Schools in Shimla


This page gives a brief information about Schools in Shimla. Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, is the hub of many residential schools since British times.

This historical city was the summer capital of the British India. Since British times, Shimla has been known for its residential schools.

Some of the most renouned schools of India situated in Shimla are Bishop Cotton School, Sacred Heart Convent, St Edwards School, Auckland House School and Loreto Convent to name a few. Other well known schools are Convent of Jesus and Mary, DAV Public School St Thomas School, Dyanand School and more.

Listed below are the addresses of few well known residential schools and Day Schools in Shimla.

1. Bishop Cotton School
Shimla, 171 002 Phone: 0177 2220880/2220990 Fax: 0177 2222212

2. Auckland House School,
Shimla

3. The Lawrence School
Sanawar, Shimla Hills, Himachal Pradesh - 173202 Phone: 01792 261208 / 261209 Fax: 01792 261210

4. Loreto Convent School Shimla

5. Chail Military School
Chail, Shimla Hills, Himachal Pradesh - 173 217 Phone: 01792 248326

6. St.Edward's School,
Shimla

7. Govt. High School,
Shimla, H.P.

8. Monal Public School,
Shimla, H.P.

Among the above enlisted schools, Bishop Cotton School in Shimla is the oldest boarding schools of Asia. The boy's school is affiliated to ICSE( Indian Certificate of Secondary Examination) council and ISC( Indian School Certificate Examination) council. The total strength of the school at present is about 1000 approximately.

The success rate of Bishop Cotton School in the board examination is 100%. As it is a residential school, the teachers are available any time to help the students. The School operates a Learning Centre, for non-resident students and mentally handicapped student city the town.

Last Updated on : 4/9/2012