7. GD Somani Memorial School
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HISTORY: The school was established in July 1975 by well-known industrialists and philanthropists late Sarvashri B D Somani and GD Somani. The school started with 250 students.
UNIQUE FEATURES: The school has well-equipped classrooms and laboratories and to make teaching interesting. The students have access to a turf football field, a cricket zone, child-friendly basketball court and state-of-the-art auditorium.
HIGHEST RATINGS IN: Academic rigour, teachers and selection process
BOARD: ICSE Board
Annual fee: Rs1,33,000/-
Student-teacher ratio: 20:1
QUOTE: The freedom to make mistakes provides the best environment for creativity. We aim at educating students to teach how to think, rather than what to think.
BRIAN SEYMOUR, principal