7. SHISHUVAN ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL
426, Shraddhanand Road, Matunga
History:The school formally opened in October 2001, with just 70 students joining playschool and nursery.
Unique features: In line with MK Gandhi’s ‘Nai Taleem’ (New Education) philosophy, spinning and weaving khadi are an integral part of the school curriculum. The school’s ‘every student counts’ programme includes remedial sessions, shadow teaching and home support depending on the student’s academic need.
Highest ratings: Educational philosophy, academic rigour, life skills education
Board: Class 10-ICSE
Annual fee: Rs88,000
Student-teacher ratio: 18:1
Quote: When stakeholders are involved in decision-making, it becomes a school for all that imparts quality education.
SHUBADRA SHENOY, principal