Schools in Orissa

About Education in Orissa

Over the years, Orissa has undergone several significant developments in the field of education. The state aims at becoming one of the prestigious centers of higher learning in India. As per the date collected from the 2001 census report, Orissa had a literacy rate of 63.61% which has improved to a great extent in the recent years. However, the female literacy rate in Orissa is still less than the male literacy rate. In order to improve the academic scenario the state government has started giving special importance to primary and secondary school level education in Orissa.

Some of the major initiatives taken by the state government encourage the growth of higher education in the state. The school system in Orissa includes pre-primary, primary, elementary, secondary and higher secondary schools. If you wish to know more about schools in Orissa, then scroll down the page.

Different Kinds of Schools in Orissa

One can come across both government and private schools functioning in Orissa. The secondary education in Orissa directly falls under the Board of Secondary Education. Apart from the state board affiliated schools, students can also take admission in the schools affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).

Number of Schools in Orissa

There are approximately 60,876 schools in Orissa which includes pre-primary schools, primary schools, elementary schools, secondary schools and senior secondary schools.

Medium of Teaching in Orissa Schools

Most of the CBSE and ICSE schools in Orissa use English as their medium of instruction. However, one can also come across Oriya medium schools in the state. Hindi, Tamil and Bengali are the other languages taught as second languages in some of the schools in Orissa.

Drop Outs in Orissa Schools

As per the survey reports of 2003-04, the drop out rate for girls was more than that of boys at the primary level in Orissa. Unlike the previous years the overall drop out rate at the upper primary stage has decreased to a certain level. It came down to 57.5% in 2003-04 from 59% in 2002-03. The drop out rate at the high school level has also decreased over the years.

Famous Schools of Orissa

Kendriya Vidyalaya Cuttack, DAV Public School Bhubaneswar, St Joseph High School Bhubaneswar, St Joseph School Cuttack, Kendriya Vidyalaya Bhubaneswar, Stewart School Cuttack, BJEM School Bhubaneswar and St Pauls Schools Rourkela are some of the famous schools in Orissa.

