Dehradun has earned the title of ‘The city of schools’ as its soil for eternities has accommodated numerous schools that holds a national importance. Schools here provide its students exposure that other schools hardly give. Exposure in terms of quality education, an atmosphere where students can frame their own opinions, can take best ever guidance from the excellent teachers and participate in different activities conducted by schools such as debates, dance, singing, sports, art and paintings, etc.
Dehradun is a hub for school education for various reasons, some of them are mentioned below:
Natural environment: Nature place a very important role in polishing student’s talents and skills, the healthy and natural environment is usually peaceful hence helps in concentration and facilitates productive work. Almost all Dehradun schools are surrounded with green and clean environment which is an essential ingredient in the overall development of a child.
Oldest school: It was before 100 years ago that Dehradun valley and its adjacent areas saw a boom in the school education, hence giving birth to plentiful of premier educational institutes during the colonial era. Even today Dehradun has consistently procured the title of the ‘City of Schools’ because it is continuously contributing majorly in residential as well as day schooling education. Schools such as The Doon School, Welham Girl’s School, Welham Boy’s School, Woodstock International, Convent of Jesus and Mary Waverley, Wynberg Allen and St. George’s College are the oldest and top ranking schools not only in Dehradun but in the country as well.
Finest Competition: Every student here is admitted by rigorous admission process, consequently, only creamy (most talented) students gets admission hence the quality and standard of education automatically improves. Prominent personalities like Rajiv Gandhi, Abhinav Bindra, and Amitav Ghosh are educated from institutions of Dehradun.
Excellent teachers: The teachers of these schools are exceptionally remarkable, many teachers are foreign nationals hence impart varied and world-class education to their students, no teacher is selected without adequate experience.
Reliable Infrastructure: School’s Infrastructure cannot be ignored as it is the basic necessity that quality education demands. Dehradun can proudly vouch for top calls school infrastructure, which includes smart classes, ventilated and spacious class-rooms, swimming pool, vast playgrounds, well equipped labs, etc.