Lucknow-based City Montessori School (CMS) has won the Guinness World Record for becoming the ‘world’s largest school’ in terms of strength of students. CMS has won the global award for having 55,547 students in 2019-20, said CMS founder, Jagdish Gandhi to ANI.
He further added, “I started this school with only five children, and I never imagined that one day it would become the largest school in the world. All of this has been possible due to the blessings of the parents who sent their children to our school.”
He also said “We help our children to be balanced in the physical, social and spiritual knowledge. We also teach them human education and the importance of peace and unity. Our students are highly adept in physical knowledge and fully capable of clearing the global examinations.”
Meanwhile, Abha Anant, principal of CMS, Gomti Nagar branch in Lucknow city, said, “The immense passion of our founders towards providing education has influenced us to perform better. We focus on helping our children achieve excellence and their character development, that’s why our numbers have increased.”
According to a press release by the school, CMS has secured a place in “the Guinness Book of World Record on the basis of its 55,547 students on roll in all 18 CMS Campuses in the 2019-2020 session. First time, in the year 1999, CMS was included in the Guinness Book of World Record due to its 22,612 students on roll, as the ‘World’s Largest School’ and till date after nearly 20 years, this record is with CMS only. ”
Source: ANIPosted in Campus, News