List Of Top Schools In Hyderabad – Part 1
Posted June 17, 2010on:
Here is the list of Top and Best schools in Hyderabad. It is the first in series. Please suggest more schools.
- Harvard/Howard Public School
About – The school is 2 decades old and is one of the best co-educational schools in Hyderabad, affiliated to CBSE board. Established in the year 1986, situated in the heart of the city at Himayatnagar, Hyderabad, Howard Public School (formerly known as Harvard Public School) began its journey with sole objective of imparting quality education of the highest standards in child friendly environment. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE), New Delhi and prepares the children for All India Secondary School Education.
Facilities: Art and Craft, games, computer labs, field trips, library, music and dance, sports, transport, well equipped science lab.
Admissions: Admissions to classes Nursery, Kindergarten, I < II commence from the 2nd week of December and for classes 3rd to 9th from 1st week of March (Subject to the availability of the seats).
Prospectus and Applications are available at the school office between 9.30 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday and between 9.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. on Saturdays.
To Apply as teachers: Teacher requirement for the academic year 2008 to 2010
Please send your resume to below mentioned email ID’s
Email ID : firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternate Email ID : email@example.com
Address: 3-6-568, Street No.8, Himayat Nagar
Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad – 500029
Phone: (40) 27630610
2. Oakridge International School
About – Oakridge International was started on 11th June 2001 at rented premises in Jubilee Hills. To begin with, they had four Pre-Primary Sections, and one Section each for Classes I to V.
At present, more than 2500 students are on rolls, from the Nursery to Class XII. They have limited residential facilities for boys and girls. The medium of instruction at Oakridge International is English. Oakridge International enjoys the distinction of being the largest international school in India.
They are also the first IB world school in Andhra Pradesh, running successfully for nearly a decade now. They have the facility for kids to pursue any academic stream – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, or UK-based University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) or the Switzerland-based International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) first to run its Primary Years Programme (PYP) in 2003..(Authorised in October 2004)
Oakridge International School is promoted by the Visakhapatnam-based Vikas Educational Institutions Limited (VEIL), which is popularly known as the VIKAS Group. Starting with the establishment of a Junior College in 1993 at Visakhapatnam, the Vikas Group ventured ahead to start a junior college in Tirupati also.
All through Vikas educational institutions achieved high ranks in Intermediate Examinations. Even in Entrance examinations like EAMCET, IIT, IIIT, JIPMER, BITS Pilani, Roorkee Vikas students emerged a star performers, achieved high scores and top ranks. Vikas is now a household name in Andhra Pradesh that is synonymous to quality Intermediate education. Much of the credit of Vikas’ achievements goes to its founders Mr T. Naga Prasad, Chairman and Mr Y. V. Rajasekhar Babu, Managing Director.
Senior Management Team (SMT) of Oakridge International School includes:
Mr Ravi Kumar Sunkara-Director (Schools)
Capt. Rohit Sen Bajaj (Retd.)-Principal
Mr. Gerald Jacob – Vice Principal
Mrs Hema Sanjay-Headmistress
Col. Y. S. Ravindra Nath (Retd.)-Bursar
At the pre-primary and primary level (up to Class VI)
At the pre-primary and primary level (up to Class VI), Oakridge International offers a blend of the national curriculum as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT)-and done in schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)-with the international curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) for all students.
At the secondary school level, from Class VI to Class X
At the secondary school level, from Class VI to Class X, on the one hand Oakridge International prepares one group of students for the All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE) administered by the CBSE on completion of Class X while another group does the Cambridge Lower Secondary Programme in classes VI, VII and VIII (with the option of the Cambridge Checkpoint) followed by the Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) in classes IX and X.
Assessment and Evaluation
In conventional schools, marks or grades scored are the sole parameters to judge a student’s progress. At Oakridge International however, evaluation focuses on the child’s all-round development. In addition to end-of-topic tests and term-end trials (for classes IV to X), every child’s contribution and achievements in doing project work and producing study material is also assessed. The 5point rating scale is denoted by colours as below: Performance Standards:
The student demonstrates outstanding competence beyond what is expected for the class level at this time of the year. He/She can perform independently and apply his/her learning to new and different situations.
The student is competent and performs slightly above expected class level. He/She exhibits higher levels of skill and effort. Standard The student is competent and performs to the expected class level. He/She can maintain his/her performance with little assistance from the teacher.
The student demonstrates limited ability and understanding of what is expected for the class level at this time of the year. He/She needs continuous and greater amount of support from teachers and parents to rise to the level of a Standard student.
•Oakridge International admits students in to every class it operates – provided there are vacancies – except in classes X and XII.
•The exact number of students to be admitted every year depends on the seats that fall vacant after students who do not wish to continue at OIS withdraw from the school.
