Gitanjali School, Hyderabad is a co-ed day school affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).
Gitanjali Primary School was founded in April 1985 and is located at Begumpet in Hyderabad. The campus has 12000 sq. yds. open space with 26000 sq. ft. built up area and has a separate building for the nursery, pre-primary and primary sections, with a strength of 900 students.
Gitanjali Senior School was established in June 1990. Although situated in a busy area of the city, once within the premises, the bustle of city life seems quiet far away and the children have the time and space to think, learn and play. The school has a strength of 750 students.
The school aims at developing the total personality of the child, to make him/her a better citizen of tomorrow with reverence for Indian culture, regard for elders and respect for the noble ideals and norms of society.
The campus of the school is well equipped with all contemporary facilities such as science labs, sports rooms, computer labs, audio visual rooms, canteen, art and craft rooms, music rooms etc.
The school laboratories cater to physics, chemistry and biology. All experiments are conducted under the guidance of qualified teachers.
The school library has a good collection of both fiction and non-fiction books. Children are allowed to borrow one story book per week. The teacher and the librarian assist the children in the selection of books and for reference work. For the convenience of the parents and safety of the children, the school offers transport services to and from various places in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Gitanjali school is affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) and prepares students for the ICSE exams in class X and the ISC examination in class XII.
The medium of instruction is English, with second languages being Hindi and Telugu and third languages Hindi, Telugu, Urdu and Sanskrit.
The Gitanjali system of education is designed to maximize the development of children’s potential by providing complete academic knowledge and skills, moral values, social and physical skills.
The school has well qualified faculty & staff members in their respective field of teaching who take special care in grooming the personality of students.
Sports and games are compulsory and are an integral part of school life. The school provides facilities for games such as cricket, throw ball, basketball, table tennis, tennis, kho-kho, etc.
Scope is provided for initiative and leadership among the students themselves; children participate in inter-house and inter-school competitions which help foster their spirit and develop healthy competition and sportsmanship.
Co-curricular activities in the form of organized club activities bring together students who wish to utilize their energies constructively. Their tasks are purposeful and the interaction is meaningful.
Admissions are open to children irrespective of caste, creed or community. Children are admitted as day scholars and the minimum age for admission to nursery is two and a half years.
Non-refundable admission fees of Rs. 2500 and caution money deposit will have to be paid at the time of admission.
The prospective parents must register the name of their child by 2nd January but registration alone does not guarantee admission.
Registration/application forms for admission may be obtained from the school office. Prospective parents must submit the birth certificate / transfer certificate, or only indisputable evidence of the date of birth and the last examination report. Also, a registration fee of Rs. 175 should accompany each application.
Intimations regarding entrance tests and interviews will be given to all those who have registered. Admissions are made on the basis of merit and not on priority of registration.
Since 2008, EducationWorld has consistently ranked Gitanjali School as the best school in Hyderabad and among the top day-schools in the country.