Gone are the days, where parents, without any prior investigation, selected random schools for their children. Parents, in this new era, have become much more mindful, they research and assure themselves on all the aspects such as school infrastructure, teaching methods, school fees and so on.
Uttarakhand schools are well known in offering the best ever education till date, even though the schools are pricey, but they are worth to make a choice, as they provide word-class facilities.
Adding this article to your research, parents who are seeking admissions can have a look at the following most expensive schools in Uttarakhand as well in India too :
1. Woodstock School, Mussoorie
Woodstock is one of the oldest international co-educational institutions which is located in the popular hill station of Uttarakhand, Mussoorie (Landour). It is a residential school that was established in 1854. The school has been certified as an International Baccalauerate (IB) World School and enjoys the status of Indian Christian Minority.
Fees: The fees of the school from grade (6-8) is ?16,70,000; (9-10) is ?17,28,000 and (11-12) is ?18,53,000. In addition to the fees listed above, the following one time fees are applicable.
The Establishment Fee is 4,00,000 INR (non-refundable)
The Security Deposit is 3,50,000 INR (refundable)
2. Doon School, Dehradun
One of the most expensive boarding schools in Dehradun, Doon School is a prominent boy’s only full boarding school. Established in 1935, Doon School follows the curriculum of Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE). This school is a member of G20 schools & Round Square and is known as ‘Eton of India’. Some of the well-known alumni of the school are Rajiv Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Analjit Singh, Sunil Kant, Munjal, Ali Fazal and Abhinav Bindra.
Fees: The annual fees of the school is 10,25,000/- per annum and (incidental expenses) are Rs. 25,000/- per term, (refundable security deposit) of Rs.4, 00,000/-, (Admission Fee) of Rs.4,00,000/- is also charged.
For NRIs/Foreign Nationals the school fee is Rs. 12,81,000 – per annu?m.
3. Ecole Globale International Girl’s School, Dehradun
Settled in the beautiful city of Dehradun in Uttarakhand state, Ecole Global is an international girl’s boarding school. This school was started in 2012 under the auspices of Asian Education Charitable Trust. Ecole Globale is affiliated to Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) and the Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE). The school provides education from grades 4th to 12th.
Fees: The annual fee is between 800000-900000 and Registration Fee 20,000, Admission Fee is 1,00,000 and Caution Deposit 1,00,000.
4. Welham Girl’s School, Dehradun
The School is all girls boarding school based at Dehradun and is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, an all-India Board. The School has classes from VI to XII. The academic year begins in April and the Final Examinations are conducted in March of the following year. English is the medium of instruction throughout the School. Hindi holds a place of very high importance in the curriculum, and every effort is made to ensure that each girl reaches a high standard in the education.
Fees: The annual school fee is Rs. 7,25,000/, (registration fee) Rs. 20,000/-, (Admission Fee) Rs. 50,000/-, (Security Deposit) Rs. 3,62,500/-, (Imprest Deposit) Rs. 40,000/-, and (Uniform Deposit) Rs. 20,000/-.
5. Welham Boy’s School, Dehradun
Welham’s Boy’s is a popular boarding school in Uttarakhand. It is located at Dehradun and is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Founded in 1937, Welham is a boys’ boarding school.
Fees: The annual school fee is between ?6,50,000- 700000.
6. Kasiga School, Dehradun
Kasiga is a top educational institute in Uttarakhand. It is an English medium co-educational residential school located in Doon valley. The school is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), UK. Started in 2017, Kasiga School offers comprehensive academic learning with wide range of co-curricular and sporting activities.
Fees: The annual fee of Kasiga school from (classes 3-5) is 4,98, 000; (6-8) is 6,05,000; (9-12) is 6,60,000 for Indian students. For international students (3-8) is $10,900; (9-12) is $12,900.
7. Hopetown Girls School, Dehradun
The fifty-acre school campus is in a picturesque valley near Dehradun. It is surrounded by a sal forest and a view of the lower Mussoorie hills to the north. The sprawling games fields, gardens and school buildings create a space that is inviting and invigorating. The school’s overall curriculum is designed to be stimulating. Teachers use the latest pedagogies in planning their lessons, focusing on the need to make learning relevant to the children. Technology is central to the teaching, learning process.
Fees: The annual fee of this school is between Rs 500000-700000.
8. Wynberg Allen School, Mussoorie
Wynberg-Allen School is one of India’s oldest educational institutions. The school has always maintained an excellent standard of holistic education and co-curricular activities for its students. It is a residential co-educational institution and accommodates around 700 children out of whom 550 are boarders. The well-experienced team of teaching and non-teaching staff ensures that the young people entering the world turn out to be responsible citizens capable of steering themselves and their country towards excellence.
Fees: The annual school fee of Classes (1-3) is 6,25,000, (4-6) is 6,57,000, (7-8) is 6,67,000, (9-1) is 6,97,000 and (11-12) is 7,37,000.
9. Mussoorie International School
Established in 1984 this school is located in the pristine hills of Mussoorie, India. The school’s campus is encompassed by the allure of nature, with its aura accented by pine, deodar and other coniferous trees. Situated 33 kms away from Dehradun city, Mussoorie International School has been home to many girls, from over 27 countries from last three decades and has enriched their lives in an environment that intertwines the traditional values and modern outlook – the cultural heritage of the former, and the technological, pedagogical and creative advances of the latter.
Fees: For CISCE board, Annual Fee for Grade (1-5) is 5,35,000, (6-8) is 6,85,000, (9-10) is 7,60,000 and (11-12) is 7,60,000
For Cambridge board, Annual Fee for (9-10) is 8,15,000, (11-12) is 8,15,000.
For IBDP board, Annual Fee for (11-12) is 9,75,000.