- The age of candidates seeking admission to the Nursery class of Oakridge International must be at least two-plus on 1st June of the year in which admission is sought. Following from this, the minimum age for admission to every class thereafter goes up accordingly. The criterion for the minimum age to qualify for admission to any class is adhered to most strictly.
- The cut-off date for the minimum age to qualify for admission to any class is strictly 01 June of the concerned year.
- A candidate seeking admission to classes I and above, should score at least 40% in each of the two papers for the written test to be eligible to be invited for the personal interview.
Vacancies for teachers in Oakridge International School
JUNIOR SCHOOL (IB PYP)
PRE PRIMARY: Classes PP1, PP2 and Nursery
PRIMARY: Classes I to VI
Subjects: English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. (For Classes I to III, preference will be given to teachers who can teach all the subjects as Home Room Teachers)
Classes VII to X
Subjects: English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Business Studies, Social Sciences
SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL
Classes XI and XII
Subjects: Mathematics, Business Studies, Accountancy, Economics, History, English, CAS (Creativity Action Service), Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Management.
Trained Graduates/Post Graduates (Age Group 25 – 40 years), with relevant teacher training qualifications and at least 5 years experience for senior classes.
Physical Education: Relevant Experience in teaching Physical Education as a subject to senior secondary classes.
The following positions are for all classes:
LANGUAGE TEACHERS: Spanish, French, Hindi.
SPECIAL NEEDS TEACHER: Graduates (Age Group 25 – 35 years) with B. Ed or training in remedial instruction/special education with 2 years of relevant experience in working with slow learners and learning difficulties – Math and English.
Subjects: Dance (Indian Classical & Western), Music (Vocal & Instrumental), Dramatics, Swimming.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS: Physical Education Trainers, B.P. Ed/M.P. Ed (Age Group 20 -30 years) with 2 – 5 years experience.
TEACHER LIBRARIAN & Asst. LIBRARIAN: Post Graduate/ Graduate in Library Science.
The school also invites qualified professionals for the following full time non teaching positions:
CAREER COUNSELLOR: Post Graduate with at least 3 years relevant experience.
NURSE: Qualification in Nursing having work experience in the schooling space.
Manager: M Com/MBA-Finance, Min of 4 yrs experience, proficient in all areas of accounts and finance, familiarity with accounting packages.
Executive: B Com, Min of 2 yrs exp in Tally, computer proficiency.
Manager: MBA-HR, Min of 5 yrs Exp, Proficient in all areas of HR like payroll and time office, performance appraisal, recruitment and personnel administration.
Executive: MBA – HR, Min of 1 yr exp.
To apply for the above positions, do email your resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to
The HR Manager
Oakridge International School,
Address: Khajaguda, on Nanakramguda Road,
Cyberabad, Hyderabad – 500008
Phone: (40) 25502460
Website – http://www.oakridge.in/
3.Praganya Montessori School
About – Pragnya Montessori house of children was established in 2004. It is a professionally operated, co-educational school follows the development of the child according to the Philosophy and Methodology of Dr. Maria Montessori.
Pragnya provides a full Montessori Education for children from the age of 30 months to twelve years old. The School is comprised of primary school (the 2 ½ – 6 year old group) and elementary school (the 6 – 9 and 9 – 12 year old groups) Completion of the three-year primary program at Pragnya or another recognized Montessori primary is normally a pre-requisite for entry into the elementary program.
The School operates five days a week, three terms per year. During the first year in the 3 – 6 group children attend a half-day program (9.00am – 12.30 pm}, five days per week. In the second year of the 3 – 6 primary program and throughout the elementary program children attend a full day (9.00am -3.00pm)
Admission: Enrolment Pollicy
Selection for a place at pragnya Montessori School is based on the following criteria:
1.Suitability for the school as determined by the correspondent, taking into consideration:
◦Intention to complete 3 year cycle
◦Of current students
◦Of past pupils who completed the 3-year cycle
3.Age and sex balance in waiting list order.
4.Acceptance of the Montessori philosophy and principles and willingness to participate in their implementation.
5.Parent participation in school
6.Admissions are based on first come first serve.
7.All placements are subject to:
◦An interview with the correspondent with prior appointment.
Address: 8-4-376/3, Borabanda,
Sanat Nagar Industrial Estate, Hyderabad – 500018
Phone: (40) 23716206
Website – http://pragnyamontessori.com/index.html
Email – email@example.com
4.Holy Mother High School
About – The school provides an innovative and dynamic learning environment, purposefully designed to support the educational program. It is a matter of rejoice and appreciation that the school has already entered into the Quality Management System.
