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
|Assam Rifles Public School||Laitkor, Shillong, Meghalaya – 793010||Ph: 0364-223039 http://www.gurukulam.com|
|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 : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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 : email@example.com|
|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 : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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 : email@example.com|
|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 : firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Montfort School||Danakgre Tura West Garo Hills – 794101 Meghalaya|
|Nativity High School||Mawkynnrat, West Khasi Hills – 793114 Meghalaya|