Himachal Pradesh in India has some of the finest national and international boarding schools that are well known for their quality of education as well as extracurricular affairs.
Enlisted below are Best Boarding Schools in Himachal Pradesh:
Army Public School:
Founded in the year 1986, this co-educational boarding school is located on top of the Dagshai Hills. The admission to Army Public School is based on a written entrance test that is conducted by the school on second Sunday of February. Army Public School offers a wide range of
facilities to its students, such as Horse riding, squash court, computer labs, smart classrooms/ AVR rooms, spacious class rooms, big dining hall and cafeteria, etc. The school has an auditorium with a seating capacity of about 500 people. It also has an excellent computerized library as well as reading rooms that have been stocked with numerous books, audio tapes, videos and CDs.
Bishop Cotton School:
Founded in the year 1859, it is one of the oldest boarding schools for boys in Asia. It is located in Shimla. The admission to this school is through an entrance exam and the seats are given on the basis of merit rating as well as vacancy. The non-refundable part of the fee includes Rs. 10,000 as registration fee, Rs. 30,000 as admission fee and Rs, 35,000 as infrastructure fee. The refundable part of the fee includes Rs. 50,000 as caution money. The annual fee for classes II to X is Rs. 2, 75,000, for classes XI and XII it is Rs. 2, 90,000 and Rs. 30,000 is the imprest. Parents need to deposit Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 7,500 as pocket money for their child in classes III to V and VI to XII, respectively.
Convent of Jesus & Mary High School:
The CBSE affiliated Convent of Jesus & Mary High School is located in Navbahar, Shimla. The tuition fee for Nursery to KG is Rs. 18,600; annual fee is Rs. 2,100; fee for education activities is Rs. 1,100 and fee for computer and smart class is Rs. 800. The tuition fee for classes I to IV is Rs. 13,800; annual fee is Rs. 2,100; fee for education activities is Rs. 1,100 and fee for computer and smart class is Rs. 800.The tuition fee for classes V to VII is Rs. 13,800; annual fee is Rs. 2,200; fee for education activities is Rs. 1,100 and fee for computer and smart class is Rs. 800.The tuition fee for classes VIII to X is Rs. 13,800; annual fee is Rs. 2,300; fee for education activities is Rs. 1,100 and fee for computer and smart class is Rs. 800.The tuition fee for classes XI and XII is Rs. 18,600; annual fee is Rs. 4,000 or commerce and Rs. 5000 for science students; fee for education activities is Rs. 1,500 and fee for computer and smart class is Rs. 1,500.
Dalhousie Public School:
The Dalhousie Public School has been located in the DhaulaDhar Ranges, Dalhousie. The admission in the Kindergarten is based on the first come, first serve basis. But from class I onwards, an entrance exam is held. However, the school retains the right to reject any application. Dalhousie Public School offers many facilities to its students. They offer both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian food in their meals that have been made by maintaining strict hygiene. The personal hygiene and medical care facilities are also offered. For the physical fitness, the school encourages sports and games like volleyball, basketball, table tennis, badminton, karate, judo, cricket, roller skating and gymnastics. On weekends, additional facility is also made available for horse riding.
The Sacred Heart High School:
Sacred Heart High School is located on Portreyn Hill, Dalhousie. It was founded in the year 1901. The admission in the Kindergarten is based on the first come, first serve basis. But from class I onwards, an entrance exam is held. The school does not take fresh admission or classes X and XII.Sacred Heart High School offers a wealth of facilities to its students including a large chapel, clean and green gardens, well-furnished and spacious classrooms, a well-stocked library, spacious hostel dormitories, hot water facility, plenty of indoor and outdoor games, trained residential nurses and visits by doctor, nutritious and balanced meals, well-equipped labs, yoga classes, laundry facility, hygienic and spacious canteen, etc.