Address: Plot No. 281/283 B, Marol Village, Off Military Road , Andheri East , Mumbai - 400059
Locality: Andheri East (Find more Andheri East schools)
Shri Naresh Advani wants to offer all the opportunities to students to nurture their potential and very confidently states, “Our students’ success will be our greatest achievement”.
The highly professional team of Architects of Ramnani & Associates have created an architectural marvel of ground plus six storey. Every part of the school is aesthetically designed and congenial for educational purpose. The focus is on the comfort & safety of children.
School timings: 09.30 AM TO 11.45 AM (Playschool) 12:30 PM TO 03:00 PM (Nursery & Junior KG) 09.00 AM TO 12.00 PM (Senior KG) 09:00 AM TO 3:30 PM (I TO VIII)
Classical Dance & Music
Art & Craft
• Classrooms are well ventilated
• Special ramp, railings, toilets and drinking water facilities
• Closed circuit cameras as a safety precaution
• Chemistry laboratory
• Computer lab
• Audio Visual room
• Classical Dance & Music room
• Art & Craft room
• First aid kits
• Counseling center
• Automatic, high speed, safe and trouble free elevators
• School transport facility
• Shock resistant school building
• Fire fighting system
The highly pofessional team of Architects of Ramnani & Associates have created an architectural marvel of ground plus six storey. Every part of the school is aesthetically designed and congenial for educational purpose. The focus is on the comfort & safety of children. The school building has a double height entrancre lobby. A double width staircase and floor lobby gives enough space for the students to move comfortably. Classrooms of 450 sq.ft, area are well ventilated, bright and enhanced with a combination of colour, space and the right furniture.
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Prime academy was a fairly good school till 2-3 yrs back, but unfortunately their standards are rapidly falling. Every 2yrs the school sees a mass exodus of teachers and the management is forced to fill in the vacancies with who-so-ever is willing to work for a fairly low salary (heresay some ex-teachers). You can well imagine the quality in such a case.
The school claims that they dont take donations..that is true, they do not take 'donation', but they charge a lot of money under transport, catering, activities, tution which is a recurring cost and ends up being far more expensive over the years.
In terms of extracurricular activities/sports, the school promises a lot, charges a bomb, tries hard to deliver and manage only for namesake. But even over years there hardly an improvement. I think they are getting comfortable with low achievement of goals!
Transport department is having 'teething troubles' even after being operational for over 6 years. I wonder when they are actually going to 'teeth' and be a painfree service. For the distance travelled, their rates are again very steep. But the contractor has unstinted support from the management and hence you will be pretty helpless in that department.
Catering was pretty good till last year. This year they have changed the contractor and the kids are complaining that the food portions are insufficient, till July various kids complained of not being served either breakfast/lunch. Since meals in school are compulsary, kids do not take food from home. School timings are 8am-3pm and kids leave home between 7.15-7.40 and get back home between 3.30-4pm. Under this situation, not providing sufficient food borders on cruelty.
Quality of teachers are hinted earlier is not great, certain special subjects need teachers who are well qualified. Eg Marathi teachers cannot pronounce Marathi properly. Some teachers are extremely helpful and take your feedback openly, discuss with the management and get back to you on your problems. Others just throw it on your face and make excuses for every lapse...this was not the case few years ago. Even if you leave your opinions aside for a moment, quality of teaching is still below expectations.
All in all, an expensive school but do not expect too much. Quality of teachers is still good in pre-primary, average in primary and not so great in secondary.
Infrastructure is excellent, chairman is a visionary, but somewhere in the middle order of the management, all is lost.
As on date Prime Academy in Marol is the best school in the area. It has come up very slowly and steadily. Today I can proudly say that my child studies in Prime Academy. This school is totally different from other schools. The care they take of students is fine but the parents are also very well taken care of. Which we do not find in any other school. Their easy accessibility etc. May they reach greater height year after year. All said and done, I am happy, my husband is happy and my child is happy.- by Mrs. Pragya on Jan 24, 2014