HT Top Schools (South): 3. JB PETIT HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
5, Maharshi Dadhichi Marg, Fort
Board: Class 10-ICSE
Annual fee: Not disclosed
Student-teacher ratio: 14:1
Highest ratings: Academic rigour, teachers and breadth of vision
History: Established in 1860 by an Englishwoman, it was renamed JB Petit High School for Girls in 1946 after Jehangir Bomanji Petit took over.
Unique features: The school’s motto, ‘Ever Forward’, exemplifies its ethic. Its unique learning environment is characterized by the close teacher, student and family relationships. The core emphasis of the institute is on universal human values which are woven through their education programmes.
“JB is a vibrant, diverse and exciting school, grounded in bedrock values with a contemporary vision. The faculty of JB is joined by a strong, unbreakable bond — a desire to provide fine education to our girls in an environment of creativity, freedom and joy.”— Benaifer P Kutar, principal