9 Best CBSE School in Kolkata

Best CBSE School in Kolkata

There is no dearth of schools in Kolkata. Not only the number of schools all these schools provide quality education to its students. If you compare schools with other schools present in any metropolitan cities you will see that students of Kolkata are no where behind them. Education in Kolkata is best throughout the country.

If you are new to this city and you do not know where to admit your child or you are being confused just read this particular article, you will surely have an idea about the schools and your problems might get solved. The next point of confusion is which board you should opt for your child? This is a continuous topic of discussion but still people prefer the CBSE above other state educational boards and this is because:

  • CBSE board is student-friendly than any other boards of the state and the way the syllabus is designed it makes sure that the students do not need to face lot of pressure for learning or during the examination time. Their books are very interesting and interactive.
  • The students do not need to mug up everything to pass the examination. The question papers are designed in such a way that the teachers get to know whether the student understood the subject or not.
  • Very few students fail in the examination as because the results are made in favour of the students.
  • CBSE curriculum helps those students who are planning to pursue IIT or AIIMS.

Here you will get a list of schools which is affiliated to the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) of New Delhi.

1. Lakshmipat Singhania Academy

This group is run by the Lakshmipat Singhania Education Foundation which is a subsidiary of J.K.Group. They have 2 branches within the city. This is a co-educational school which has classes from the Pre-Primary till plus two. It was founded in the 1960 just to promote education among the Indians but the branch which is in Kolkata started in the year 1996. The students of this school are really talents and score good marks in their examination as well. It has got laboratories for all the science subjects and computer. Right now, they have more than 2000 students. They do have their official social media page kindly check it please, you will get to see the talented students of this school. The students take part in inter-school fests for various competitions. Throughout the year various kinds of functions happens within the school premises arranged for the students.

Principal: Ms Anjali Chopra

Address12-B, Alipore Rd, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027

Phone number: 033 24793600

2. Sushila Birla Girls School

This school provides all the students a warm, caring and challenging environment within which each girl can grow, learn and develop themselves. In order to do so the teachers try to provide an ambience which enriches the intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual development. The girls get to participate in exchange programs also like some girls had gone to China, England, France, Germany and so on along with their teachers. In a way these programs help the girls to grow. It has got 2 libraries one for the primary school and the other is for the senior students. All the labs are upgraded with modern equipment and facilities. For computers they do have 3 labs one for the primary section and the other 2 for senior students. If you want your daughter to be admitted in this school try to visit their official website, you will be able to see the gallery where there are photos of various activities happening throughout the year. All the students celebrate Republic Day, Daan Utsav, Saraswati Puja, Teacher’s Day and so on. The authority has hired teachers for various activities as well like for singing, dancing and so on. Subjects which are taught here are Science, Mathematics, Hindi, English, Bengali, History, Geography, Computer, General Knowledge and Environmental Science. Students are taken on field trips to some interesting places within the city and till class 2 there is no system for examination.

Principal: Koeli Dey

Address7, Moira St, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017

Phone number: 033 22879006

3. Ashok Hall Girls Higher Secondary School

This girl’s school was established in the year 1951 with only few students but over the years the school have developed a lot and now it is considered as one of the best schools in Kolkata. Girls graduating from this school really does well in life. The school conducts classes from Lower Infant to class XII. They do have their own bus which the students can use while coming to school or going back home. The school has got sickrooms which are well-equipped and also has qualified, trained nurses who are ready to take prompt actions if there is a medical emergency. Ashok Hall is one of the reputed CBSE schools present in the city.

Address: 5A Sarat Bose Road (senior section)

6, Palm Avenue (junior section)

Principal: Mrs Madhumita Dutta

Phone Number: 033 22871271

4. Shri Shikshayatan School

It was founded on the 3rd January, 1954 to empower education among the young girls of the society. The lamp on their logo means ‘Prajwalito Dyanamay Padeepaha’ this means that the lamp of knowledge will be lit forever and all can bathe in its sight. The blue circle around it signifies the sky which is the limit. The school is associated with various community services and students do take part in it. In this way the girls learn to involve themselves with the society and they learn to empathise with the less privileged people of the society. If you want your daughter to be successful in life then please get her admitted to this school. It is located at the heart of the city so transportation will not be a problem. The teachers are really helpful and they are ready to guide the girls all the time. it has got a swimming pool within the campus and every week the girls have swimming class. They do have their own college within the same campus.

