Schools in Karnataka

About Education in Karnataka

Karnataka situated in the southern part of India is best known for its rich educational background. It houses some of the prestigious higher learning institutions in India. Bangalore, the capital city of the state is a major educational hub and attracts students from all over India and abroad. According to 2001 census report, the state has a literacy rate of 67.04%. The literacy rate of males is more than the females in Karnataka. However, the city of Bangalore boasts of a literacy rate of 83.91% which is more than the overall state literacy rate. The state government has taken up a lot of initiatives for improving the scenario of primary education in Karnataka.

Mid day meals have been introduced in the government and aided schools in Karnataka to increase the attendance rate of students. In order to know more about schools in Karnataka, scroll down the page.

Different Kinds of Schools in Karnataka

There are mainly three kinds of schools in Karnataka namely government schools, private unaided schools and private aided schools. The schools are affiliated either to Karnataka State Board or Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE). You can also come across schools affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The syllabus followed in these schools is same as those followed in the other states and union territories of India.

Number of Schools in Karnataka

There are several schools in Karnataka which provide primary and secondary education to the students. As per the survey conducted on March 2006, the state had 54,529 primary schools which included 8.495 million students. The 9498 secondary schools in Karnataka included 1.384 million students.

Medium of Teaching in Karnataka Schools

Kannada and English are the primary languages which are used as the medium of instruction at the schools in Karnataka. The CBSE and ICSE schools however, generally depend on English as their medium of instruction.

Drop Outs in Karnataka Schools

The districts located in the north eastern part of Karnataka have high school drop out rates. The major portion of it consists of girls. However, the government of the state has also started taking up several initiatives for overcoming the situation and bring everything under control.

Famous Schools of Karnataka

Innesfree High School, Sri Kumaran Childrens Home Bangalore, International School Bangalore, Sainik School Bijapur, Inventure Academy, Valley School Bangalore, Mallaya Aditi International School, Oxford English School Bangalore, Sri Ramkrishna Vidhyashala and St Germains School Bangalore are some of the most popular schools in Karnataka.

