Address: Ballygunge Military Campus , Ballygunge, Kolkata - 700019
Locality: Ballygunge (Find more Ballygunge schools)
Phone: +91-033 2486 6629
Army Public School, Kolkata was started in April 1994 under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) to answer the scholastic needs of the children of the Army personnel. This co-educational school is at present affiliated to C.B.S.E. and provides an all round development of the student’s personality. Besides encouraging academic excellence, students are stimulated to develop their creative talents. The ultimate aim is to mould and groom the students into socially aware, morally upright and worthy citizens of India.
School timings: 7:40 am to 2:10 pm
Year Established: 1900
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Army School Kolkata is one of 115 such schools in the country. It started functioning in kolkata in April 1994 with 7 teachers and 173 students under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), New Delhi. From this modest beginning, the school has grown from strength to strength over the years and today the school is reckoned as one of the biggest Army Schools of the country.In April 2002, the school was upgraded to Army Public School Kolkata, and became the first and the only Army School in the Eastern theatre to be accorded the “Public School” status.The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and has classes from I to XII. The first batch of class XII appeared for the board examination in March 2001.Our vision is to provide quality education and opportunities to the children of Defence service Personnel at an affordable cost, without any rank or gender bias.At present, the total strength of the school 2000 (approx) students and 77 teachers, this is further backed up by 22 Administrative /Non Vacation staff.The average of class strength is 40.9% and civilian students are 14.1%. The school offers three streams in the Higher Secondary Section viz Science, Commerce and Humanities. Besides Art and Craft, Library, Games, Music and Co-curricular activities form an integral part of the curriculum.- by Hari on Aug 29, 2011