Address11, Lord Sinha Road, Elgin, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

5. Mahadevi Birla World Academy

It is an English medium co-educational school founded in the year 1959 by an industrialist B K Birla in the name of Sarala Birla his wife. The motto of this school is ‘Tamaso Ma Jyotrigamay’ as in lead the world from darkness to the light.  The quality of education provided in this school not only helps them to acquire the facts but also helps the students to think about their existence and also build a strong relationship with the environment. Each and every classroom is spacious to accommodate the required number of students. There are various laboratories for subjects like geography, biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics, in fact these labs are well-equipped with items needed for the students. The best part is they do have special laboratories for subjects like fashion studies and home science. Facilities like embroidery, cooking, dress designing and tie and dye are present there for students who will take up fashion studies as one of their subjects.

Address17A, Darga Rd, Beniapukur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017

Principal: Mrs Anjana Saha

Phone Number: 033 22873613

6. Gokhale memorial girls’ School

It is a pioneer education institution for education of the girls stay in Kolkata. It was established in the year 1920 by Sarala Roy who was an eminent educationist of those days. this high school was named after the very famous politician and an education named Gopal Krishna Gokhale. It is situated at the heart of the city just opposite to the PG Hospital. Girls are really disciplined as because the teachers provide them the best grooming sessions and many students passing out from this school has become one of the stalwarts of this country. GMGS is prefect for parents who wants their girls to learn modern ideas as well have traditional blend in them. Some of the famous celebrities of this city has passed out from this school.

Address1/1, Harish Mukherjee Rd, Gokhel Road, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020

Principal: Indrani Mitra

7. South Point School

On 1st April 1954 this school was established in this city. It is situated at the southern parts of the city; it was sparsely populated and people of this region was badly waiting for an educational institution for their children. It is an English medium co-educational school. It started with 20 children and now it has more than 12000 students, 475 teaching staffs and 259 non-teaching officials. Education in this school is fun as because students are surrounded by lot of curricular activities like sports, fests, excursions and so on. All these happens along with the academics. Students of this school does really well in their exams. The students call themselves as Pointers. Pointers call their teachers as ‘Aunty’ and this is something which does not happen in any other school present in West Bengal, they feel that in this way they come closer to their teachers. The school has its in-house canteen made for the students. From classes II to V parents need to buy canteen coupons from before and for high school children they can buy food directly from the canteen.

Principal: Smt. D K Chadda for junior school

And for senior school Smt. Rupa Sanyal Bhattacharjee

Address82/7A, Ballygunge Pl, Ballygunge Place, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019

8. Hariyana Vidya Mandir

It is an English medium private school affiliated to the CBSE board. It is managed by the Hariyana Sewa Sadan Trust which is a charitable society. The school was founded in the year 1992. For senior secondary level it offers humanities, science and commerce. The campus space is 3180 sq. feet and it provides modern way of learning experience to all its students. They do have smart classrooms, canteen, labs for science subjects, libraries and canteen. Indoor and outdoor sports facility is built for the students. The white and blue building is spectacular and students love to go to school everyday as because they find that their school is fun than house.

AddressBA-193, Salt Lake Bypass, BA Block, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064

Phone number: 033 23342404

9. Indus Valley World School

It is located at the eastern by-pass region of this city ad the school is meant for both girls and boys. The secondary and senior secondary classes are completely digitally aided for the students to benefit. All the classrooms have air conditioners and it is well lit with a theme décor. Along with studies children here participate in numerous activities like music, sports, yoga, karate, dance, drama, public speaking, extempore, elocution, debate, non-fire cooking, creative writing and so on. From a very young age students become stage free, actually in this particular school students do come up to participate in the events. For the toddlers the school has got a fully covered play area. Parents of the toddlers are required to collect the form for admission from the official website and submit it online. If students want to join the school for their plus two, they need to go through an interview which is actually an interactive session which the school authority in front of the parents. Buses are accessible for the students’ communication.

Address488, Ajoy Nagar, Eastern Metropolitan By-Pass Near Peerless Hospital, behind Satyajit Ray Film Institution, Kolkata, West Bengal 700094

To conclude all the schools mentioned above are the best in Kolkata. These schools are quite old and they have been giving education to the city children for the past few decades. Be sure that your child will surely be successful in life if he or she gets admitted to one of this school. Apart from providing education these schools provide ambience perfect for a child during his or her growing years. From a very young age your child will learn social skills and will surely develop networking, this is something you will want as a parent.


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