE
Grades: Preschool to higher secondary
Where: Vasant Vihar and Gurgaon
Annual fee: Rs 60,000 to Rs 70,000

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5. Sanskriti School, Delhi

Established in 1996 and affliated to CBSE, Sanskriti school has been consistently ranked as the top school not only in Delhi but countrywide as well. It was placed 10th in the day school category according to Education World-C fore Survey of Schools 2012. The campus includes a library, sports facilities and a separate art block. The school has 2500 students enrolled currently, with a great 1:10 teacher-student ratio to monitor progress of every child.


Board: CBSE
Grades: Primary, middle and secondary
Where: Chanakyapuri, Delhi
Annual fee: Rs 75,000 to Rs 1,00,000

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6. The Mother’s International School, Delhi

Established in 1956, MIS is situated in the calm, serene environment of Sri Aurobindo Ashram on Sri Aurobindo Marg. The school has around 2500 students studying in pre-primary, primary, secondary and senior secondary classes. The school is affiliated to CBSE and has about 200 teachers. This school aims at providing an education that flowers your child’s physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual personality. MIS aims to help a child to realise her unique potential in the light of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother’s vision of integral education.


Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten, primary, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Delhi
Annual fee: 37,000 – 50,000

For admissions, visit

7. Delhi public school, Dwarka, Delhi


Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten, primary, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Dwarka
Annual fee: Rs 1,21,400 – 2,51,500

For admissions, visit

8. Delhi Public School, Vasant Kunj, Delhi


Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten, primary, middle, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Vasant Kunj
Annual fee: Rs 25,000

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9.  Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, Delhi


Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten, primary, middle, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Mathura Road
Annual fee: Rs 53,400 – 54,600

For admissions, visit

10. Springdales School, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi

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Board: CBSE
Grades: Kindergarten, primary, middle, secondary and higher secondary
Where: Dhaula Kuan
Annual fee: Rs 75,000 – 1,00,000

For admissions, visit

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