Schools in Delhi

About Education in Delhi

Delhi boasts of premier academic institutions which can be compared with the internationally acclaimed ones. The school education system of Delhi has shown a remarkable improvement over the years and deserves a special mention. The excellent infrastructure of the schools in Delhi makes them immensely popular amongst the students. The Directorate of Education is generally in charge of the administration of the higher educational institutions and schools in Delhi. The NCT government and other private organization also supervise various other educational institutes in the capital city of India.
As per the economic survey conducted in the year 2001, Delhi has a literacy rate of 81.2%.

Different Kinds of Schools in Delhi

One can come across both government as well as private schools in Delhi. The private schools in Delhi are either affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) or Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE). If we consider the survey report conducted in the years 2004-05, then the education scenario of Delhi becomes more distinguished.

It stated that 15.29 lakh (approx.) and 8.22 lakh (approx) are the number of students who took admission in primary and middle schools respectively. According to the report, about 6.69 lakh secondary schools are located throughout the region.

Medium of Teaching in Delhi Schools

Most of the CBSE and ICSE schools use English as the medium of instruction. However, some of the schools in Delhi also make use of Hindi for imparting education to the students.

Number of Schools in Delhi

As per the survey report of 2004-05, Delhi has 635 middle schools, 2,515 primary schools, 1,208 senior secondary schools and 504 secondary schools. The schools in Delhi also include convents, chain schools and public schools.

List of top schools in Delhi

School Name Address Phone
American Embassy School Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapurit, Delhi – 110021 (11) 26888854
Delhi Public School Sector XII, R.K.Puram, Delhi – 110022 (11) 26171267
Kendriya Vidyalaya 2, Gurgaon Road, Delhi Cantt, Delhi – 110010 (11) 25692727
Birla Senior Secondary School Kamla Nagar, Malka Ganj, Delhi – 110007 (11) 23918939
The Frank Anthony Public School Lajpat Nagar, Near E.N.T. Hospital, Delhi – 110024 (11) 26293128
Oxford Senior Secondary School E Block Vikas Puri, Tilak Nagar, Delhi – 110018 (11) 28534807
Progress Public School Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road H.O., Delhi – 110003 (11) 24641676
The Selaqui School-Gurukul Shah Anupam Garden, Neb Netsarai,Country Club Road, Sainik Farm, Madangir, Delhi – 110068 (11) 29536040
Anglo Arabic Higher Secondary School Delhi G.P.O. Delhi – 110006 (11) 23212734
Crescent School Darya Ganj, New Delhi – 110 002 +(91)-(11)-23275574
Happy School Padam Chand Marg, Darya Ganj, New Delhi – 110 002 +(91)-(11)-23747061, Fax:+(91)-(11)-2324 4147
Air Force Bal Bharti School Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003 +(91)-(11)-4611777, 4616220
Modern School Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi – 110001 (11)-23311618, 619 , 620
Manav Sthali School R-Block, New Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi-110 060 (11)-28742464, 28743197
Amity International School, East Delhi Mayur Vihar, Phase – 1, New Delhi – 110 091 (11)-22717261, Fax:+(91)-(11)-22717249
Bal Bhavan Public Sr. Sec. School F-Block, Laxmi Nagar, New Delhi-110 092 +(91)-(11)-22542617 22540958
Bharat National Public School Ram Vihar, Karkardooma, New Delhi-110 092 +(91)-(11)-22370871,22378070
Arwachin Bharati Bhawan Senior Secondary School Vivek Vihar, Block C, New Delhi- 110095 22151630, 22151730
The Srijan School 4B, Model Town, New Delhi-110 009 (11)-27676796
Bal Bharati Public School, Pitam Pura Parwana road, Pitampura New Delhi 110088 (11)27028600, 27028700
Apeejay School, Pitampura Plot No. 10, Road No. 42 Sainik Vihar, Pitampura, New Delhi 110034 (11)27022140, 27023908
Army Public School (APS) Ridge Road, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi- 110010 25693040, 25693131
Tagore International School East of Kailash, New Delhi – 110065 11)-26433001, 26420088
Blue Bells International School East of Kailash (Opp.) Lady Shriram College, New Delhi – 110048 (11)-26432963, 26445679
Gyan Bharati School Saket, New Delhi-110 017 (91)-(11)-26960146, 69902840
G.D. Goenka Public School Sector-B, Pocket IV, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110030, +(91)-(11)-26893378, 26897971
Ryan International School Sector- C, Pocket – 8 Vasant Kunj, New Delhi – 110070 +(91)-(11)-26892822, 26899089
Vasant Valley School Sector -C, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110030 +(91)-(11)-26892787
Mira Model School B-Block, Janak Puri, New Delhi-110058 (11)-25500489 / 8486
Guru Nanak Public School Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi-110026 +(91)-(11)-25228381, 25223778
St. Froebel Sr. Secondary School A-3 Block, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi 110063 +(91)-(11)-25251261, 25287844
Vidya Bharati School Sector-15, Rohini, New Delhi-110 085 +(91)-(11)-27851775

Find More Schools in Delhi Area-wise:-

1. Schools in Central Delhi

2. Schools in East Delhi

3. Schools in North Delhi

4. Schools in South Delhi

5. Schools in West Delhi

Drop Outs in Delhi Schools

8.60% is the rate of dropout at the primary school level. 9.34% and 6.75% is the percentage rate for boys and girls respectively.

Famous Schools of Delhi

Some of the most popular schools in Delhi are:-

  • St. Mary’s School
  • St. George’s School Alaknanda
  • The Mother’s International School
  • Sadhu Vaswani International School
  • St. Xavier’s School, Delhi
  • Sardar Patel Vidyalaya
  • Raisina Bengali Senior Secondary School,Gole Market, New Delhi
  • N C Jindal Public School
  • Adarsh Shiksha Niketan School

Students can also look for admissions in other schools like

  • St. Columba’s School
  • Columbia Foundation School, Vikaspuri
  • Ramjas School
  • DAV Public
  • Delhi Public School Vasant Kunj
  • Delhi Public School, Mathura Road
  • Lawrence Public School
  • Saraswati Bal Mandir
  • CRPF Public School