List of Top Schools in Mumbai

Posted on: May 31, 2010

Top Mumbai Schools/List of Best Schools in Mumbai /Good Schools In Mumbai


1. Domnic Savio High School

Address: Pant Nagar Ghatkopar (E)
Mumbai 400075

Tel:+(91)-(22) 2513 1793   
2. D. A. V. International School

Address: 127-133, Vikas Paradise, Bhakti Marg. Opp. Balrajeshwar Temple, LBS Marg, Mulund (W)
Mumbai 400080

Tel:+(91)-(22) 5643 0997 5643 0998



3. Navy Children School (NCS)

Review of Navy Children School

NCS is a CBSE affiliated school upto Std XII under the aegis of Western Naval Command. Adm: February/ March, Age: 5 + as on 30 Sept of the year.

Address: Block VII area Behind KV II New Navy Nagar, Colaba
Mumbai – 400 001

4. J.B.Wacha High School for Girls

M.Joshi Road, Parsee Colony, Dadar (East),
Mumbai – 400 014

Fort Area

5. The Cathedral and John Connon School

Review: The school is run by the Anglo Scottish Education Society and is affiliated with the ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education) and ISC boards of the Indian Government.

Veer Nariman Rd
Mumbai – 400 001
Tel:+(91)-(22)-5606 3146 .
6. Greenlawns High School

Review: The school was founded in 1959 by an American citizen Mrs. J. Frazer-Thompson and an Indian businessman, C. U. Shah.

Notable Alumni:

Karan Johar, Hindi film director.
Rachel Reuben, Indian supermodel of the 80s and 90s; first Indian supermodel.
Nikhil Advani, Hindi film director.
Neil Nitin Mukesh, Hindi movie actor.
Hemant Shivdasani, Model
Rongita Nandy, Producer, Director

1. Pupils applying for admission (from standard one upwards) are, as a rule, subjected to a competitive entrance test.

2. No student less than 5 years and more than 7 years by the beginning of the school year is admitted to the First Standard. A corresponding scale of age is fixed for the successive standards.

3. The Entrance Test, The Registration Fee, The Yearly Term Fee and Tuition Fee must be paid in advance upon registration and these fees are not refundable under any circumstance, should the child not eventually attend school.

4. Applying for admission is to be made only between 10th Feb-26th Feb and in the prescribed form only.
Address: Bomanji Petit Road, Off Bhulabhai Desai Road,
Mumbai – 400 036
Website :


7. Ashok Academy
Review: Ashok Academy follows CBSE pattern and provide good quality education to their students.
Golden Chariot, Lokhandwala Complex, Andheri (West),
Mumbai – 400 053

Tel:+(91)-(22)-26365670 .+(91)-(22)-26365670      .

8. Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Review:  Located at Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai, India, the school operates in a seven-storeyed campus, housing 1,30,000 square feet with the latest of teaching and learning infrastructure.

The school is from LKG to 12 – the ICSE, the IGCSE and the IB Diploma programmes. The membership of the Cambridge International Primary Programme further helps the school in enhancing the breadth and depth of the curriculum.

The first four batches of ICSE and IGCSE students have also achieved outstanding results. In the IGCSE examinations held in 2009, 52.7% of all grades earned were A* grades (95% or better) and 34.5% of all grades achieved were A grades. Thus, 87.1% of all grades achieved were A* and A grades, whereas the world average for 2009 is 33%. In the ICSE examinations of 2009, the school’s average score was 91%; our topper has scored 96.14% and 71% of our students have scored 90% or above


For the Academic Year 2010-11, Dhirubhai Ambani International School offers admissions to the following classes:

Lower Kindergarten (LKG)
Class VIII (ICSE) & Class VIII (IGCSE)
Class XI (IB Diploma Programme 1st Year)

For admission to LKG, the eligibility criterion is that the child was born between June 1, 2005 and May 31, 2006 (both days inclusive);
For admission to class VIII, the student must have completed class VII at a recognized school before joining Dhirubhai Ambani International School;
For admission to class XI (IBDP 1st Year), the student must have completed a recognized secondary education board examination (class X) before joining Dhirubhai Ambani International School.

For admission test details:
Address: Bandra-Kurla Complex Bandra (East)
Mumbai 400 098

Tel:+(91)-(22)-40617000, 7001

8. American School of Bombay


ASB is a fully recognized World IB School utilizing an international curriculum with full accreditation from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. It is also accredited by the Commission of International and Trans Regional Accreditation. The International Baccalaureate (IB) program was established at ASB in 1998. ASB’s IB-Primary Years Program (PYP) and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IB/DP) are authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.

Students in all divisions benefit from strong academic programs in math, science, language arts, social studies (humanities), French or Spanish, music, visual and dramatic arts, technology, and PE. Specialist teachers are provided for French, Spanish, Drama, Music, Art, PE, and Technology for grades ECEC (Early Childhood Education Center) through grade 12. The school has a strong commitment to professional development and to providing leadership opportunities for all of our educators. A climate of collegiality, collaboration, and professionalism permeate all three of our divisions.
Admissions Application Timeline:

2010-2011 school year – applications accepted until May 15th, 2010 for those seeking an August 2010 start date; applications accepted year-round for those seeking admission later than August 2010.
2011-2012 school year –  applications accepted beginning December 1st, 2010.

For more details:

SF 2, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex Road, Bandra East
Mumbai 400 098

Tel:+(91)-(22)-2652 1111
Fax:+(91)-(22)-2652 1234


9. Dr. Pillai Global Academy


The school boasts Computer centre, Primary and Secondary Libraries, Indoor Swimming pool, Gymnasium and Activity rooms. Prospectus and the Registration forms can be obtained in April.

