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It is that time of the year when parents must be busy searching for the best schools for their kids. Children spend most of the time of their day in school. So it becomes the moral responsibility of parents to choose a school for their child which has a constructive environment and can give an overall development to the child.

For parents, today, the primary judgement criterion for a school is the educational facilities. They would look into how many renowned teachers the school has or how good are laboratories of the school. But parents forget to look for the sports culture and the extra-curricular activities that a school offers.

The right school is the one which perfectly balances academics, extracurriculars, and sports in its environment. It should encourage and guide a child to pursue whichever field he or she passionately wants to follow.

Ahmedabad houses many schools with a proven track record. And we understand that parents are going to be confused between a lot of options. Well sit back and relax!

Ashaval has prepared a list of top schools in Ahmedabad. Here, you will find the best schools for all boards and medium of instructions. Scroll down and find the best school for your kid.

List of Best Schools in Ahmedabad 

IB schools in Ahmedabad

International Baccalaureate is an international board which aims at intellectual development of a child. IB was founded in 1968 in Geneva, Switzerland. It makes a child understand the inter-culture and promotes him or her towards being a better global citizen.

You should choose an IB school for your child because your child can have a uniform board if you know you will have to shift from one country to another regularly.

IB offers three programs –

  • The Primary Years Program (ages 3 to 12)
  • The Middle Years Program (ages 11 to 16)
  • The Diploma Program or the IB Career-related Certificate (ages 16–19 years)

The best IB schools in Ahmedabad are –

Mahatma Gandhi International School

MGIS is an outcome of combined efforts from – Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and educationalists – Dr. Pascal Chazot and Anju Kauwr Chazot. The school follows a GRL pedagogy prepared by Dr. Pascal Chazot.

GRL – Generated Resource Learning is based on principles of Piaget, Vygotsky, Dewey, Freinet, Erikson, Krishnamurti, Kakar and Mahatma Gandhi. It strives for experiential learning by students. The pedagogy uses various resources and teaches students to present a work of professional standards by making them interact with his/her environment physically and intellectually.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Cambridge Assessment International Education – Grade 1-8.
  • International Baccalaureate – Grade 8-12
  • Career-Related Programme (IB)- MGIS is the first school in India to offer this course.

Phone: 079 2646 3888
Address: Sheth Motilal Hirabhai Bhavan, Opp. Induben Khakhrawala, Mithakali.

J G International School

JGIS was established in the year 2004 by Asia Charitable Trust. The trust was established in 1965 and heads 20 odd schools and colleges imparting knowledge in fields varying from science to arts, medical and much more.

The school is affiliated to Cambridge International Examination (CIE), Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE), International Baccalaureate (IB), ACT, SAT and Naviance – College connection for high school students. The school has one teacher per 8 students. The school organizes for field trips, interaction with special children, adult education and much more. The motto of the school is to weave a child’s character in such a way that he/she gets equipped with all the essential life skills. The school is day boarding and residential.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades-

  • Cambridge Assessment International Education – Grade 1-12
  • Indian Certificate for Secondary Education – Grade 8-10
  • Independent Schools Council – Grade 10-12
  • International Baccalaureate – Grade 11-12

Phone: 079 2749 2315
Address: JG campus, Off Sola Road, Opp. Gulab tower.

Ahmedabad International School

AIS is dedicated to providing the best learning approach and develop the overall future of a child. The school works towards inculcating a quality of “self-learning” in its pupils. The ideology of AIS is based on four pillars – Deeply Personalised Learning, Joyous Pursuit of Excellence, Internationalism with Indian values and Whole Child Development.

The school is affiliated to International Baccalaureate Organization, Cambridge International Education, Trinity College London, College Board AP Central, SAT, ACT and Gujarat State Board. The affiliations help in building an ideal school environment for 360˚ growth of a child.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • International Baccalaureate – Kinder Garden- Grade 7 & Grade 11-12 (AIS is the only school in the world offering IB till 7th Grade)
  • Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board – Grade 8-12
  • Cambridge Assessment International Education – Grade 8-10.

The school also offers an “Explore programme” which is their extra-curricular programme and has two sections – Explore Enrichment and Explore Select.
Furthermore, AIS does not accept application forms for 9th, 10th and 12th grades.

Phone: 079 26871623 / 2459
Address: Ahmedabad International School, Opposite Rajpath row houses, Bodakdev.

