Top 10 Private Schools

As a child grows up, the first concern that the parents have is which schools will their ward go into. Schools play a major part in shaping a child’s future as children are like clay and can be moulded according to the mould that they are placed in. The schools act as a mould for the students; thereby, it is very crucial that they are chosen very carefully. With time, the education system in India is becoming top-notch with many national and international schools opening every day. Each school advertises themselves to be the most promising one with the best facilities available and hence leaving the parents into a dilemma of which school they must choose for their students. Thus, to do away with this confusion of parents, we have curated a list of Top 10 Private Schools in India. These schools have been ranked according to their facilities, the experience and qualifications of the teachers, the toppers from the school, and many such parameters. Check Top 10 Private Schools in India.

Top 10 Private Schools in India

1. Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai

The Bombay Scottish School which is also known as the Scottish, is a very popular and well-rooted school. It was established in 1847 and has been ranked in the top 10 schools in India for the past 80+ years. It is one of the most renowned and prestigious schools in Bombay. The school is affiliated to CISCE and is a co-educational institute.Bombay Scottish School

2. Colvin Taluqdars’ College, Lucknow

Situated in Lucknow, this school is one of the oldest private schools of India. It is both a day school and a residential school and has been affiliated by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. For class XII and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education affiliated for class X.  The school is co-educational till class V.  The school was founded in 1889.Colvin Taluqdars' College

3. Delhi Public School, Delhi

Delhi Public School, or as we all know them, DPS has become a brand. These schools have branches all around the country in all the major cities. The DPS, Delhi was established in 1991 and is undoubtedly one of the best private schools in India. The school is affiliated to CBSE and offers education from Nursery till class XII. This school also offers the option of opting for a foreign language by the students.DPS

4. Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai

Also known as the DAIS, this school has been an IB (International Baccalaureate) since 2003, which is the year when this school was established. This school is recognized as one of the best in India because of the world-class education provided here. The premises is spread in 130,000 square feet and has all the facilities that you can think of.  This school is also a part of the Cambridge International Primary Program.Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai

5. Lawrence School, Lovedale

This school was established in 1858 with the prime aim of providing education to the children of the officers of the British. Situated in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu, the school has many campuses, including exclusive campus for girls, a separate school for boys, a prep school, and a junior school. They have a lush and beautiful campus having a built-up area of 45 acres. The school is affiliated to CBSE board and follows the motto of “Never give in”.

Lawrence School, Lovedale

6. St. Ann’s High School, Secunderabad

Established in 1981, this school is a girls-only convent school. The school is affiliated to Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. The school is situated in Telangana and has many notable alumni like Diana Hayden, Tabu, Sushmita Sen, Rakesh Sharma, and many more. The school was opened for serving education to the poor and needy and has grown exponentially since its initiation.St. Ann's High School, Secunderabad

7. St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata

St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata is one of the topmost schools in India. It is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal and is an English medium convent school. It was established in 1860 for Catholics only, and the school was a boys school, but now the school has been open for all. The school is affiliated to CISCE with ICSE board in class X and ISC in class XII. The school has all the top-notch facilities like sports rooms, grounds, libraries, laboratories, etc.St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata

8. The Doon School, Dehradun

The Doon School, which is situated in Dehradun, Uttarakhand is ranked among the top and the finest schools of India and was established in 1935. The school follows its own curriculum which has been developed in-house to inculcate leadership and creativity in the students. The school offers the courses under Indian School Certificate (ISC) examination and the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma. The premises of the institution has been spread in an area of 25000 square feet along with an Apple Mac studio, auditorium, film studio, museum, reading room, trophy rooms and many such luxuries facilities.The Doon School, Dehradun

9. The Valley School, Bengaluru

Situated in Bengaluru, this school is a co-educational private day school which was established in 1978. The environment of the school is amiable and open, and is based on the founder’s (Jiddu Krishnamurti’s) philosophy that “Learning cannot happen when there is fear.” The school follows the ICSE curriculum and has had a record of 100% passing since 1999. The school has a huge campus of 120 acres with a lake, 2 artificial ponds, dams, and pleasing natural landscapes.The Valley School, Bengaluru

10. Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun

Situated in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, Welham School is a residential school for boys only.  The school was established in 1937 and is affiliated to CBSE. They have a vast campus spread in 30 acres amidst the beautiful hills and valleys of Dehradun. It has been ranked in the top 5 boarding schools in India by the Education World Ranking in 2019. They organize frequent student exchange, MUNs, conference and study tours to ensure all-round development of the students. They encourage students to inculcate leadership and perseverance and work towards the betterment of society.Welham Boys' School, Dehradun


In the list given above, we have mentioned some of the best private schools of India in terms of their facilities, the experience and qualifications of the teachers, the toppers from the school, and many such parameters.  The parents must choose the school of their wards very carefully as the future of the children depends on the school they go to. We advise the parents to look for the school very carefully and make a list of all the potential schools and then compare them side by side so that you can finalize the best school for your ward.

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