Address: Agapura, Nampally Road, Nampally,
Hyderabad G.P.O., Hyderabad – 500001
Phone: (40) 24803106
5. St. George Grammar High School
Address: 5-9-263, Gunfoundry, Abids
Hyderabad G.P.O., Hyderabad – 500001
Phone: (40) 23232447
6. Euro Kids
About – EuroKids is a brand owned by EuroKids International Ltd which was formerly known as Egmont Imagination (India) Ltd. The core activity of the company revolved around children book publishing. The company had abundant access to Pre-School learning content and wanted to use its expertise in bringing good quality content to Indian students. This set off a process which led to the setting up of an organised Pre-School chain with the commencement of franchising in 2001. Since then EuroKids has added more than 600+ franchised pre-schools in 260 cities across India and provided more than 450 individuals an opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial journey.
LIC Post Office, Hyderabad – 500063
Phone: (40) 23234859
7. Oyster Play School and Montessorie
Address: 12-13-698/1, Street No. 13 Nagarjuna Nagar, Tarnaka,
Lallaguda, Hyderabad – 500017
Phone: (40) 65578827
8. Kendriya Vidyalaya
About – KVS Hyderabad Region came into existence in 1981.
It has now 50 Kendriya Vidyalayas, all in the State of Andhra Pradesh; 17 in Defence Sector, 28 in Civil Sector and 5 in Project Sector.
At present it has strength of approximately1500 teachers and 45,191 students.
FAQ on Admissions:
|1.||What is the procedure for seeking direct admission to class X and XII on a non-KVTC
within the specified date in accordance with KVS admission guidelines
|Prior permission from the Assistant Commissioner of the Region concerned is essential subject to the following conditions and the application should be forwarded by the Principal concerned :
a) Vacancies should be available i.e. below 40 per section
b) A child should be have been studied in a CBSE affiliated school in class IX and XI with 50% marks in the annual examination for the admission to class X and XII respectively.
c) The child should be eligible as per KVS admission guidelines.
d) The subject combination requested by the child should be available in the KV.
|2.||What should the parent do if the subject mentioned in the TC of the child are not matching with the subject combination available in the Vidyalaya? What about students seeking admission from a foreign country in any KV in India ?||
|3||Is Pre-primary an integral part of KVS. Clarify?||Pre-primary is being run on an experimental self-financing basis in a few KVs only. The maximum permissible enrolment is 25. The fee structure is Rs.400/- per month. There is no automatic admission from pre-primary to class I.|
|4||Is there any age restriction for admission to class XI and XII?||There is no age restriction for admission to class XI provided the concerned child is seeking admission in the year of passing class X examination. Similarly, there will be no upper and lower age limit for admission to class XII provided there has been no break in the continuous study of the child after passing class X/XI.|
|5||Is countersignature of TC essential fro non-KV cases during fresh admission? Clarify||Yes it is mandatory to get the TCs issued by non-KVs :
The competent authority is as follows :
a) For private school and govt. schools under state jurisdiction, the competent authority is the Dist Education Officer of the district concerned.
b) For CBSE, ICSE affiliated scoools, Secretary CBSE of the Regional Office concerned.
|6||Whether grand children of central government employees belong to category I||No. The category will depend where the department of the parent of the child is working.|
|7||Whether KVTC of private employees shifting to the place / changing job can be admitted over and above the class strength?||They can be admitted with prior approval of the Assistant Commissioner provided there is no other KV within a distance of 05 kms.|
|8||Whether merit in admission test will be the criteria for admission to higher classes ?||No. Category of the parent will be taken into consideration apart from the condition that the child passes the admission test.|
|9||Is it necessary to conduct admission test for the children coming from Army/Navy/Air Force schools for admission in any KV?||No. The admission test need not be conducted. The TC from any school managed by Army/Navy/Air Force authorities is treated at par with KVTC. All other conditions of admission guidelines are to be strictly followed.|
|10||A parent transferred from a place of peace posting to a non-family station. Whether the child can be admitted in nay KV where the parent wants to keep the family.||Yes. If a certificate from the competent authority to the effect that the parent is posted to a non-family station and he wishes to keep his family at some other station of his choice (May or may not be his native place) the parent should not be denied admission.|
Address: Barkas, CRPF Camp
Keshogiri, Hyderabad – 500005
Phone: (40) 24440338
ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER – 040-27845649
EDUCATION OFFICER’S – 040-27897571
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER – 040-27847249
AUDIT & ACCOUNTS OFFICER- 040-27840154
firstname.lastname@example.org (Assistant Commissioner)
email@example.com (Audit & Accounts Officer)
Website – http://www.kvsrohyd.gov.in
9. Eton Temple Convent School
Address: 22-23, Gayatrinagar
Saroor Nagar, Hyderabad – 500035
Phone: (40) 24048820
10. Millat Model School
Address: 6-1-188/A, Boudha Nagar,
Sitaphalmandi, Hyderabad – 500361
Phone: (40) 27500312
11. Johnson Grammar School
About – Johnson Grammar School I.C.S.E., Hyderabad, located at Habshiguda was established in 1979 by the Johnson Grammar School Education Society with affiliation to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi in 1983.
