Top 10 Boarding schools for girls, 2017

Boarding schools for girls

There are many reasons why parents are now considering sending their kids to top boarding schools. The academics, the athletics and the extracurricular activities that these places provide are just a few considerations. Here we provide you with a lowdown on the Top Boarding schools for girls in India.

1. Welhem’s Girls’ school, Dehradun

Profile: The 12 acre campus on the foot hills of the Himalayas has fully equipped biology, physics and chemistry labs along with spacious classrooms. The school motto embodies the essence of this spirit:’Aartta Shanti PhalaVidya’ – the fruits of education are in the peace and succour brought to the suffering.

Sports are a major component of the Welham life where the choices are many – athletics, karate, hockey, badminton, basketball, aerobics, tennis, table tennis. Adventure sports also form an important part of the school curriculum. The school is able to take advantage of its splendid location in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas and arrange treks, camps, skiing, white-water rafting, cycling and so on for the students.

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Fee: 6,00,000/year

Established: 1957

Number of students: 600

Student Mix: Girls only

Board: ICSE

Notable Alumini: Radhika Roy, Subhashini Ali, Madhu Tehran, Kareena Kapoor, Deepa Mehta, Brinda Karat

2. Mayo college girl’s school, Ajmer


Profile: The school provides a unique opportunity for all round education. It has the security of the rich Mayo tradition and an ethos conducive to developing each child’s potential to the fullest.  The school aims that its students acquire a broad range of skills, love of learning, tolerance, respect for the beliefs of others and basic values of truth and honesty.

Excellent facilities for games and extra-curricular activities indicate the emphasis laid on the development of the child outside and beyond the classroom.

Location: Ajmer, Rajasthan

Fee: Rs. 5,00,000/year

Established: 1988

Number of students: 776

Student Mix: Girls Only

Board: ICSE

Notable Alumini: Chavvi Rajawat, Princess Shruti of Nepal, Deeksha Seth, Saagrika Ghatge.

3. The Scindia Kanya Vidhyalaya Gwalior

Profile: SKV Gwalior was set up with a view to promote education for the girl child in the newly independent India. The school embodies her dream of providing progressive modern education and equipping young girls to be good citizens.

Housed in 35 acres of lush greenery, the ScindiaKanyaVidyalaya is a serene haven with a vibrant ambience. A home away from home for about 500 students from all parts of the country and abroad, the school claims to build a sturdy academic foundation and prepare the students for the world of tomorrow.  Location: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Fee: 4-6 lakhs/year

Established: 1956

Information: skvgwalior.org

Number of students:500

Board: CBSE

4. Mussoorie International School

Profile: Spread over 30 acres, the school is conveniently tucked away from the din and bustle of the city, providing an ideal atmosphere for learning. The school has been upgrading its existing infrastructure in keeping with the times, to provide its students state-of-the-art facilities.

The school aspires to “Provide a learning space that encourages and empowers its members to be responsible citizens, just, with faith in secularism, concern for the environment and an abiding belief in honesty and integrity.”

Location: Mussoorie, Uttarakhand

Fee: 4-6 lakhs/year

Established: 1984

Information: http://www.misindia.net/

Number of students: 650

Board: ICSE

5. Unison World School

Profile:Unison World School is an all girls’ school offering quality education with finest accommodation facilities to the students. The school imparts a blend of modern and traditional Indian education. The medium of instruction is English with the school admitting girls in grades IV to XII.

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Fee: 5.5 lakhs/year

Established: 2007

Number of students:475

Board: IGCSE and A-levels

6. Ecole Globale International Girls’ School

Profile:EcoleGlobale School sits on a 40 acre campus with state-of-the-art temperature controlled classrooms equipped with ICT enabled learning rooms. The school offers spacious computer labs equipped with Apple computers and the latest technology, a library featuring 2550 books with 450 specimen copies. The school also houses two auditoriums, which enables seating of 500 people each

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Fee: 4.6 lakhs/year

Established: 2012

Information: www.ecoleglobale.com

Number of students: 475

Board: CBSE and CIE

7. Mody School

Profile: The 265 acre Mody School campus hosts 30 Smart Classrooms equipped with ICT learning and wi-fi connectivity. The school hosts separate laboratories for Computer, Physics, Chemistry, Home Science, Biology, Biotech, Mathematics, Geography and Art and craft, all equipped with the latest equipment and technology.

Location: Sikar, Rajasthan

Fee: 3.6 lakhs/year

Established: 1988

Information: www.modyschool.ac.in

Number of students: 1000

Board: CBSE, CIE and IBO

8. Ashok Hall Girls Residential School, Ranikhet

Profile:The 25 acre school campus is nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, close to Ranikhet in Uttarakhand. The classrooms are well-furnished, spacious and well-ventilated.

The school library features a good collection of books which students can use extensively. The school hosts three science labs – one each for physics, chemistry and biology. The school offers playgrounds for sports and games such as roller skating, basketball, hockey, cricket, tennis, golf, volleyball and horse riding.

Location: Ranikhet, Uttarakhand

Fee: 4.5 lakhs/year

Established: 1993

Information: www.ahgrs.net

Number of students: 250

Board: ICSE

9. Birla Balika Vidyapeeth

Profile:The school is a part of the Birla Group and focuses on providing a culturally sound and integrated learning environment with modern education methodologies ensuring that students develop as self-reliant, disciplined and confident women of tomorrow ready to face the upcoming challenges of life.

It aims in providing quality education for the students, providing ample opportunities for free thinking so that they are well equipped to accomplish success in their future ventures.

Location: Pilani, Rajasthan

Fee: 3.5 lakhs/year

Established: 1941

Information: www.bbvpilani.com

Number of students: 1000

Board: CBSE

10. Vidhya Devi Jindal School

Profile: The Vidhya Devi Jindal schoolfocuses on all aspects of a student’s life – emotional, mental, physical, social and spiritual. Students and staff work together to develop a unique community of warmth, respect, mutual cooperation, friendship, leadership and love. 

It is located in serene and tranquil surroundings. The campus is spacious with a creatively constructed academic wing. It has a utility block, a large auditorium, a health club and a dining hall with seating capacity for 1000 students. The campus also has an outdoor swimming pool, indoor shooting range and a roller skating rink.

Location: Hisar, Haryana

Fee: 4.5 lakhs/year

Established: 1981

Information: http://www.vdjs.edu.in/

Number of students: 770

Board: CBSE

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