Top 10 schools in Delhi

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May 5, 2020

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Education plays an important role in our life. It fosters innovative and logical thinking. It helps us to develop our knowledge and skills. It completely changes our minds and personality. It improves our learning process and helps us to make informed decisions. A good education is a must for everyone irrespective of religion, gender, or culture.

Famous for its historical sites, market places, tourist attractions, and food, Delhi is the national capital territory of India. Apart from this, Delhi has some of the best schools in India with extensive facilities that truly make them remarkable. These students have a sparkling career and they excel in every field, be it academics or extra-curricular.


The Best Schools in Delhi

  1. The British School
  2. Carmel Convent School
  3. Loreto Convent School
  4. The Mothers International School
  5. Presentation Convent School
  6. Delhi Public School Rohini
  7. Gyan Bharti School
  8. Delhi Public School Dwarka
  9. Montford School
  10. Mater Dei School


Top 10 schools in Delhi

Here is a list of the Top 10 schools in Delhi and some specific information about them, in no particular order:


  1. The British School

Board Affiliation: EYFS to Year 9; IGCSE in Years 10-11; IB Diploma in Years 12-13


Address: The British School, Dr. Jose P Rizal Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-110021

Foundation: 1963

About: The British School was started by a group of British parents with 40 students representing six nationalities. The school started with the aim of serving the diplomatic and expatriate community. Today, its horizons have broadened considerably resulting in a definitive mix of British and International education. This 56-year old school offers high-quality education by drawing on the best facets of a rich and culturally diverse community. The school provides student-centered education in a safe, stimulating, and multicultural environment.

Maths Proficiency: Students in BIS are exposed to multiple high level, divergent, and structured mathematics numerical. A strong emphasis is given to the mathematical aptitude of a student. Over the years, students of BIS have performed excellently well in this field all over the country.

Mission: “We respect, reflect, and inspire to achieve excellence.”

Student Count: 1221

Standards Available: KG - Class 12

Faculty Count: 100+

Infrastructure/Facilities: Well maintained air-conditioned classrooms, ActivBoards, half Olympic-sized Swimming pool, Auditorium, Multi-purpose Sports Hall, Lounge, Libraries and Labs, Music room, Drama Studios, Gym, Health centers, and many more.

Other notable activities: International reach and exposure programs, Counselling, Anti-Drug and Anti-Bullying policy

Notable Alumni: Dr. Israt Alam, Prof. John Windsor


  1. Carmel Convent School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Malcha Marg, Chanakya Puri, New Delhi-110021

Foundation: 1957

About: Carmel Convent School is one of the institutions conducted by the Congregation of Sisters of the Apostolic Carmel. They draw their inspiration from Christ, who believed in the holistic development of every person, and also from their Foundress, Mother Veronica of the Passion.

Maths Proficiency: The school has a Maths Olympian Club to encourage students to participate and develop their skills in the mathematics domain.

Mission: “Carmel’s mission is to form integrated women who are capable of responding to the challenges of life with joy and deep faith in God, whose choices and decisions are guided by the right values, enriched by our cultural heritage and committed to the service of our people.”

Student Count: 2000+

Standards Available: KG - Class 10

Faculty Count: 100 approx

Fees: approx 5000 pm

Infrastructure/Facilities: Teacher Resource Center, Auditorium, Library, Playground, Transportation Facility, Canteen, Audio Visual Room, etc.

Other notable activities: Student Exchange Programs, Abdar Village Program, Social connect, Community Service, Scholarships for bright and talented minds.

Notable Alumni: Rashmi Virmani, Anupa Gupta, Priti Dhawan 


  1. Loreto Convent School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Loreto Convent, Parade Road, Delhi Cantt, New Delhi-110010

Foundation: 1965

About: Mary Ward foresaw the need for a sound religious and moral education for young women who would take responsibility in society. Therefore, she started an unaided Christian School owned, managed, and conducted by The Loreto Educational Society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The aim of the school is to give its students moral education while devoting special attention to their spiritual, intellectual, social, and physical development. They believe that every girl is unique and is a precious gift to her family and society.

Maths Proficiency: The school has some of the excellent faculty for the mathematics subject who lay a strong emphasis on teaching this subject as practically as possible. They come up with student-friendly real-life examples for explaining their topics.

Mission/Goals: “We aim to encourage spoken english; prevent bullying in the school; maintain discipline - punctuality, uniform, attitude, regularity, and behavior; use technology.”

