St. Helena’s School, Pune is an all girls Anglo-Indian Christian Minority School, affiliated with the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), New Delhi. It is a day cum residential boasting 89 teachers and 3000 students of varied cultures, religions, and social strata on its campus.
Sprawling over 2 acres in the heart of the city of Pune, also known as “The Oxford of the East”, St. Helena’s is sited on a street named after its founder Susie Sorabji and the school itself has been named after its donor Helen Gold.
The school campus sprawls over 2 acres with seven well maintained buildings hosting spacious and well maintained classrooms, a well stocked library with books on all disciplines – academics, music, astrology, classical novels, fiction, poetry, arts, encyclopedias, periodicals, magazines, etc, separate state-of-the-art science laboratories and a computer centre equipped with sophisticated software.
The school canteen offers the children, parents and staff hygienic and wholesome meals and snacks.
St. Helena’s School is affiliated with CISCE and offers classes from kindergarten to class X.
Extracurricular: Besides academics, the school places importance on extracurricular and co-curricular activities in the form of quizzes, debates, music, and various indoor and outdoor sports activities.
An advertisement is placed in leading newspapers regarding the date of issue of application forms. Please contact the school office for more information on admission.
The school is known for its academic excellence and achieves a 100 percent pass results in the class X board exams every year. Last year 164 out of 205 students from St Helena’s School scored above 75 percent and three girls scored 96 percent and above in the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) results.
The hostel accommodates about a hundred girls in the care and charge of qualified and experienced superintendent and matrons.
A boarding library is maintained separately and there is also adequate entertainment in the form of video films, CDs, full day excursions and evening drives in the school bus planned for the boarders.