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 North Delhi
1. Bal Bharti public school, Pitampura
The school offers horse riding, cricket fields, football and basketball and two swimming pools. It has also started exchange programmes with schools in the US, UK and Mexico etc. The school has topped in 6 categories, including ‘academic rigour’, ‘infrastructure and facilities’ and ‘extra-curricular activities’.
Nursery fee: Rs. 54,780 per annum
2. Montfort School
The school has a system of hobby clubs, including Nature club, Science club, Language club etc which help students develop their skills. The active counseling and career guidance cell organises workshops and seminars. Montfort has the best ‘value for money’, ‘sports’ and ‘social accountability’ scores.
Nursery fee: Rs. 32,685 per annum
3. Apeejay School, Pitampura
Apeejay School lays emphasis on computer-aided learning with specially designed packages and classrooms fitted with LCDs. The school also has a well-equipped Robotics Lab. It is tied for the best ‘academic rigour’ score, and has topped ‘life skills education’ and ‘value system/integration’.
Nursery fee: Rs. 51,870 per annum
3. Delhi Public School, Rohini
The school has tied-up with many NGOs to inculcate a sense of community service in students. Exchange programmes and trips, including one to NASA, are regularly organised. Tied at the third spot, DPS has the second highest ‘value for money’, ‘safety and hygiene’ and ‘individual attention to students’ scores.
Nursery fee: Rs. 56,580 per annum
5. Mata Jai Kaur Public School
The school has a multi-media centre and smart classes, with 3D and 2D modules. Resident doctors keep a check on students’ dental and physical health. The school band makes life interesting. Mata Jai Kaur has the second highest ‘social accountability’ score and has done well on the ‘value for money’ parameter as well.
Nursery fee: Rs. 38,916 per annum
6. The Heritage School, Rohini
Along with subject labs, the school has special design labs for carpentry, pottery, handicrafts and multimedia and graphics. Wi-fi and boradband facilties are also available. The school has topped the ‘individual attention to students’, ‘life skills education’, ‘innovative teaching’ and ‘value system/integration’ categories.
Nursery fee: Rs. 34,830 per annum
7. Bal Bharati Public School, Rohini
The school has two swimming pools, basketball and badminton courts and provides coaching for taekwondo, gymnastics, skating etc. All classes are fitted with interactive smartboards. The school has done well on the ‘The schools does well on the ‘innovative teaching’ and ‘extra-curricular activities’ parameters.
Nursery fee: Rs. 43,240 per annum
8. Ryan International, Rohini
Tied at the No.7 spot, the school offers a well-organised library, football and cricket fields, a skating rink and swimming pool. The school band is trained to play various instruments uncluding bagpipes and flutes. It has the second highest ‘safety and hygiene’ score and does well on the ‘individual attention to students’ parameter.
Nursery fee: Rs. 53,575 per annum
9. Dav Public School, Pushpanjali Enclave
Activities as varied as dance, art, sports, robottics and food planning are on offer. The school is international in its outlook and has tied up with various international programmes and institutions. It has the third highest ‘individual attention to students’ score and does well on the ‘innovative teaching’ and ‘safety and hygiene’ categories.
Nursery fee: Rs. 45,000 per annum
10. Kulachi Hansraj Model school
Started in 1972, the school has a day care centre for primary students and interesting activities organised by various clubs, such as the eco club, rotary club or the UN club etc. The school runs Manovikas Kendra for special needs children. It has respectable scores in the ‘social accountability’ and ‘sports’ categories.
Nursery fee: Not Available