9. Shishuvan English Medium School
426, Shraddhanand Road, Matunga
History: The school formally opened in October 2001 with 70 students joining playschool and nursery. The current school strength is 1,516 students.
Unique features: In line with Mahatma Gandhi’s ‘Nai Taleem’ (New Education), 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 in: Educational philosophy, sports, life skills education
Annual fees: Rs88,000
Student-teacher ratio: 18:1
Quote: When all stakeholders participate in decision making, it becomes a school for all and each one ensures that the school imparts quality education.
SHUBADRA SHENOY, principal