The school is co-educational and offers the I.C.S.E. course following the curriculum and syllabus prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.
Multi-facility Classrooms, Lab Facility, Library, Admin Block are some of the facilities.
Registration of a pupil is a pre-requisite to admission. Pupils are registered on payment of a non-refundable fee of Rs.500/- (Five hundred only). Mere registration is no guarantee for admission. Every student seeking admission to the school has to pass the Entrance Test. To qualify admission to the school, a high proficiency in English, Mathematics and languages is essential. Admission is purely on merit.
A mere pass will not be a basis for admission. The best of the lot well be selected. Parents are requested to refrain from bringing pressure on the Administrator for admission. This is an impossible way to get the child admitted. The only competent authority to grant admission is the Administrator. Hence, parents are advised not to contact persons however closely they may be connected with the school management in order to influence the Administrator. Resorting to such acts will prove to be a futile exercise
The syllabus for the entrance test has been specified only up to class VIII. For admission into class IX and X, the Principal has to be contacted since admission into these classes is based on certain rules laid down by the ICSE council.
Admission to classes other than Kindergarten is subject to the availability of seats.
Nursery & L.K.G. : Oral Interview with child.
The Entrance test will be conducted as under
U.K.G. : Number work, English (Written), EVE(Oral) and language (Written)
Class I to VIII: English, Mathematics and Language (Written)
Student found fit for admission will be given an admission form which should be correctly filled in and signed by the parent or guardian. The Birth Certificate or Transfer certificate issued by a recognized school must be produced at the time of admission.
Address: 9-3-366/1, Regimental Bazar
Secunderabad H.O., Hyderabad – 500003
Phone: (40) 27170940
Email id – firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacancy at the Johnson Grammar School:
Teachers required for the following positions.
Department Subjects Required qualification
Pre-Primary All subjects Montessori trained or PPTTC
Primary School All subjects Trained Graduates
Middle School English, History, French, Sanskrit Trained Graduates with experience in ICSE syllabus.
High School English, History, Geography, Telugu, Chemistry, Physics Trained Post Graduates with experience in ICSE syllabus.
Interested candidates can apply immediately by e-mail at email@example.com or in person.
12. Silver Oaks School
About – It is one of the best schools in Kukatpally that’s offering CBSE syllabus. Previously its name was Visakha Central School.
Telephone: +91-40-23047777, 23048888, 23047788
Mobile: +91- 9440800696 b, 9440800698
Website – www.silveroaksschool.com
13. Glendale Academy
About – Glendale Academy was founded with the sole mission to provide the best educational inputs for future generations.
The admission form for classes LKG to Seventh are available from the school head office and can be collected Monday to Saturday between 9:30 am and 3 pm.
The complete form should be submitted along with the following documents
Copy of the last progress report card from the previous school
Copy of birth certificate (please bring the original for verification)
Original Transfer certificate from the previous school
Glendale conducts a Competence Assessment Quiz (CAQ) to identify the learning needs of each individual child so that attention can be directed to him or her in a better way. The date, time & venue of the CAQ will be informed to the parents after a review of the completed admission form. Subjects covered in the CAQ include Math, English, Environmental Studies and Science
Interview schedule – The child will then be interviewed, along with the parents for a better understanding of background – to foster like-mindedness.
Within one week of confirmation of admission, the Admission Fee and Caution Deposit should be paid at the school office.
Each term comprises of 4 months. Three terms per annum.
• The First Term Tuition Fee, Activity Fee, Lunch and Transportation (if opted for) have to be paid at the time of admission.
• Uniforms, Books, Stationery and Shoes have to be purchased separately.
• The Transportation fee is subject to change according to the change in the fuel rates
Beside Sun City,
Artillery Centre Gate,
Tel: +91-40-6461-1937, 6552-3980
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
7th Floor, Babukhan Millenium Centre,
Off Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad – 82.
Tele : 92462-41938 (M)
E-Mail : email@example.com
14. Edufun Pre-School
EduFun Preschool, the Early Learning Division of Glendale Academy International. EduFun provides high-quality pre primary education for children between the ages of 2 and 5, and optional Day care for children aged 2-7 years.
|FEE STRUCTURE 2010-2011|
|Only School Hours:|
|All Day School|
|Only Day Care|
1. Edufun Somajiguda Center-1
490, Begumpet, Same Lane as Kirtilal Jewelers
Contact Neerja : +91-40-23403899
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
2. Edufun Banjara Hills Center-2
Plot No. 160-A, MLA Colony, Old VLCC Lane, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills.
Contact Sejal : +91-40-6455-0622 / 2331-1288
E-Mail : email@example.com
As always looking forward to hear from you and your list of best schools in Hyderabad.