Education is fundamental to every region, state, and country’s social, economic, and infrastructural development. While colleges prepare students for professional challenges, schools strengthen their basics. Hence, the choice of schools proves a significant factor in laying the foundation of the successful life of an individual. J&K is home to some reputed schools that have been imparting quality education for several years. Let’s look at ten through this blog.
Top 10 Schools in Kashmir
The list of top schools is random and not based on any rankings.
1. Kendriya Vidyalaya, No. 1 Srinagar
Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, located in Batwara, Srinagar, was established in 1967. The school is under the administration of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan ‒ an autonomous body launched in 1965. The association intends to provide uninterrupted education to the children of Central Government employees who undergo transfers. KVS manages nearly 1100 schools. The school offers education until Class 12 in science, commerce, and humanities.
2. Presentation Convent High School
Presentation Convent High School is another top school in J&K, situated in Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education. The school provides education until Class 12. It is a girls-only school.
3. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya was established on December 3, 1989. It is situated in Basohli, Kathua. The school’s foundation was laid down by Mr. Farooq Abdullah. It is spread across 18.6 hectares. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education. It offers education until the 12th standard.
4. The Mallinson School, Srinagar
The Mallinson School, Srinagar is a state board-affiliated girls’ day school that offers education from nursery to 12th. The school, which is over a century old, was established in 1912. It is part of Tyndale-Biscoe and Mallinson Schools.
5. Stephens International Public School
Located in Miran Sahib, Stephens International Public Schools is another famous school in Jammu and Kashmir. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education. It aims to provide learner-centric education to children so that they achieve the goals they desire and work towards building a better world. It also intends to develop and nurture a culture of excellence and distinctiveness that fosters intellectual competence, enterprise spirit, etc.
6. JK Public School
JK Public School, Kunjwani, Jammu, is one of the top schools in Jammu and Kashmir. It is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education. The school is spread over a massive area and has been imparting top-quality education for over 25 years. It offers education from Class 1 to 12, education for toddlers. Education for Class 11 and 12 is provided in various streams such as commerce, humanities, medical and non-medical.
7. Heritage School
Heritage School, Jammu, was established in April 2005. The school is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education and offers education from pre-nursery to Class 12. It is spread across nine acres. Heritage’s academic infrastructure includes well-equipped classrooms, labs, a library, digital classrooms, and transport. Additionally, it features a multipurpose hall, amphitheater, dance room, music room, and activity room.
8. Delhi Public School
Delhi Public School is a reputed educational institution situated on Maharaja Hari Singh Marg, Jammu. The institution is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education and DPS Society, New Delhi. The school offers a well-equipped laboratory, cafeteria, computer lab, transport facility, language lab, and many other facilities.
9. Minto Circle English Medium High School, Allochi Bagh, Srinagar
The Minto Circle English Medium High School was established on March 1, 1975. It is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education. The school intends to impart education to children from middle-class families.
10. Army Public School, Cantt, Srinagar
Army Public School, Srinagar, was established on May 15, 1981. Back then, the school had only 147 students from Class 1 to 7. However, later it was upgraded to Class 12. The school aims to hone and integrate the all-around personality of every student. It offers facilities such as a library, smart class, labs, etc. It encourages various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to ensure the comprehensive development of its students.
So, that was about ten famous schools in J&K. For detailed and updated information, visit the respective school’s website.