Founded in 1989, Chirec International School, Hyderabad is an English medium co-educational day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, University of Cambridge Assessments International Examinations (CAIE), UK and the International Baccalaureate (IB), Geneva. It was founded by Mrs. Ratna Reddy, an educationist and entrepreneur, and is managed by the CHIREC educational society. The school boasts 3222 students from pre-primary level through class XII, 300 teaching staff and 357 supporting staff. It aims to provide a platform to each individual to develop holistically and help discover inherent talent in the fields of fine art, performing arts, music and sports.
The school has three campuses in Hyderabad – at Kondapur, Gachibowli and Jubilee Hills. Spread across 6 acres, the main campus at Kondapur hosts smart classrooms with wi-fi network, LAN and Educomp facility, a study area equipped with ICT teaching-learning facilities, 14 well-equipped laboratories for physics, chemistry, biology, language, home science, fashion technology and computers.
The school’s four libraries feature 17,655 books on fiction and non-fiction, reference materials, audio-visual materials, maps and globes. Libraries are equipped with internet facility and maintain e-resources which are updated regularly. Children and teachers can also access online public library and Rosetta Digital Project. There are two first-aid rooms in the Kondapur campus and one each in Jubilee Hills and Gachibowli campus.
Sports facilities include two synthetic basketball courts, two synthetic lawn tennis courts, two volleyball courts, a handball court, a cricket pitch, a table tennis room, chess room, and a skating rink.
Affiliated with CBSE, CIE and IBO, the school offers schooling from pre-primary level through class XII. While CBSE and CIE curricula are offered from the pre-primary level through class XII, the IBDP programme is offered for classes XI and XII.
The teacher student ratio is as follows:
Integrated Curriculum- 1:15
Integrated Curriculum- 1:30
The teaching-learning process encompasses group discussions, panel discussions, seminars and symposium, hands on learning experiences, field trips, projects, demonstrations, guest lectures, and workshops.
The first 10 days in the month of June are used for teacher training programmes. The school conducts professional development teachers training program once a month.
The distinctive features of the education imparted by CHIREC School are:
1) Learning that goes beyond the boundaries of a set curriculum.
2) Equal emphasis on academics and co-curricular activities.
3) Technology based teaching strategies for effective learning.
4) Close supervision of curriculum delivery and assessment.
5) Individual assessment to enhance the student’s performance.
Besides academics, the school encourages its students to engage in various outdoor and indoor activities such as basket ball, cricket, hockey, badminton, tennis, skating, gymnastics, volley ball, music, dance, painting, chess and guitar.
The school admits maximum number of students at nursery level.
2. Age eligibility
Min. age as on 30th June, 2015
Date of birth between
2 years 6 months
1st Jan and 31st Dec 2012
3 years 6 months
1st Jan and 31st Dec 2011
4 years 6 months
1st Jan and 31st Dec 2010
5 years 6 months
1st Jan and 31st Dec 2009
The admission process completes by January or latest by February every year.
Annual Fees for the year 2014 – 15 in INR
CHIREC is reckoned among the top international schools in the city of Hyderabad. It strives for holistic development of the child’s personality by laying equal emphasis on academics, co-curricular activities, physical development and creative talents.
It is ranked among the top 20 co-ed day schools in India by the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2021-22.
Being a day school, CHIREC school does not provide accommodation facility.