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7. J B Petit High School for Girls

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mumbai Updated: Sep 18, 2017 01:26 IST

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History: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, the school was originally known as Miss Prescott’s Fort Christian School. The school was renamed to J B Petit High School for Girls in 1946, after Jehangir Bomanji Petit took over the institute and decided to admit Indian children of all caste and creed.

Unique features: The school’s motto, ‘Ever Forward’, exemplifies the school’s ethic. The school is dedicated to excellence while recognising the uniqueness of each child.

Highest ratings in: Academic rigour, selection process and attitude towards learning

Board: ICSE Board

Annual fees: Not disclosed

Students: 925

Student-Teacher ratio: 14:1

Website: www.jbpetithighschool.com

Quote: A spirit of freedom and joy pervades the school, fostering dynamic learning. Students are challenged to think critically.

BENAIFER P KUTAR, principal