List of Schools of Orissa

Name Address P.h/E-mail/Website
Sainik School Bhubaneshwar Orissa – 751005 Ph: 0674-2481644 / 2481609
Gouri Shankar Residential Eng. Med. School, Shiram Nagar, Bhubaneshwar 751002 (Orissa)
Jeevan Jyothi Convent School, Semilguda, Koraput 764036 (Orissa) Ph: 06853-225158
Public School Sunabeda, Koraput Dist 763001 (Orissa) Ph: 06853-20068
SDA High School Khurda 752055 (Orissa) Ph: 06755-20668
St. John Mary Vianney English Medium School P.O. Kutra, Kusumtoli Dist Sundargh 770018 (Orissa) Ph: 06624-245019
St. Joseph’s Girls’ High School Cantonment Road, Cuttack 753001 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-2301307
St. Mary’s School Barbil, Keonjhar 758035 (Orissa) Ph: 06767-275307, 275703
St. Teresa’s School P.O. Joda, Keonjhar 758034 (Orissa) Ph: 06767-272269
Stewart School Unit 8, Bhubaneswar, Khurda 751012 (Orissa) Ph: 0674-560990
Sainik School Berhampur, Bhubaneshwar Orissa-751005
Belpahar English Medium School Belpahar, Jharsuguda Sambalpur Orissa- 768218 06645- 50341
Bethany Convent School Madhuban, Paradip Port, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack Orissa-754142 06722- 22397
Blessed Sacrament High School Puri Ho Puri Orissa-752001 06752- 22353
Carmel School Hamirpur, Distt. Sundergarh Rourkela Orissa- 769003 0661- 543281
Amar Vani School P O P T C Turang Angul, Orissa – 759123 Ph: 06764-33166
Assembly Of God School Cox Colony Jharsuguda, Orissa – 738201 Ph: 06645-72496 73608
Aviation Research Centre Senior Secondary School P O Charbatia, Dist Cuttack, Orissa
Belpahar English Medium School Belpahar, Jharsuguda Dist. Orissa – 768218 Ph: 06645-250341, 09437057341
Bethany Convent School Madhuban Paradip Port, Jagatsinghpur, Dist, Orissa – 754142 Ph: 06722-222397
Blessed Sacrament High School Puri, Orissa – 752001 Ph: 06752-226314
Buxi Jagat Bandhu English Medium School M-15 Buxi Jagbandhu Nagar, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa – 751014
Cambridge School Cantonment Road, Cuttack 753001 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-301207, 302947 Fax: 0671-301073
Carmel English Medium School Phulbani 762001 (Orissa) Ph: 06842-253811
Carmel School Hamirpur, Rourkela 769003 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-4643281, 4647595
Central School For Tibetans P.O. Chandragiri, Dist Ganjam 761017 (Orissa)
Childern’s Centre of Integral Education A-10/1, Sri Aurobindo Vihar, (Behind RTO’s Off.) P.O. Bhoi Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Khurda 751022 (Orissa) Ph: 0674-2541372, 2540018
Chilkarani English Medium School Belugaon, Khurda 752030
Chinmaya Vidyalaya Chhend Colony, Rourkela, Sundargarh 769105 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-2480970
Chinmaya Vidyalaya P.O. Therubal, Dist Rayagada 765018 (Orissa)
City English School Gandhi Road, Rourkela, Sundergarh 769001 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-510960
Dalmia Vidya Mandir Rajgangapur P.O., Dist Sundergarh 770017 (Orissa)
Daniel Public School Sastri Nagar, Brajrajnagar, Dt. Jharsuguda 768216 (Orissa) Ph: 06645-242204 Fax: 242208
De Souza’s School Sector 2, Rourkela, Sundargarh 769006 (Orissa)
Deepika English Medium Secondary School Sector V, Rourkela, Dist Sundergarh 769002 (Orissa)
Deepti Convent School Kundariguda, H.O. Jeypore, Koraput 764001 (Orissa) Ph: 06854-232912
Delhi Public School Nalco Nagar, Dist Dhenkanal 759145 (Orissa)
Delhi Public School Damanjodi, Dist Koraput 763008 Ph: 06853-234336
Delhi Public School Sector 18, Dist Sundargarh, Rourkela 769003 (Orissa)
Demonstration Multipurpose School & Regional College For Education Bhubaneshwar 751005 (Orissa) Ph: 51620
Divine Public School New Colony, Rayagada 765001, (Orissa) Fax: 06856-23318
Durga Prasad Sarat Vidyapeeth D.P. Nagar, Bhadrak 756135 (Orissa) Ph: 52567
Gouri Shankar Residential Eng. Med. School Shiram Nagar, Bhubaneshwar 751002 (Orissa)
Green Field School P.O. Palaspanga, Dist Keonjhar 758031 (Orissa)
Guru Nanak Public School At. & P.O. Khetraipur, Dist Sambalpur 768003 (Orissa)
Guru Nanak Public School Giri Road, Berhampur, Ganjam 760005 (Orissa) Ph: 0680-203368
Guru Tegh Bahadur Public School Sector 18, Rourkela – 3, Sundergarh 769003 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-4641059
Happy Home School P.O. Charampa, Dist Bhadrak 756101 (Orissa) Ph: 06784-230466
Harobino Vidya Bhavan Hill Patna Berhampur, Dist Ganjam 760005 (Orissa) Ph: 4150
Hindzinc Vidyalaya Zinc Nagar, Dist Sunder Garh, Ph: 2366, 2288
I.M.S.T. English Medium Nursery & High School Malkangiri Colony P.O., Malkangiri Dist 764048 (Orissa)
Indira English Medium School A G Square, Bhubaneshwar 751001 (Orissa) Ph: 406830
Indo English School Birsa Dahar Road, Rourkela, Sundergarh 769012 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-503141, 502568
ISPAT English Medium School Fertilizer Township, Rourkela, Sundergarh 769007 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-561374
ISPAT English Medium School Sector 20, Rourkela, Sundargarh 769005 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-4644832
Jayshree Chemicals School, P.O. Jayshree, Berhampur Ganjam Dist 761025 (Orissa) Ph: 06811-64319, 64329 Fax: 06811-64384
Jeevan Jyothi Convent School Semilguda, Koraput 764036 (Orissa) Ph: 06853-225158
Johari Mall High School Ganesh Ghat, P.O. Cuttack 753002 (Orissa) Ph: 30182
Kerala Public School Ichinda Road, Rairangpur 757043 (Orissa) Ph: 06794-22518, 23390
