8. JB PETIT HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
5, Maharshi Dadhichi Marg, Fort
History: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, it was renamed to JB Petit High School for Girls in 1946, after Jehangir Bomanji Petit took over the institute and decided to make the school cosmopolitan.
Unique features: The school’s motto, ‘Ever Forward’, exemplifies its ethic. Its learning environment is characterised by close teacher, student and family relationships. The core emphasis is on universal human values.
Highest ratings: Academic rigour, teachers and breadth of vision
Board: Class 10-ICSE
Annual fee: Not disclosed
Student-teacher ratio: 14:1
Quote: JB is a vibrant, diverse and exciting school, grounded in bedrock values with a contemporary vision. BENAIFER P KUTAR, principal