Schools in Meghalya

About Education in Meghalaya

The government of Meghalaya has played a crucial role in developing the system of education in the state . According to 2001 census report, the state has a literacy rate of 63.31%. The literacy rates for males and females are 66.14% and 60.41% respectively. In order to improve the academic scenario of the state, Meghalaya has introduced compulsory and free education for students up to 14 years of age. It follows the 10+2 pattern of education and the state schooling system includes primary schools, middle schools and higher secondary schools. Scroll down this page to know more about schools in Meghalaya.

Different Kinds of Schools in Meghalaya

Several primary, middle and high schools function in Meghalaya. The schools in Meghalaya are either affiliated to the state education board, the CBSE board or ICSE board.

Number of Schools in Meghalaya

As per a survey conducted in the year 2004-05, the total number of schools in Meghalaya is 8321 (approx.). This includes primary and junior basic schools, middle and senior basic schools and high and higher secondary schools.

Medium of Teaching in Meghalaya Schools

English is generally the medium of instruction in ICSE and CBSE schools in Meghalaya. Regional languages are also taught in most of the schools in Meghalaya either as first or as second language.

Drop Outs in Meghalaya Schools

Mid day meals are provided in the government schools of Meghalaya to increase the rate of retention and reduce the drop out rate as well. Apart from this, the state government has also taken up several initiatives for the overall development of education in Meghalaya.

Famous Schools of Meghalaya

Some of the CBSE affiliated schools in Meghalaya are Kendriya Vidyalaya Laitkorpeak, Kendriya Vidyalaya N E H U Permanent Campus Umshing, Kendriya Vidyalaya Tura, Kendriya Vidyalaya Nepa and Kendriya Vidyalaya Umroi Cantonment Barapani. Students can also take admission in several other schools like St. Edmund’s School Shillong,St. Edmund’s High School Shillong, Mawkhar Christian High School Shillong,St. Anthony’s Higher Secondary School (A Don Bosco Institution) Laitumkhrah Shillong, St. Peter School Shillong and Assam Rifles Public School Laitkor.

List of Schools in Meghalaya

School Name Address P.H/E-mail/website
Assam Rifles Public School Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya – 793010 Ph: 0364-223039
Don Bosco High School Mendal P.O East Garo Hills – 794002 Meghalaya
Holy Family High School Rongjeng P.O., East Garo Hills – 794110 Meghalaya
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Williamnagar East Garo Hills – 794111 Meghalaya Ph : 03658-220370, E-Mail :
Paschal M.E. Schooi Resubelpara P.O. East Garo Hills – 794108 Meghalaya
Sacred Heart High School Williamnagar P.O., East Garo Hills – 794111 Meghalaya
Sobhana High School Rajole, East Garo Hills Meghalaya
St. Francis Me School Binegiri, Songsak P.O. East Garo Hills – 794111 Meghalaya
St. Francis Xavier’s M.E. School Chima Impel Gairong P.O. East Garo Hills – 794110 Meghalaya
St. Joseph’s M. E. School Selsella P.O., East Garo Hills – 794105 Meghalaya
St. Paul’s Lower Primary School Mangsang P.O., East Garo Hills – 794110 Meghalaya
Auxilium High School Nongthymai Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793014 Meghalaya
Cherished Buds Secondary School Lummawbah, Block-I, Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793005 Meghalaya E-Mail :
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mawphlang East Khasi Hills – 793121 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2567657, 09436336134
Kalyan Public School Dhan Kheti Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793003 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2502076
Loreto Convent Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793003 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2225559, 2223139
Meghalaya Police Public School P.T.S. Campus Golflinks, Mawroh Shiilong East Khasi Hills – 793008 Meghalaya Phr : 0364-2591819
Millenium Public School Nongshiliang, Nongthymmai Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793014 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2230303
Pine Mount School Shillong East Khasi Hills – 793001 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2223039, 2548212
Ruprekha High School Polo Ground Shillong East Khasi Hills – 1 Meghalaya
Shillong Public School Laitumkhrah, Kenilworth Road Laitumkhrah, Shiilong East Khasi Hills – 793003 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2222354, 2231337
St. Edmund’s School Laitumkhrah. Shiilong East Khasi Hills – 793033 Meghalaya Ph : 0364-2222307, 2521502 , E-Mail :
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Raittureim, P.O. Jowai Jaintia Hills – 793150 Meghalaya Ph : 03652-212371
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Mukhla P.O. Thadlaskein Jaintia Hills – 793151 Meghalaya Ph : 03652-212371 , E-Mail :
Jowai Public School Jowai Jaintia Hills – 793150 Meghalaya Ph : 03652-221145
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Niangbari, P.O. Nongpoh (East Khasi Hills) Ri-Bhoi – 793102 Meghalaya Ph : 03638-264210
All Saintslower Primary School Rongara P.O. South Garo Hills – 794114 Meghalaya
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Bolsalagre, P.O. Baghmara South Garo Hills – 794102 Meghalaya Ph : 03639-222254
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Bolsalgri P.O Baghmara South Garo Hills – 794102 Meghalaya Ph: 03639-222254, 222225 , E-Mail :
Montfort School Danakgre Tura West Garo Hills – 794101 Meghalaya
Nativity High School Mawkynnrat, West Khasi Hills – 793114 Meghalaya