Schools in Kochi

In Malayali society, education is the most prized thing of the society. The local people and the Government as well lay emphasis on the education of the children. In lieu with the situation, Government of Kerala are setting up the infrastructure to increase the literary rate of Kochi. Special emphasis is laid on the rural areas. The total number of schools in Kochi under the self governing bodies like panchayats and municipalities is above 12,310. About 61% of primary schools are run by these self governing bodies.

In Kerala, every village has at least five primary schools. The government has also laid emphasis on the education of the girls. As a result of this, recently the percentage of girls (49%) in primary schools has almost equaled the boys (51%). More surprisingly, the percentage of girls enrolling in higher secondary education has well surpassed the boys (58% to 42%).

The schools of Kochi are either affiliated to the Kerala State Education Board, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education or to Central Board of Secondary Education. Some of the leading CBSE schools in Kochi are:
  • Al-Ameen Public School
  • Rajagiri Public School
  • Saint Peter's Senior Secondary School
  • Christu Jayanthi Public School
  • Talent Public School
  • Nava Nirman Public School
  • N.S.S. Hr. Secondary School
  • Crescent Public School
  • Greets Academy
  • Choice School
Some of the popular ICSE schools in Kochi are:
  • Seventh Day Adventist High School
  • St. Aloysius Convent ISC School
  • Mount Tabor Residential Central School
  • MES Udyogamandal School
  • Matha Nagar Public School
  • St. Charles Borromeo Convent School
  • Don Bosco Senior Secondary School
  • Kala Bhavan Talent Residential School
  • Auxilium English Medium School
  • Mary Ward E.M. School
Last Updated on : March 10, 2016

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