Promoted in 2010 under the aegis of the Mumbai-based JBCN Education – which runs 14 educational institutions including a group of Children’s Nook preschools and international high schools with an aggregate enrolment of 4,000 students — led by well-known educator and Founder-Chairperson Pinky Dalal, JBCN International School, Borivali (JBCNIS-B) is a contemporary co-educational K-12 school affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE), UK.
In the span of less than a decade, the school has built a formidable reputation within Borivali’s parents community for offering well-balanced academic, sports and co-curricular education to its 1,597 students mentored by 173 teachers on its muster rolls. In the latest EducationWorld India School Rankings 2019-20, JBCNIS-B is ranked among the Top 5 co-ed day schools in Mumbai North and in the Top 15 in Mumbai city. Among Mumbai North schools, JBCNIS-B is ranked #1 for internationalism and parental involvement and #3 for competence of faculty, life skills education and individual attention to students.
Within JBCNIS-B’s .8-acre compact campus, the academic building hosts 73 IT-enabled classrooms with a student-teacher ratio of 10:1; two computer science and three science laboratories; a central library with 14,000 volumes; two audio-visual rooms; and a 300-seat multipurpose hall. The school also offers a range of co-curricular activities including music, dance, drama, robotics, gardening, lego alongwith environment, entrepreneurship, debate and science clubs. Sports facilities include a swimming pool, an indoor gymnasium, courts for basketball, badminton, throwball and volleyball and a roller skating rink.
Given the school’s unique EduCreative approach to learning which encompasses academic excellence, creative experiences and a talent & activity club, students of JBCNIS-B are routinely excelling in the class X ICSE and IGCSE board exams. In 2019, 21 of the 29 students who wrote the class X ICSE board exam scored 90 percent and above, with the school topper scoring 96.8 percent. All 28 students who wrote the IGCSE 2019 exam were awarded A or A* in chemistry, physics, accounting, French, ICT, economics and combined sciences.
Moreover, Pratyush Dugar was conferred The Campus Connect – Rex Karmaveer Global Young Leaders Fellowship and Karmaveer Chakra Awards for his contribution towards sustainability initiatives.
No wonder JBCNIS-B school-leavers are welcomed into the most reputed national and international higher education institutions (Monash College, Melbourne (Australia), Queenstown Resort College, New Zealand, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and Fergusson College, Pune).