Nowadays for school education parents prefers international schools for giving the best learning experience to their kids. The reason is quite obvious. They provide world class educational facility, international exposure, rich cultural diversity, and not to mention the wide acceptance of the educational degree. They provide the best possible environment for the all-round development of the students. India has seen a steady rise in number of international schools in last few years. The competition among the international schools is constantly rising to attract the best students and to be the prime destination for students. Here are the top 10 best international schools in India in 2013.
10. The International School, Bangalore
This world renowned private school is located in the outskirts of Bangalore, the IT city of India. It was founded in 2001 by the Dr. K P Gopalkrishana. TISB is a finest example Indian settling with world class education. It offers IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and 2 year International baccalaureate diploma. Aiming at making its students the future, it provides world class facilities in every other way. TISB offers rigorous academic course work along with other facility like sport, music, communication skill, etc. for the all-round development. It takes steps for making the students aware of national and global issues and commitment towards society to produce a responsible citizen out of them. It is the first school in India to have a Full sized AstroTurf football field. TISB ranked as one of the top 5 boarding schools international school in the world by Independent School Show magazine. Its alumni get offers from prestigious Ivy league university like Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, MIT, etc. This is what makes it a popular choice for parents for their child’s education.
9. Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai
This prestigious international school of Mumbai is a prime choice when it comes to quality school education. It offers IGCSE at level 10th through Cambridge International Examinations as well as IB’s Primary Year Program, Middle Year Program and Diploma Program. It opened in 2004. Its emphasis lies in integrated and interactive teaching-learning methodology. It is famous for its state of art facilities like auditorium, well-stocked library, audio-visual room, playground and swimming poll, etc. It takes every other necessary step towards the holistic development of its students.
8. Scottish High International School, Gurgaon
This international school is another best option if you want to give your kids the best schooling experience. Based on the philosophy “Interrogo, Percipio, Adicio” , it respects child’s freedom and enables them to gain knowledge through self-discovery- a true culture of learning. Constantly ranked as one of the best of its kind it nurtures its students in all respects to make a successful human being. The student life here is full of activities to make them an all-rounder. It is an IB world school from 2009 for its diploma and primary year’s program.
7. Oberoi International School, Mumbai
Opened in 2008, this famous international school of India is less than none when it comes to holistic education. It is accredited by Council of International Schools and accredited for Diploma programme. The school campus is 400.000 square feet with all necessary facilities like auditorium, gymnasium, indoor games badminton courts, etc. Its swimming pool is outstanding with the size of half of the size used in Olympic Games. It started with a mission of “Providing a dynamical educational environment, by encouraging learners to face the demand and challenges of an evolving world”, it truly followed its principle. It follows IBO’s PYP till grade 5 and followed by CLSP from 6-8 which provides a good preparation for the IGCSE. It also provides the IBO diploma for 11-12 students. The teacher to student ratio is 1:14 which gives a boost to individual attention of students. It has also the student’s councils which play a vital role in school’s decision making. It is a place for schooling you can rely on.
6. Mercedes-Benz International School, Pune
Situated in Pune, it is well known for being a first choice of parents for the school education of their children’s. It is located in Hinjawadi and 3 hours journey from Mumbai along expressway. It is filled with all that necessary facilities and amenities for an all-round development of a child; it has a richly diverse international community and very good student –teacher ratio. It offers the International Baccalaureate program. MBIS follows the PYP till 5th grade followed by MYP till 10th and then 111th and 12th classed are in the Diploma program. It was established in 1997 with a spirit of providing a supportive atmosphere which challenges students to excel and never looked back since then.
5. Mahindra United World College, Pune
This is a proud member of the 12 united world college families. It is located at 40km southwest of Pune in Maharashtra. This school is founded in 1997 with the motto of “making education a force to unite people, nations and culture of peace and a sustainable future”, it really succeeded in providing a fine learning environment for education. It has own swimming pool, football field, tennis court, social center and also medical center. An example of true international educational center its 2013-14 batches represent around 56 countries. Its quality of education makes a it a lead choice for education among student and parents.
4. Pathways World School, Aravali
One of the most sought after international school in India, It was the first residential school in North India to follow the IB curriculum. The campus is situated in 32 acres of land on an elevated, wooded site along the majestic foothills of the Aravali Hills. Along with the tranquil environment away from the rush of city it also offers a magnificent scenic panorama across the hills. The current strength of students is around 1100 covering students from over 40 nations. It has created a benchmark in purposeful use of technology in education with the state of art facility. It offers education starting for primary to IB Diploma. Due to its world class learning facility, most of its students are accepted by reputed university for higher education. It has also a student council which plays active role in the functioning of school in both academic and non-academic activity. It has a good career and guidance cell. Pathway World school is a top destination for an all-round education off students.
3. Woodstock School, Mussoorie
Education for a World of Difference, says the seal of Woodstock School. A leading international school and a best example of its kind the Woodstock school of Mussoorie is located in Landour, a nice hill station contiguous with the town of Mussoorie in Uttarakhand- the Queen of Hills. This was established in 1854 and always enjoyed the taste of being the top choice of students and parents for school education. It’s beautiful lush greenery campus gives a pleasure experience of living and provides the best environment for learning. It started with a mission of offering exceptional education in a diverse international community. It always strives to excel in teaching and learning. In its glorious history of over 150 year sit succeed in developing visionary, articulate and ethical individuals to achieve their full potential in leadership and in life. It provides classes from K-12 and supports its student in preparing for higher university education.
2. Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai
“Dare to Dream, Learn to Excel”, says the DAIS logo. This elite educational institution is built by Reliance industries in 2003 to provide international level of education to students. It prepares students for Indian certificate of Secondary education, IGCSE and IB diploma. It is well known for high grade average in both IB diploma and IGCSE right from beginning making its students able to enter some of the prestigious universities including Ivy League with Oxford, Cambridge. The quality of education makes it extremely competitive for admission for the international curriculum program as well as a top leader in school education. It offers classes from LKG to 12 standards. DBIS is filled with all modern facilities for holistic education. The unparalleled teaching facility with Wi-Fi campus and playground, recreational activities center, weekend physical education activity is what makes it the best choice for learning. It has its student council. It also has its social initiatives like the Village project which h helped the school to achieve the UN Millennium Development Objectives as well as the IB Mission goals: “Think Globally and Act Locally.”
1. Indus International School, Bangalore
The top of this list, the best of its kind Indus International School, Bangalore, needs no introduction. This prestigious school is the first choice of every student and parent for best quality international education. It came to existence in 2003 with a vision of “creating leaders of the future, by imparting holistic education, in an environment of excellence where students and faculty from different parts of the world come together for the purpose of learning”, and it is needless to say that it really succeeded in achieving its dream in short period due to its world class education facility and commitment. Located in Billapura cross, Sarajapur in Bangalore this IB school offers education from primary to Diploma program. The campus is filled with the latest modern technology required for a true learning experience. Its classrooms are well equipped with projection system, and excellent computer facility. There is also indoor stadium and outdoor track field for sports. It brings the best out of its students, making them strong social responsible and one who respect for cultural diversity, it makes learning easy and fun, this is what makes it the top international school in India.