The 2012 Hindustan Times-C fore Top Schools Survey gave scores to each school across 14 different parameters, from academic rigour to sports. Here is a list of schools ranked in the Top Ten in east Delhi
1 Ahlcon International School, Mayur Vihar
Multimedia computers in each classroom up to primary, an activity centre with complete educational facilities including a language lab for English and German — students have it good here.
Nursery fee Rs. 56,520 per annum
Ratings: It has the highest score in ‘value for money’, ‘competence of teachers’ & ‘extra curricular activities'.
2 Salwan Public School, Mayur Vihar
The school has two well-equipped computer labs, with internet and e-mail facilities. Its Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences & Biology labs are equipped with state-of-the-art equipments.
Nursery fee Rs. 31,460 per annum
Ratings: It has topped in ‘sports’, ‘innovative teaching’ and ‘individual attention to students’ categories.
3 Ahlcon Public School, Mayur Vihar
The school library has more than 20,000 books; six science labs; a language lab with 20 stations, 40 sets of head phones and video facilities plus an activity-oriented learning centre.
Nursery fee Rs. 48,360 per annum
Ratings: The school has the highest score on the ‘social accountability’ parameter.
4 Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School, dayanand vihar
The campus area of the school is two acres. It has a huge library storing 27,350 books; a 100-seater auditorium and two playgrounds. Other pluses - a gym, cricket ground, karate workshops.
Nursery fee Rs. 51,580 per annum
Ratings: The school has the second- highest ‘teacher care and development’ & ‘life skills education’ scores.
5 DAV Public School, sreshtha vihar
The school is equipped with up-to-date science labs, computer labs, art and craft Rooms, music and dance rooms, a library and reading room and a physical fitness centre.
Nursery fee Rs. 36,120 per annum
Ratings: The school has the second highest score in ‘academic rigour’ and does well on ‘value for money’.
6 Ryan International, Mayur Vihar
This school has sports facilities in every discipline - basketball, netball, football, cricket. It also has many active clubs that focus on activities such as waste management, film making, e-journalism.
Nursery fee Rs. 39,060 per annum
Ratings: The school has done well in ‘infrastructure and facilities’ and has the second-highest ‘sports’ score.
7 Somerville School, vasundhara enclave
The schoool’s clubs help in fostering the creativity of students, beyond academics. Different clubs offer courses in cooking, embroidery, Taekwondo, Sudoku and contemporary dance.
Nursery fee Rs. 52,100 per annum
Ratings: The school has done well in ‘safety and hygiene’, ‘life skills education’ & ‘value system’ parameters.
8 ASN Senior Secondary School
A remarkable feature of this school is the state-of-the-art laboratories. The computer labs have facilities like LCD, OHP, wide-screen TV attachments and cordless to facilitate effective teaching.
Nursery fee Rs. 43,530 per annum
Ratings: The school has done well on the ‘infrastucture and facilities’ and ‘safety and hygiene’ parameters.
8 Amity International, Mayur Vihar*
The school has a library of its own. It has 10,000 books , out of which 2,500 are reference books and encyclopedias. The school also has a spacious playground where students play cricket, basket ball, skate.
Nursery fee: Not Available
Ratings: Tied at eight place, the school has done well in the ‘academic rigour’ and ‘innovative teaching’ categories.
10 Mother Teresa Public School
The school has a multipurpose hall and the latest apparatus in its science laboratories. The school also hosts regular workshops by non-governmental organisations.
Nursery fee Rs. 35,000 per annum
Ratings: The school scores well in the ‘individual attention to students’ & ‘safety and hygiene’categories.