Calorx Olive International School

COIS is a top school, which follows no other board than IB. It has created an environment for students which is learning friendly. The school wishes to create good citizens who are sensitive to global issues also. They believe in providing practical knowledge to the students.

The school boats to have an open door policy for parents, an environment for holistic development and a campus in which student learn individualistic qualities like fearlessness and ever-learning approach. The school is affiliated to IBO, Cleveland District State High school, Kalorex, and Olive International Education Foundation.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • International Baccalaureate – Grade 1-12

Phone: +91 9099933804
Address: Plot No:-126,127,Ranchhodpura Bhadaj Road,Beside Ahmedabad Dental College.

CBSE schools in Ahmedabad

Central Board of secondary education is an education board which is under the union government of India. The board follows the NCERT curriculum. The central board has a grading system for students. If you have to shift regularly from one city to another city in India itself, you should consider sending your kid to a CBSE affiliated school.

The board conducts exams for 10th and 12th-grade students every year. Apart from that it also conducts many national level entrance exams for colleges in India. So, if your child wants to achieve his or her bachelor and master degree from India itself, it would be advisable to send your child to a CBSE school because then it will be easier to crack the entrance exams as your child will get used to the paper pattern of the exams. Also, CBSE’s curriculum prepares a child well for an entrance exam in India over any other board of education.

The best CBSE schools in Ahmedabad are –

Udgam School for Children

Udgam School is a glocal institute that believes in creating a balanced environment for students with great opportunities for study and sports, recreation, and cultural travel. They believe that teachers and parents play an equal role in building a child’s character and thus they encourage parents participation in the process of education.

The school has two campuses. One is for children of playgroup up to higher kindergarten and second is for children of Grade 1-12.

The school offers admission under sports quota and has various scholarship programmes too. Apart from premium academics facilities, the school provides a lot of extra-curricular activities. The school provides a day-care facility for children having working parents.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: 079 7101 2345 (Thaltej Campus), 079 2676 9595 (Satellite Campus)
School – Opp. Sardar Patel Institute, Patel Society, Jai Ambe Nagar, Thaltej
Preschool – Jodhpur Cross Road, Near IOC Petrol Pump, Suryapooja Block B, Satellite

Prakash Higher Secondary School

The school aims towards imparting high standard education and to create an atmosphere wherein your child faces overall development. It was established in 1971. It is located in Bodakdev. It is managed by the Prakash trust, which is a recognized public education trust according to the Bombay trust act 1956. The school strives to provide a very high quality of education and discipline. The management sees to it that the young buds blossom into beautiful flowers in a graceful and stress-free environment.

The school participates in various extra-curricular activities, and its students have a proven track record in academics and sports as well.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12

Prakash high school

Phone: 079-26840123
Address:  Prakash Higher Secondary School, Near Sandesh Press, Bodakdev. 

Delhi Public School, Bopal

The Delhi Public School belongs to the Delhi Public School community, which is present all over India with more than 100 schools in their name. The first school was started in 1948, and since then the school has become an epitome to follow in the field of education and personality development of its students. The school has a motto of lead care and inspire.

The school believes in taking care of Mother Earth, and that’s why it has come up with initiatives like Green School Drive. DPS is affiliated to CBSE and Queensland Government school. The school conducts sports and cultural activities every year and witnesses massive participation from students.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12

Delhi public school Bopal

Phone: (02717)- 230521 / 230571
Address: Delhi Public School, Bopal Square, Near Bopal Railway crossing.

St. Kabir School

St. Kabir School was established by Janak Madan charitable trust in 1985. Now the school has approximately 7000 students with 325 teachers. The School looks into the overall development of the students’ personality. The school has grown gradually from pre-primary section to higher secondary by addition of one class each year. The school has the motto – “Spread the light” and does the same for its students.

St. Kabir was honored by the TOI as the best school in Ahmedabad. Also, the students of this school have gained much praise for their work under “SwachGraha” drive and won many awards and recognition. Its students have received the Dada Saheb Phalke award for “The Gut Feeling” film.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12
  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 1-12 (English Medium only)


Area Board Address Phone No.
Navrangpura GSEB(1-8) B/H H.L College


of Commerce

079 26461915
Narangpura GSEB(1-12) B/H Loyola Hall,


Near Vasu pujya Appt

079 27910216
Drive-In CBSE (1-12) Near Goyal Intercity 079 26858695

Maharaja Agrasen School

Maharaja Agrasen School has the cleanest and neat and the most efficient school buildings in Ahmedabad. They have a four storey building with 37 spacious classrooms for six special subjects and three well maintained and equipped science laboratories. They have a separate area for a pre-primary section with separate play area and well-developed classrooms, staff rooms, excellent toilet facilities, and auditorium.