Lakshmipat Singhania Public School P.O. Jaykapur, Rayagada Dist Koraput 765017 (Orissa) Ph: 2050
Little Angels School Brajraj Nagar, Dist Jharsuguda 768225 Ph: 2069
Little Fower School Jyoti Nagar, Rajendra College P.O., Balangir 767002 (Orissa) Ph: 06652-50534
Madnawati Public School At & P.O. Ainthapali, Dist Sambalpur 768004 (Orissa) Ph: 21428
Mar Gregorios Memorial English School P.O. Jhirpani Rourkela 769042 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-570933 Fax: 0661-573250
Matursri Anglo-Vedic School Hillpatna, Berhampur 760005 (Orissa) Ph: 0680-205475 Fax: 0680-206868
Mission School Khurda Road, Jatni, Khurda 752050 (Orissa) Ph: 0674-490886
Modern English School Rajasaheb Guest House, Compound At & P.O. Jeypore Dist Koraput 764001 (Orissa) Ph: 06854-32915
Modern Public School Mohatab Road, Cuttack 753001 (Orissa)
Montfort School Complex Kansbahal Post, Sundargarh Dist. 770034 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-4280396/4280585 Fax: 0661-4280243
Montfort School Post Box No 6, Dhenkanal 759001 (Orissa) Ph: 06762-24960
Navjyoti Vidyalaya Khariar Road, Dist Nuapada 766104 (Orissa) Ph: 06678-22074/22709
New Life English Medium School Bissamcuttack, Rayagada 765019 (Orissa) Ph: 06863-47505
New Stewart School Mission Road, Cuttack 753001 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-619368
Nirmala English School P.O. Rajgangpur, Sundargarh 770017 (Orissa) Ph: 06624-220270/221970
Old Rourkela Education Society Balijodi, Rourkela 769016 (Orissa)
Prabhujee English Medium School Kriya Yoga Ashram, V.S.S. Nagar, Bhubaneswar 751004 (Orissa) Ph: 481559
Public School Narayani Road, Phulbani 762001 (Orissa)
Public School, Leypore Koraput 764001 (Orissa) Ph: 06854-40004 Fax: 06854-40287
Public School Sunabeda, Koraput Dist 763001 (Orissa) Ph: 06853-20068
Queen Mary’s School Raja Bagicha, Cuttack 753009 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-619293
Radh Swami English School At & P.O. Bondamunda, Sector C, Dist Sundergarh 770032 (Orissa) Ph: 2170
Rastriya Gopal Vidya Mandir Nayapara, Dist Sambalpur 768001 (Orissa)
Redwoods English School M.G. Road, Jeypore, Dist Koraput 764001 (Orissa) Ph: 2908
Rotary Public School AT/PO Bargarh Dist Sambalpur 768028 (Orissa) Ph: 3129
Ruchika High School G-6, Ganga Nagar, Unit-6, Bhubaneswar, Khurda 751001 (Orissa) Ph: 0674-403827 Fax: 0674-414785
S.C.B. Medical Public School SCB Medical College Campus, Cuttack 753007 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-614245 Fax: 0671-610715
SDA High School Khurda 752055 (Orissa) Ph: 06755-20668
Sacred Heart School P.O. Rayagada, Dist Rayagada 765001 (Orissa) Ph: 06856-22756, 22127
Saheed Laxman Nayak Public School AT/P.O. Umerkote Dist Nobarangpur 764073 (Orissa) Ph: 06866-70480
Saint Marys School Jagda Colony, Rourkela, Orissa – 769042 Ph: 0661-576837
Vikash Convent School Karajia, Dist Mayurbhanj 757037 (Orissa) Ph: 06796-20312, 20983
Vimla Convent School Bhawani Patna, Kalahandi 766001 Ph: 06670-30296
Vyomayana Samastha Vidyalaya Post Box No 8, Sunabeda, Dist Koraput 763002 (Orissa)
Young Blood Public School Eng. Medium At/P.O. Kesuiga Kala Hand 766012 (Orissa)
Bidya Bhavan Andhapasara Road, Gosaninuagaon, Berhampur, Ganjam (Orissa) Ph: 0680-2260454
Carmel Convent School Chatrapur, Ganjam 761020 (Orissa) Ph: 06811-263038
Loreto English School Plot No 228/843, Panposh Road, Rourkela, Sundargarh 769004 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-2511781
Loyola School S.E. Railway Colony, Chandrasekharpur Bhubaneswar 751023 (Orissa)
St. Anne’s Convent School Block Chowk, Sonepur P.O., Dist Subarnapur 767017 (Orissa) Ph: 06654-221118
St. Antony’s School Bidyadharpur, P.O. Naya Bazar, Cuttack 753004 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-2441606
St. Lawrence School Tentoloi, P.O. Balaramprasad, Via Banarpal, Dist Angul 759128 (Orissa) Ph: 06764-220285, 222385
St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School P.O. Jharsuguda 768203 (Orissa) Ph: 06645-272366
St. Mary’s School, Deep Shikha NTPC/TSPR, Kaniha Dist Dhenkanal 759117 (Orissa)
St. Mary’s School, Barbil, Keonjhar 758035 (Orissa) Ph: 06767-275307, 275703
St. Mary’s Convent School Jharsuguda 768205 (Orissa) Ph: 06645-62366
St. Teresa’s School P.O. Joda, Keonjhar 758034 (Orissa) Ph: 06767-272269
St. Paul’s School Rourkela 769003 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-2642786 Fax: 2647285
St. Thomas English School EL-13, Basanti Colony, Rourkela, Sundergah 769012 (Orissa) Ph: 0661-2500582, 2481893
St. Vincent’s Convent School Katcheri Road, Balasore 756001 (Orissa) Ph: 06782-262226, 262726
St. Xavier’s High School 231 Kedar Gouri Chhak, Bhubanwshar 751002
St. Xavier’s High School Club House Gate, Barabati Stadium, Cuttack 753005 (Orissa) Ph: 0671-302215, 446951
Stewart School Mission Road, Cuttack 753001 (Cuttack) Ph: 0671-615808/631890
Stewart School Unit 8, Bhubaneswar, Khurda 751012 (Orissa) Ph: 0674-560990
Stewart School Sukhinda Chromite Mines, Tata Steel, Kalarangiatta P.O. Dist Jaipur 755028 (Orissa) Ph: 06726-268863
Sundargarh Public School AT/PO Dist Sundargarh 770001
Sunshine Mission School Mission Compound, Bhadrak 756100 (Orissa) Ph: 06784-240726
The Kosala School P.O. Saranda, Dist Sambalpur, Nuakhairpali 768027 (Orissa)
Tiny Tots Corner High School Plot 111/5, Kharvella Nagar, Unit 3, Bhubaneshwar (Orissa)