8. The Somaiya School, Vidyavihar
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HISTORY: Somaiya Vidyavihar was founded in 1959 by Padmabhushan (late) Shri KJ Somaiya. The Somaiya School is the first English medium school of the trust in Mumbai.
UNIQUE FEATURES: The school provides students an exposure to three languages in the pre-primary and five languages (English, Hindi, Marathi, Sanskrit, French) in the primary section. The skills needed to grow, adapt and adjust in the world are imparted to the students.
HIGHEST RATINGS IN: Governance, life skills education, breadth of vision
Annual fee: Pre-primary and Class 1-4: Rs1.15L to Rs1.25L, Class 5-10: Rs1.4L to Rs1.45L
Student-teacher ratio: 23:2 to 30:1
The bonding between the teacher and student is both respectful and friendly, making the school a very warm and welcoming place. At The Somaiya School, learning is fun.
PARVEEN SHAIKH, principal