List of Schools in Karnataka

Name Address Ph/E-mail/Website
A.M.S.CompositeP.U.College C. A. No. 2, West Of Chord RoadII Stage, Mahalaxmipuram Bangalore – 560 086
A.V. Education Society, No.13, 15th Cross, 20th Main, 5th Phase, J.P. Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka
Aakar Montessori House of Children, 964, D Block, Shankar Nagar Byatarayanapura, Bangalore 560092 Ph : (80) 23430826
Aakrithi Montessori House of Children, 78, 15th Cross, Malleswaram Bangalore – 560055 Ph : 91 80-2334 1450
ABC Academy Montessori School, 2646, Srinivasa, 3rd Main Road, V. V. Mohalla, Mysore – 570002
Adams New Found TownEnglishSchool Venkateshwarapuram Bangalore – 560 045 Ph: 23382079
Aditi School 5th Mile, Bellary Road Bangalore – 560 024 Ph: 23331814
AirForceSchool Murugeshapalya, Vimanapura Post Bangalore – 560 017 Ph: 25272332
Akshara Montessori House of Children and Primary School, 15, Thamarai Kannan Road H.A.L. II Stage, Bangalore 560008, Opposite Adarsha Theatre Ph : (80) 25363312
AmaraJyothiEnglishMediumSchool Devasandra, Krishnarajapuram Bangalore – 560 036 Ph: 25613555
Ankita Montessori House of Children, 4th Cross, Kasturba Road, Gandhi Nagar, Tumkur – 572 102 Ph : 95816200190
Ankur Montessori House of Children, 71, Nagavarapalayam Off Old Madras Road (after NGEF, Opp Salarpura Silverwoods) CV Roman Nagar, Bangalore 560093 Ph: 080 25343252/ 25247141
Ankura Montessori House of Children, #311, Ring Road, 7th Block, Ashwa TVS, 2nd Stage4th Phase, Banashankari 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560070 Ph : (80) 26795483
Anuraag Montessori School, 697/4, 12th Cross, 7th Block West Banashankari, Bangalore 560050, Near Food World of Jayanagar 7th Block Ph : (80) 26767581
Anveshwana Montessori House of Children, 802, 9th B Main, 1 Block, HRBR layout, Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore – 43 Ph : 91 80- 22713536
Anweshana Montessori House of Children, 154, 9th Cross, Prakurthi Layout, HBR V Block Extn (Near 38th Cross, Diana Ice cream Factory) Hennur, Kalyan Nagar Post Bangalore North 560043 Ph : 99452-35225
Aramba Montessori House of Children, 182B, 2nd Main, 4th Block, Rajajinagar, Bangalore – 560010 Ph : 91 80-2335195
Army Public School(Composite college) K Kamraj Road Bangalore , Karnataka Ph: 080-25361238 Email: Web:
Arunodoy Montessori House of Children, 871/B, 17th E Main, 6th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore – 560095. Karnataka Ph : 91 80 25532400, 9880261404
Assumption School 2nd Block, Rajajinagar Bangalore – 560 010 Ph: 23325723
Auden Institute of Education 7th Block, 3rd StageBanashankari Bangalore – 560 085 Primary School
Aurobindo Memorial School 13, A Main, 2nd Stage Banashankari Bangalore – 560 050 Ph: 26614141
B. P. Indian Public School 23/2, 5th MainMalleshwaram Bangalore – 560 003 Ph: 23347314
BangaloreInternationalSchool Geddalahalli, Hennur Bagalur Road Kothanur PostBangalore – 560 077 Ph: 28465060 Fax: 28465059
BethanyHigh School CA – 12, 20th Main, 6th Block Koramangala Bangalore – 560 095 Ph: 25532189
Bishop Cotton Girls’ High School St. Marks RoadBangalore – 560 001 Ph: 2210268 / 3083 / 3183 Fax: 22279660
CamlinHigh School 1609, 6th ‘C’ Main, 4th Cross R. P. C. Layout, Vijayanagar Bangalore – 560 040 Ph: 23350254
Children Education Society 136, Krishna Layout5th Phase, J. P. Nagar Bangalore – 560 078 Ph: 26644055
Christ English School Christ School RoadDharmaram College P. O. Hosur Road Bangalore – 560 029 Ph: 25525258
East West English School 1912- A, 8th Main, E – Block 2nd Stage, Rajajinagar Bangalore – 560 010 Ph: 23321829
Evershine English School D’ Costa SquareSt. Thomas Town Bangalore – 560 084 Ph: 25461141
FlorenceEnglishHigh School Rajmahal Vilas, II Staff Sanjaynagar Bangalore – 560 094 Ph: 23416499
Florence English School 308, 3rd Block, 3rd Stage Basavesh warnagar Bangalore – 560 079 Ph: 23356160
Florence Nightingale School 41, 7th Cross, 5th MainBangalore – 560 027 Ph: 22236947
GemEnglishHigh School Venkateshpuram, No. 23 Bangalore – 560 045 Ph: 25476230
Image English School A. Reddy Extn., 6th PhaseJ. P. Nagar Bangalore – 560 078 Ph: 26645938
Indiranagar Cambridge Education Trust 52, 7th Cross, 8th MainHAL 3rd Stage Bangalore – 560 075 Ph: 25283213
Inventure Academy Whitefield - Sarjapur Road, Near Dommasandra Circle, Bangalore Karnataka Pin Code : 562125 Affiliation ICSE, ISC, IGCSE Phone : 27802600/ 27802605 E-mail : Website :
Jain International Residential School Jakkasandra PostKanakapura Road Bangalore Rural District Ph: 08117-62405
JnanaMitraSchool S. B. M. ColonyBangalore – 560 050 Ph: 26697777
Kendriya Vidyalaya M. E. G Centre, P. B. No. 4203 Assaye Lines Bangalore – 560 042 Ph: 25365053
Little LillysEnglishSchool 201, 2nd MainMahalaxshmi Layout Bangalore Ph: 23492807
MilitarySchool Richmond Town, P. O. Hosur Road Post Box 2500Bangalore – 560 025 Ph: 25554972
MirandaEnglishSchool C. A. 52, H. A. L. III Stage Bangalore – 560 075 Ph: 25281760
Oxford English High School Nagarabhavi Main Road Bangalore – 560 072 Ph: 23211183, 23213322, 23210333
Poornaprajna Education Centre 4, Sadashivanagar Bangalore – 560 080 Ph: 23360920
Sindhi High School 10/7, Kumara Krupa Road Bangalore – 560 001 Ph: 22261509, 22282161
Vidya Niketan School 30, Kempapura Village, Hebbal Bangalore – 560 024 Ph: 23331531, 23531340

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