Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan, Delhi
New Delhi

Established

1953

Type

Day-cum-boarding School

Board

CBSE

Overview

Army Public School (APS) at Dhaula Kuan was established in 1953 at Maulana Azad Road Officer’s Hostel in Delhi. Earlier, the school was called Defense Services Public School. The school shifted to its present campus in 1970 and in 1976, was rechristened as Army Public School. Sprawling over a 31.5 acre campus, it is one of the largest schools in the city.

It is part of one of the largest chains of schools in India, managed by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES). APS Dhaula Kuan is an English medium co-educational day-cum-residential school, affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It offers classes from primary through senior secondary level.

Campus

The 31.5 acre school campus hosts four wings – primary wing, secondary wing, senior secondary wing and activity wing. The activity wing houses a computer lab, activity rooms for music and dance, bank, MI room, book and uniform shop.

There are separate libraries for senior and junior students, an auditorium, three cafeterias, a science park, a boys’ hostel, a mini golf course, six basketball courts, two tennis courts and one football field.

Academics

The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and offers classes from class I to class XII. There are no formal tests at the primary level. The CBSE system of Comprehensive and Continuous Evaluation (CCE) is followed and grading system is used instead of marks. Students are evaluated in scholastic as well as co-scholastic areas.

Extracurricular
Students are encouraged to engage in debate, drama, music, art, dance and clay modeling, besides educational programmes like movie shows, seminars and workshops.

High emphasis is placed on sports and students participate in state and national level tournaments. The school promotes sports such as swimming, basketball, football, volleyball, tennis, golf, hockey, squash, horse-riding and shooting.

Students are also encouraged to participate in the NCC, scouts and guides.

Head of Institute

Mrs Mridula Pant

General Information

Library
Yes
Transportation
Yes
Student Mix
Both
No of Students
5000
Campus Size
31.5 acres
Labs
Yes
Internet Wi-Fi
Yes
Sports
Cricket, Gym, Tennis, Badminton, Basketball, Swimming, Football

Admission

Wards of army personnel are given preference for admission although it is open to others also. Registration forms can be downloaded from school website.

Achievement

Army Public School, Dhaula Kuan is part of one of the largest chains of schools in India, managed by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES).

Accomodation

Updates


Education World Survey

Total Score: 1134

Information

Website : www.apsdk.com

Address : Ridge Road

Email : [email protected]

Contact : 1125693040

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