10 Truly Best Schools in Mumbai For Your Kids

November 26, 2018 Off By mumbaiabout

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Selecting a good school in a city like mumbai is not an easy task. There are hundreds of schools in every nook and corner of Bombay. But most of the schools lack the facilities and pedagogy to provide overall development for kids. Hence, if you want your kid to get quality schooling, check out the 10 best schools in mumbai below. Also, another thing to note is, there are some of the more renowned and uptown schools like Jamnabai Narsee and Dhirubai Ambani International School. However, we are not listing the famous schools but the best overall schools based on feedback of those who have studied or have their kids studying in the schools. The schools listed are basically based on the institution’s legacy and 1st hand reviews. Unless specified, all the schools listed are english medium schools.

Top 10 Schools in Mumbai For Kids

The Schools are listed below for their Ist to Xth Class Education(i.e Primary and Secondary) and Grooming. We have not considered schools for XIth and XIIth here.

1. Bombay Scottish School

“The Best School of Mumbai… Grounded children from all walks of society… excellent teachers and an outstanding principal in Ms Paul… the best place to learn values of life.”

Founded: 1847
Boards: ICSE
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.bombayscottish.in

Where: Mahim


2. Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School

“It is one of the top schools in Thane. The school nourishes all round development of the kids not just focusing on studies but other activities and sports as well. Many events are held throughout the year to help the kids ideas grow.”

Founded: 1969
Boards: ICSE
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.singhaniaschool.org

Where: Thane

3. Balmohan Vidyamandir(Marathi Medium)

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“My school. Didn’t teach me to be a doctor, lawyers or engineer in future but it definitely taught me to be a good human being. Learnt leadership skills than being competitive. Proud to be a student of this ‘temple’.”

Founded: 1940
Boards: SSC
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.balmohan.org

Where: Dadar

4. UdayChal High School

“Best Faculties. Teachers are loving and caring. School provides the platform which cannot be described in words.Best School”

Founded: 1955
Boards: SSC
Type: Co-Ed
Website: http://www.udayachal.com

Where: Vikhroli

5. Pawar Public School Bhandup

“Amazing School and Friendly teachers. One of the best personality shaping schools. Loads of Facilities like Sports, Lab and Library.”

Founded: 2006
Boards: ICSE
Type: Co-Ed
Website: ppsbhandup.com

Where: Bhandup

6. St Paul’s Convent High School

“One of the best schools in Mumbai. Big ground, great staff and great campus.
Located in the center of the city. The football team has won many tournaments across the city. “

Founded: 1967
Boards: SSC
Type: Girls
Website: stpaulsconventschool.org

Where: Dadar

7. Indian Education Society Chandrakant Patkar

“The best ever school in the world best teachers, most helpful staff and wonderful activities for kids , it creates an atmosphere which brings about the overall development of the child which makes him capable in facing the future difficulties.”

Founded: 1989
Boards: SSC
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.ies.edu

Where: Dombivali

8. Orchids The International School

“I should like to say school team are excellent example at schooling at its best. The staff are motivated, enthusiastic, caring ,supportive and professional. This school is exceptional -one in a million and would be the perfect place for any child to develop.”

Founded: After 2002
Boards: CBSE
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.orchidsinternationalschool.com

Where: Kurla

9. Sacred Heart Boys High School

“Finest school in locality. Campus, Infrastructure, value education, experienced teaching staff, sports. 360 degree focus on students.”

Founded: 1946
Boards: SSC
Type: Boys
Website: sacredheartschool(wikipedia.com)

Where: Santacruz

10. Don Bosco High School

“Known for its impeccable education and focus on sports, this school has dominated the Mumbai Football scene for over a decade. Sports is given a lot of importance here as they believe in the all round development of the students. “

Founded: 1950
Boards: SSC
Type: Co-Ed
Website: www.donboscomatunga.com

Where: Matunga


1. Which is the best overall school in mumbai ?

As per our research, Bombay Scottish is the best overall school in Mumbai.

2. Which are the best schools near South Bombay ?

Bombay Scottish, BalMohan Vidyamandir, St Paul and Don Bosco Matunga are the best schools near south Mumbai.

3. Which is the best Girls Only School in Mumbai ?

St Paul’s Convent High School is the best Girls School in Mumbai

4. Which is the best Boys Only School in Mumbai ?

Sacred Heart Boys High School is the best Boys School in Mumbai

5. Which is the best school near Central Mumbai ?

Smt Sulochana Devi Singhania is the best school in Central Mumbai

6. Which is the best school in mumbai for ICSE board ?

Bombay Scottish is the best ICSE board school in Mumbai

7. Which is the best school in mumbai for SSC board ?

UdayChal High School is the best SSC board school in Mumbai

8. Which is the best school in mumbai for CBSE board ?

Orchids The International School Kurla is the best CBSE school in Mumbai


We highly recommend the above schools for the best education and development of kids. Also, Pls note that there are few schools who have centres at multiple locations in the city. And the school’s reviews above are for a particular location and branch only. Hence, if you plan to join a school from the above list at another location, pls check the school’s standards and facilities at that location before enrolling.

Apart from the above list of schools, there are some other schools who missed the top 10 list of schools in mumbai. And they too are good options beyond the above 10 schools. They are St John The Baptish School, St Xaviers Boy’s Academy, St Peters School, Holy Cross High School Kurla, Dr S Radhakrishnan International School, Atomic Energy Central School, Chatrubhuj Narsee School, Children’s Academy Thakur Complex, Loreto Convent School, HVB Global Academy, Christ Church School, Avicenna International School.

Moving beyond the list of best overall schools, Jamnabai Narsee School , Dhirubai Ambani International School and Ecole Mondiale World School are some of the other famous schools in mumbai that have not made our cut for 10 best schools in mumbai.

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