The education in the Vidyalaya is not “Examination and Information” oriented but “Learning and Character building” oriented. The motto of the Vidyalaya is “Enter to Learn and Go Out to Serve”. The students of the school are known to have a proven track record in the national and international exam like the Olympiads, AIEEE, etc.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: 07927455271
Address: Gurukul Road, Near Sterling Hospital, Memnagar

ICSE Board schools in Ahmedabad

Indian Certificate for secondary education is an Anglo-Indian board of education which is adapted from the CAIE scheme which was prevalent during the British rule. In 1952 the then education minister Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad took to the initiative to replace the CAIE scheme by an Indian examination system with similar education standards. This education board is recognized by many foreign education boards and is known to conduct the toughest exam for Xth grade. The board only offers English as the medium of instruction. The certificate of this board is globally valid as well.

The education board is perfect for students whose parents have to regularly shift from one city in India to another and want international education standards for their kids. The education board instructs its students to have an in-depth and detailed study of concepts. Although this education board has an international curriculum for academics then too it is better to keep enroll your child in CBSE education board as it can prepare them better for national level examinations conducted in India.

The best ICSE schools in Ahmedabad are –

Zydus school of excellence

The Zydus school of excellence-Vejalpur is spread over about in the area of about 80,000 sq ft. The school was established in 2003. Just like the School is spread in a vast area, in the very same manner the school also excels in the field of education. The school has a policy of “No child left behind” and thus following it, they conduct reinforcement classes for weaker children. The school emphasis on parent’s involvement in a child’s development process.

The school has been giving 100% result right from the year of establishment. The school is producing city toppers in both Class X and Class XII. Furthermore, the school offers various opportunities for sports and other activities too.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12
  • Central Board of secondary education – Grade 1-12


Area Board Address Phone No.
Vejalpur ICSE Near Alka Park Bus Stop, Vejalpur +91-79-26826799, +91-79-26828294
Godhavi CBSE Survey No.- 766 & 767, Near Village Godhavi, Bopal-Sanand Road +91-8141015151 , +91-8141016161

Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School

The Seventh Day Adventist Higher Secondary School is located in Maninagar and is a coed school. This school is managed by the international Seventh Day Adventist organization which has its headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. The school is managed by Ashlock trust. The school was established in 1979 with 18 students and 02 teachers and slowly grew by leaps and bounds with the help of staff and management.

The school has achieved results in Xth and XIIth Grade exams. Its alumni are placed in premium institutions in India as well as abroad.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: 079-25861452
Address: 132 feet Ring road, Haripura, Maninagar East. 

Anand Niketan Satellite

Anand Niketan Satellite school is located in the heart and the hub of the city. It is a very strategic location of the school. The school was established in 2005, and since then the school has not looked behind in becoming one of the best schools in the city. This is achieved with the help of dedicated staff and management. The school has about 1200 students.

The school strives to change the face of modern education by recognizing the potential in students, realizing their dreams, rejoicing in their success. The school culture at Anand Niketan will help your child stand out. The school is affiliated to CIE and ICSE both. For securing admission in the school the parents and the students need to apply and wait for an “Interaction call”, after which they have to meet the Principal. The students seeking admission for 4th grade or above will have to appear for a test.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: +91 9624000858
Address: B/h Fun Republic Cinema, Nr. Asawari tower, S.G. Road, Satellite.

SGVP International School

SGVP International school follows a curriculum to train children in such a way that they not only achieve academic excellence but also become an individual with high moral values. They follow ancient Gurukul-system. Also, the school is much known for its extracurricular and sports activities. The school is an only boys school. American school Accreditation authorities certify the school. The school is affiliated to CIE and ICSE boards, and Advanc-ED()CITA.

The school offers five-star boarding facilities for its students. The school has signed MoU with the University of South California, Aiken, USA. This will give SGVP students a chance to achieve global education.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12

SGVP International Schoo

Phone: +91 2717 242138 / 9
Address: SGVP International School, Nr. SGVP circle, S.G. Highway, Chharodi

Lalji Mehrotra Lions School

Lalji Mehrotra Lions School is a co-educational English medium day school. The school aims at providing all-round development to the students. The school spread over around 20 acres area in a serene and quiet environment. They lay equal stress on academics and extra-curricular activities. The school has state-of-the-art infrastructure.

