G D Goenka Public School, Lucknow, is a coeducational day cum residential school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi. Founded in 2011 by AK Goenka, chairman of the GD Goenka Group, the school offers education from pre-nursery through class X.
The mission of GD Goenka Public School is to promote, provide and coordinate positive learning experiences, helping each student, regardless of his/her social, religious, economic or ethnic background, while considering the student’s abilities, interests and needs in an ever-changing, complex society.
GD Goenka Public School is one of the top schools in Lucknow renowned not only for its excellent academic standards but also for the career/technical programmes it offers to help prepare students for the work force and for college.
Campus facilities include a well-stocked library, centrally air-conditioned classrooms, labs for physics, chemistry, biology, robotics and computers, an activity room, medical infirmary, cafeteria, air-conditioned fleet of buses and central RO water purifier plant.
The school follows a comprehensive academic program, along with the flexibility, opportunities and encouragement to develop every child’s hidden potential.
A traditional and interdisciplinary approach along with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualised programmes are deployed. An individual learning plan is drawn for each child and teachers acquire specific knowledge, skills and experience in dealing with diversity in class. The teacher student ratio is 2:25 for pre-primary section and 1:25 for primary section and above.
Students are coached in cricket, football, hockey, basketball, tennis, badminton and athletics.
They also learn art and craft, dance, music, yoga and computers. The school provides ample opportunities for students to express their creativity and to build a sense of sportsmanship through inter-school and intra-school events, competitions and cultural programmes.
The school publishes an advertisement in leading newspapers announcing admissions for preschool in the first week of December. Application forms can be collected from the school reception on all working days between 8 am to 3 pm. Duly filled admission forms along with requisite documents should be submitted at the school office within five days from the date of purchase. The completion of admission formalities including payment of fee should be done within three working days.
Age criteria as on March 31 of the year of admission:
Pre-nursery: 2+ years
Nursery: 3+ years
KG: 4+ years
Class I: 5+ years
Please visit the school’s website or office for detailed fee structure.
The school has been ranked as the No. 1 CBSE school in Lucknow by the Education World Rankings 2014.
Although GD Goenka Public School was incepted only in 2011, it has achieved many milestones within a short span of time and is reckoned among the most prominent and popular schools in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh.
GD Goenka Public School, Lucknow offers separate air-conditioned hostels for boys and girls. Each hostel room has an attached bath facility with hot & cold water supply and study-rooms. A common room shared between two rooms has individual study tables, reading table and a plasma TV for entertainment. All rooms have network ports and high speed network/internet access.
Each floor of the hostel has resident staff to take care of the students.