Choosing a school that is the right fit for your child is never easy. The curriculum, the teaching method and the overall culture are all important deciding factors. So, if you were toying with the idea of how an ICSE school might work for your child's benefit, then this list will be just right for you. We have put together some of the most well known and popular ISCE schools in Mumbai to help you assess if the school meets all the criteria that you had in mind for your child's educational journey.
Overview: Considered one of the best schools in India, Dhirubhai Ambani International School is known for its academic rigour and its focus on a child's overall development. The school has been ranked number 1 in the Hindustan Times Best School in Mumbai survey for 3 years in a row. The school has a student teacher ratio of 7:1 and offers a host of community related and self-development opportunities to its students. The school offers the ICSE curriculum till grade 8, post which students can opt for the IB diploma programme or the IGCSE program that is offered by the school.
Location: Bandra (East)
Overview: The school is one of the oldest in Mumbai but is known for the excellent infrastructure and learning environment it provides for its students. With a student teacher ratio of 10:1 for the younger classes and 38:1 for senior students, the school is known for its extra curricular and sports activities.
Location: Purshottamdas Thakurdas Marg
Overview: Jamnabai Narsee is a part of the Narsee Monjee Trust formed in 1970. The school is well known in the city for its academic excellence and its focus on special needs children through a specially set up resource centre. The school applies the latest teaching methodologies within the ICSE curriculum that they offer. The student teacher ratio in a typical classroom is 14:1. The school is also known for its special focus on sports.
Location: JVPD, Vile Parle
Overview: One of the most reputed schools in Mumbai, Bombay Scottish is known for its focus on developing the child through a holistic approach. As such the school pays keen attention on providing opportunities to children that help them develop skills through extra curricular activities. The school is known for its excellence in sports and sound infrastructure.
Overview: Established in 1990, this school is well known for its academic focus and sound infrastructure. The school also boasts of a strong faculty team lead by the principal Mrs. Kalyani Patnaik.
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