Student Count: 1500+

Standards Available: KG - Class 12

Faculty Count: 87

Fees: approx 5000 pm

Infrastructure/Facilities: Laboratories, Library, Amphitheater, Tennis, Basketball, Cricket, Athletics, Kho-Kho, Volleyball, Music room, Art room, Canteen, etc.

Other notable activities: International and Domestic Excursion Programs, Debate and Quizzing Societies, Social connect Programs


  1. The Mothers International School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Mother's International School, Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016

Foundation: 1956

About: The Mother's International School (MIS) is a public secondary school established by Sri Aurobindo Education Society. The school was founded by Shri Surendra Nath Jauhar "Faquir", with the blessings of Mirra Alfassa, a spiritualist. The school's motto "More True, Forever More True" was given by Mirra Alfassa, known as the Mother, and the school's emblem portrays a bird in flight rising towards heaven. MIS successfully embeds in itself all these qualities and aims towards further growth and development.

Maths Proficiency: MIS has various programs to develop the spirit of mathematics in their children. They even celebrate Maths Day to encourage students to participate and learn.

Mission: “Our aim in the school is to help a child to realize their own unique potential in the light of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother's vision of integral education.”

Student Count: 2400

Standards Available: Pre-School, Pre-Primary, 1-12

Faculty Count: 200

Infrastructure/Facilities: Bakery, Laboratories, Library, Tennis, Basketball, Cricket, Volleyball, Cultural room, Canteen, etc.

Other notable activities: Iron-work unit, Wood-work unit, Candle-making and Handmade-paper unit, Vocational Training Programs


  1. Presentation Convent School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: S. P. Mukherjee Marg, Delhi - 110006

Foundation: 1924

About: This school in Delhi-6 was started by Fr. Luke O.F.M. Cap. with just 13 students in a tent, under the Diocese of Shimla-Chandigarh. It was one of the first schools to venture for the Open Learning System by getting accredited by National Open School. It is a Christian minority school and an unaided English medium school for girls.

Maths Proficiency: PCS organizes the Maths week which is filled with maths activities, quizzes, and puzzles. Also, it encourages students to participate in the Maths and Science Olympiads which are organized on a yearly basis.

Mission: “To provide a qualitative teaching-learning process; To work towards environmental protection and conservation; To create a just society; To promote human values and character formation; To work towards empowerment of girls.”

Student Count: 3000+

Standards Available: KG - Class 12

Faculty Count: 130 approx

Infrastructure/Facilities: ECO Club, Martial Arts, Sports, Yoga, Cultural Room, Art Club, Library, Auditorium, etc.

Other notable activities: ISO-Certified, Scouts, YCS and Outreach Programs


  1. Delhi Public School Rohini

Board Affiliation: ICSE


Address: Delhi Public School, Sector-24, Phase III, Rohini, New Delhi-110085

Foundation: 1995

About: Established by the DPS society, DPS Rohini has been providing a nurturing and innovative environment for students to become amiable, confident, and productive members of the community. At DPS Rohini, there is a healthy balance between both curricular and co-curricular programs. A strong emphasis is given to the development of strength of character, a mindset of excellence, a commitment of teamwork, and leadership potential.

Maths Proficiency: DPS Rohini has some of the most distinguishing rewards in the mathematics domain grabbed by its teachers and its students. They lay a strong focus on the mental development of a child through this subject. They also have a Maths club called Vortex.

Mission: “Our primary aim is to develop in students the qualities of integrity, honesty, trust, tolerance, and compassion; to promote a spirit of inquiry; to foster a scientific temper within the bonds of humanism; to help the students become a meaningful part of their environment and to learn that courage and industry have their due reward.”

Student Count: 2000

Standards Available: KG - Class 12

Faculty Count: 100+

Fees: 150000 approx

Infrastructure/Facilities: Multimedia Lab, Canteen, 2 Libraries, Labs, Educomp Smart Class, Cricket, Football, Badminton, etc

Other notable activities: Annual NASA trip and several Exchange Programs, MUN, Various Clubs and Organisations like 'XINO', "Vortex", 'Infinity', 'BIZECO', etc.


  1. Gyan Bharti School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Gyan Bharati School, Saket, New Delhi - 110017

Foundation: 1980

About: Gyan Bharati School was established by N Kapur. It is a progressive, English medium, co-educational school, based on Indian thoughts, culture, and traditions. The School has a picturesque campus in a sprawling area of more than seven acres of prime property located centrally at Saket which is a high profile residential and commercial hub in Delhi.

