8. JB PETIT HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

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
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2016 01:54 PM IST

5, Maharshi Dadhichi Marg, Fort

Website: www.jbpetithighschool.com

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

Students: 917

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

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