At the secondary level, the student can choose between the ICSE and the IGCSE programme, after close-knit consultation with parents, teachers, and counselors, and with a view to develop the skills best suited to his potential. At the higher secondary level, the student has a choice of two boards: the A Levels and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Either way, the teaching standards are the finest you can expect, delivered by an internationally-trained faculty and designed to qualify your child for discerning institutions overseas.

Admissions open for :
Pre-Primary & Primary – CIPP (Nursery to Grade V)
IGCSE Checkpoint / ICSE (Grade 6,7,8,9,10)
IB Diploma Programme, IGCSE “A” Levels and ISC (Grade 11,12)

Admission Procedure

•Purchase the Dr. Pillai Global Academy prospectus, with the admission application form. This prospectus is available at the school office.
•Having filled in the application form, it should be submitted to the school office, along with a certified true copy of the child’s birth certificate,a family photograph and the child’s passport size photographs and registration fee.
•Application forms will be scrutinised and interviews will be conducted. Selected applicants will be notified.
•On receiving the admission notification, payment is required of the admission fee, caution money and academic fees.

Address: Plot No. 1, RSC 48, Gorai – II, Borivali,
Mumbai 400 092

Tel:+(91)-(22)-2868 4464  / 67 / 84

10. Smt. Lilavatibai Podar Senior Secondary High School

The school was founded under the inspiration of Late Pitashree Anandilal Podar in 1972. It is owned and managed by Anandilal and Ganesh Podar Society. The original building, called the Tower Building is a landmark, off the S V Road, opposite Santacruz (west) railway station.

The School Building is housed within the sprawling Podar Education Complex, and it is a majestic landmark, an imposing structure, now painted white and blue with ground plus five storeys. The-School is well connected by road and also other means of public transport. Each floor has 12 to 15 classrooms with two staffrooms on every floor.

With the significant increase in pupil strength over recent years, changes have been made to provide the students and the staff with a very good environment.

The school has classes from pre­primary right upto Std. XII ­ ISC and is registered with the state of Maharashtra and is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. The School strives to impart sound Iiberal education aimed at the development of the total personality of the child.

For Curriculum:

Tower Building, Saraswati Road, Santacruz (W)
Mumbai – – 400 054
Tel:+(91)-(22)-6711 1111

Navi Mumbai

11. Apeejay School

Review: The school was started in 1987. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. Admission: June, Age: 3 ½ years on the 1 st June. The School caters to the requirements of Navi Mumbai – the city of 21st century, with classes from Nursery to XII and has come a long way, having provided an ideal platform for the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional growth of children. The Institution’s belief, ” learning is a holistic process and is all – pervasive”.

All Apeejay Schools are affiliated to CBSE New Delhi

Procedure and Eligibility
The advertisement is published in the newspaper in the last week of November following which the forms are made available at the admission counter
A child seeking admission to the Nursery Class in a particular year should have attained the age of 3 ½ years on the 1 st June of that year.
Interaction with Parent and Students is generally arranged in the month of Nov / Dec.
List of short listed candidates is displayed in the month of December/January for the session beginning from the mid of June.

Primary, Middle and Secondary

The admissions are done in the month of June. The number of seats available and the date on which the forms will be distributed are put up on the school notice board in the month of May.
The students have to appear for a written test and an interview with the Selection Committee.

Senior Secondary

The admission to class XI is done on the basis of merit achieved in the X Board Exams and the cut off percentage decided by the school.
Address: Sector-15, Nerul
Navi Mumbai – 400 706

Tel:+(91)-(22)-2770 36 35.
Tel:+(91)-(22)- 2770 0179
12. Ryan International School

• Review: CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
• ICSE (Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations)
• SSC & HSC (Secondary and Higher School Certificate)
• IGCSE, A & O Level (Cambridge International Examinations)

Address: Sector-15, Nerul
Navi Mumbai – 400 706

Tel:+(91)-(22)-2770 36 35.
Tel:+(91)-(22)- 2770 0179 .

13. Janaki International Residential School

The school is run on recent educational concepts and techniques. It propagates moral values and imparts quality education to meet global needs.

Admission Details & Eligibility Criteria.

 Admission is open for all children without any distinction of sex, race, caste, creed or social status.
Age limit for admission to Pre-Primary classes as on 1st June every year is as follows:-

 Nursery – 2½ years,     Jr. K.G. – 3½ years,       Sr. K.G. – 4½ years.

For Std. I to X the students should be of corresponding age to  the class to which admission is sought.

The age limit prescribed by the government shall be strictly adhered to and no relaxation in age shall be permitted.

Admission in all classes is subject to availability of seats.

The prescribed application form duly completed in all respects along with the registration fees should be submitted at the  time of seeking the admission.

1. Students seeking admission to any Std are required to appear for an admission test and the Principal’s  decision is final.

2. Students who join the Pre-primary section and standard I will have to produce the original birth certificate in support of the date of birth entered in the admission form.

3. Students coming from any recognised school will not be admitted without the original leaving certificate from the school last attended.

4. Students belonging to SC/ST/OBC etc. must submit the relevant caste certificate.

5. Students coming from other states or countries have to get the L.C. counter signed by the Education Officer / Embassy of the state/country. Changing from CBSE or ICSE to SSC, will require permission from the Education Department.

6. The parent who signs the admission form is considered as the legal guardian of the child.

For details –

Address: Village – Hatne, Taluka – Vikramgad, Via Manor P.O. Bandan
Thane – 401403

Tel:+(91)-(22)-9422477033, 9422477034


7 Responses to "List of Top Schools in Mumbai"

Where does SM Shetty school stand ?

Anybody who can help my children secure admission in Jamnabai Narsee IGCSE school.

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where does Vibgyor school in goregoan west stand in the ratings?

J.B Vachha School in Dadar rating please

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