Student Count: 2000+

Standards Available: nursery to 12th

Faculty Count: 100+

Fees: Rs 22,563+

Infrastructure/Facilities: Cricket pitch, Football field, Ground Hockey field, Running track, Basketball court, Open-air Amphitheatre, Indoor Auditorium, Labs, and Library

Other notable activities: Annual School Magazine and Newsletters, Guest lectures, Academic weekly student-teacher meetings

Notable Alumni: Shahid Kapoor, Anupriya Goenka


  1. Delhi Public School Dwarka

Board Affiliation: ICSE


Address: Phase-I, Dwarka Sector-3, Dwarka, New Delhi, Delhi 110078

Foundation: 1996

About: DPS society is a non-profit, non-proprietary, private, educational organization. DPS Dwarka takes upon the task of not only raising career conscious students but also socially responsible and global citizens. They aim towards imparting holistic education so that their children grow up as individuals who are morally upright, emotionally balanced, culturally integrated, socially aware, and spiritually oriented.

Mission: “The core philosophy of DPS Dwarka is its endeavor to instill a value system in each individual, so as to help him withstand all the tests of time. They believe that true education is the training of both the head & the heart.”

Student Count: 3000+

Standards Available: Pre-School, Pre-Primary, 1-12

Faculty Count: 200+

Fees: 110000 Approx

Infrastructure/Facilities: Laboratories, Library, Assembly hall, Sports center, Fields, Transportation, Auditorium, Clinic, Canteen, etc.

Other notable activities: Disciplinary, Anti-bullying, Anti-tobacco committees, POCSO, Counselling, Guest lectures, Cultural and Sports Events

Notable Alumni: Harsh Chitale, Rahul Arora, Pawan Jain


  1. Montford School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Montfort Senior Secondary School, Ashok Vihar, Phase-I, Delhi-110052

Foundation: 1970

About: Montfort Senior Secondary School was established as an unaided Christian minority School administered by the Society of the Brothers of St. Gabriel. Being a Christian Institution, Montfort School’s first preference is educating Christian (Catholic) children; but the admissions to the school are open to all.

Maths Proficiency: They encourage students and try to build a strong mathematics foundation for them through their Mathematics Lab, extra classes, and a Mathematics club for students. They encourage active student participation and support.

Mission: “The Montfortian mission is to help the young develop into upright, creative and, loyal citizens imbued with love and concern for others, spiritual sensitivity and a sense of personal freedom; liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith, and worship; equality of status and of opportunity and fraternity assuring the dignity of the individual and the unity and integrity of nations. It envisions enabling the young to develop into a holistic personality, learn a living, and contribute to the economic, social, political, and cultural progress of the nation.”

Student Count: 2000 approx

Standards Available: nursery to 12th

Faculty Count: less than 100

Fees: 40000-50000

Infrastructure/Facilities: Laboratories, Library, Sports fields, Transportation, Auditorium, Audio Visual Room

Other notable activities: Competitions, School festivals, Sports coaching, Counselling cell, NCC, Foreign Languages, Exhibition, and carnival

Notable Alumni: Pulkit Samrat, Prachi Tehlan


  1. Mater Dei School

Board Affiliation: CBSE


Address: Mater Dei School, Tilak Lane, New Delhi - 110001

Foundation: 1956

About: Mater Dei School is a Christian Minority School for girls established by Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in 1956. The school is operated by the society of Franciscan Sisters Of Mary, New Delhi. The motto of the school is "to love through the truth".

Mission: “Our aim is the personal and integral formation of the young. We make special efforts towards the model, intellectual, spiritual, social, and physical development of the children.”

Student Count: 2000+

Standards Available: nursery to 12th

Faculty Count: 120 approx

Infrastructure/Facilities: Indoor Game, Dance room, Music room, Health room, Art room, Labs, and Library

Other notable activities: Social connect Programs, International Exposure, Cultural and Sporting Events


Among other schools with many other qualities and facilities, this is the list of the Top 10 schools in Delhi, well-equipped for imparting the best education to your child. To get more details about the above-mentioned schools, please visit their specific websites. The information gathered is through various sources and the official websites of the schools. Our aim is to just provide you with an overview and comparison amongst the best ones. Do share your review and feedback. We would love to hear from you.


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