We at ScooNews decided to showcase schools that we found to be the most beautiful from around the country. Be it in the North, South, East or West these schools have been architecturally built to please the eye. It beckons us to want to be a part of the institute.
One of the oldest boarding schools located in Ajmer Rajasthan, India. It was founded in 1875 and located at the foothills of Madar with an area of 187 acres. A boys-only independent boarding school, Mayo has 12 boarding houses, 3 dining halls and modern classrooms.
Welham Girls School:
Named after a Welsh village ‘Welham’ was started in 1957 by an English lady Miss H.S. Oliphant who desired to create an equal educational platform for young Indian women. This school is located in the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun and has a 12 acre campus.
Rishi Valley School:
The school was founded in the year 1926 by the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. It follows a holistic approach to education. The campus is spread over 360 acres and is located in Madanapalle, Chitoor District of Andhra Pradesh. Rishi Valley is set in a remarkable atmosphere of peace and serenity surrounded by ancient granite hills with striking rock formations.
A Co-ed school run by the Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel in the town of Yercaud, near Salem, Tamil Nadu. The school was founded in the year 1917.
St. Mary’s High School:
The school opened its doors in 1887 as Mount Abu Railway School. In 1929 it was taken over by the Christian Brothers and renamed as St. Mary’s. It is situated close to the Lower Kodhra dam and is surrounded by jungle in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan.
Goethals Memorial School, Kurseong:
Set at an altitude of 1674 meters (5500 feet) in a forest 5 Kms from Kurseong between Siliguri and Darjeeling. It was founded in 1907. The land for the school was donated by the Maharaja of Bardhaman and was named after Jesuit Archbishop of Kolkata Paul Goethals.
Blue Mountains School:
Located in the small beautiful town of Ooty, a large cottage known as the Dilkush Mahal houses the school is both a heritage structure and holds historically significance. It was established in 1961 by F.G. Pearce who initially rented and later bought it from the heirs of the Maharani Vidyavathi Devi of Vizianagaram.
Druk White Lotus School:
Locally known as the Druk Padma Karpo School is located in Shey, Ladakh. The school was started on the request of the people of Ladakh and is based on Tibetan Buddhism while equipping its students for a life in the 21st century. It opened in 2001 and featured in the movie 3 Idiots.
Unison World School:
Located in the beautiful locale of Kirsali Greens, nestled in the laps of the Shiwalik ranges. It is an all girl’s residential school from the 5th – 12th grade.
The Doon School:
Located in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India is an all-boys boarding school admitting pupils between the ages of 12-18 yrs. It was established in 1935 and boasts of a seventy acre campus with plush flora and fauna.
These are just some of the beautiful schools in India. These schools also have high educational standards. Most of us would dream to be enrolled in one such school surrounded by so much beauty. So which one do you think you want to go to?
This article was originally published in the April 2017 issue of ScooNews magazine. Subscribe to ScooNews Magazine today to have more such stories delivered to your desk every month.