Ryan International School (RIS), Chandigarh is an English medium kindergarten-class XII school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Promoted in 2003, RIS Chandigarh is part of the Ryan International Group of Institutions (RIGI) founded by Dr. Augustine F. Pinto and Grace Pinto. Currently RIGI is India’s largest chain of proprietorial K-12 schools comprising 128 high quality English-medium schools with an aggregate enrolment of 250,000 students mentored by over 14,000 teachers countrywide.
Special emphasis is placed on extra-curricular education with a wide range of activities on offer. For instance students are encouraged to participate in a number of international school events such as the International Children’s Festival of Performing Arts, The Indian Model United Nations, among others, organized by RIGI.
The school offers spacious classrooms, well-equipped physics, chemistry and biology labs, multimedia computer lab and well stocked library, music, dance and art rooms.
The school is technology-enabled, and offers internet and multimedia facilities for teaching. It has facilities for football, cricket, table tennis, basketball and skating.
The school is affiliated to the CBSE board. Classroom teaching focuses on developing self-learning skills. Teachers attend continuous skills development workshops and help deliver contemporary education where students learn and discover concepts through hands-on learning.
Career counseling and aptitude testing is offered by trained counselors.
Students are encouraged to participate in debates, quiz, arts, dance, music, elocution and environment-related activities. Children are also exposed to theatre and amateur filmmaking. They take part in national and international level theatre festivals.
Sports include cricket, skating, basketball, table tennis, gym, karate and football.
Recently the school started its own broadcasting station in Chandigarh, and students are actively involved in all stages of the production process.
Admissions are open from Montessori to class VII. Online admission registrations can be done at http://ryaninternational.org/admission.html.
For more details call the school office 01722632447
The school has a place in the Limca Book of Records as the first school in India to have its own state-of-the-art broadcasting station.