The School believes in providing personal attention to the students, and hence the number of students in the class are restricted. The maximum number of students in the pre-primary section is 20, and from 1st standard, it is 24 students. They boast of having 100% result in every board exam. Admission to this school is on “First come first serve” basis.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: +91 98796 10140
Address: Near Lions Eye Hospital, Off. Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, Ognaj. 

Gujarat Board schools in Ahmedabad

Gujarat State Education Board is offered and controlled by the Gujarat State Government. It was formed under the ‘’The Gujarat Secondary Education Act 1972′. It conducts exams for Xth and XIIth grades as well as conducts a state level entrance exam – Gujcet. Various Engineering and Medical universities accept the scores of Gujcet in Gujarat.

The main advantage of admitting your child to a GSEB school is that your child gets a preference over the children from other education boards for admissions in colleges of Gujarat. All the colleges in Gujarat have a considerable quota fixed for GSEB students. Also, the percentile of GSED students is higher compared to students from other boards as GSEB students are competing against students from Gujarat only and other students compete against students from all the over country. Also, we have some outstanding colleges in Gujarat such as Nirma University, IIT Gandhinagar, PDPU, HL College of Commerce, etc.

The best GSEB schools in Ahmedabad are –

Best High School, Ahmedabad

Best High School was established in the year 1958. From then till now the school has stood out very well due to its education quality and its pillars of discipline and values. The management and the trustees of the school are being actively involved in the development and education of students and the development of the school.

The school has all the facilities from smart classrooms with hi-tech technologies to libraries, computer labs and what not. The parents and the child need to undergo an interview process before securing the admission in the school. The students of the school have proven their talent in Olympiads, Sports, NCC, etc.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 1-12 (English Medium only)

Phone: +91 79 2543 3840
Address: Opp. Gokul Society, Bhairavnath Rd, Near Bhairavnath Char Rasta, Maninagar. 

Mother Teresa World School

Mother Teresa World School is located in a very serene environment, and the surroundings are good for the children. The school is honored with “The International School Awards” by British Council. The teacher-pupil ratio in this school is 1:5 for pre-school, 1:25 for primary school and 1:30 for secondary school. The school offers science and commerce stream for XI and XII standards.

The school asks for a personal meeting with the principal for entry to KG-II grades and an entrance test for admission into higher grades. The school also has hostel facilities for the students.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 1-12 (English Medium only)
  • Indian Certificate for secondary education – Grade 1-12

Phone: +91 80006 60066
663, Vadsar, Nr Air force Station.

St. Xavier’s High School, Loyola Hall

The Society of Jesus manages St. Xavier’s High School. Though being a Catholic institution students of all the caste are welcomed in the school and they are one of the schools which provides best quality education. The School is a state education board approved. They teach high moral values in their students. The school conducts various sports tournament which itself showcases the sports enthusiast in the school.

The school also does equally well on the academics side. Their students have shown exceptional academic excellence in the last decade.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 1-10 (English and Gujarati Medium)
  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 11-12 (English Medium only)

Phone: +91-79-27910400
Loyola Hall near Darpan six roads, Naranpura. 

H B Kapadia

Shree H. B. Kapadia started the school in the year of 1926 in the area of Shahibaug. Shree H. B. Kapadia was an excellent academician and teacher. He lit the torch with his knowledge, and his successors are still following the same tradition. Shree Muktak N Kapadia, the grandson of Shree H B Kapadia carried the torch of education further and established their other branch at Memnagar. The Memnagar branch was established in the year 2001.

The school has received International School Award 2010-2013 by British Council. The school is medium. The school has got various facilities like library, computer labs, good classroom, neat campus and much more.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Gujarat State Education Board – Grade 1-12 (English and Gujarati Medium)

Hb kapadia school


Branch Phone No.
Vishram Marg, Near Bhuyangdev Cross Road, Shyamnagar Society, Memnagar +91 79 2741 4140
Near Delhi Gate, Shahibaug Road, Bhadreshwar Society, Kazipur Dariyapur +91 79 2562 3789
Mahabaleshwar Rd, Jodhpur Village +91 79 2692 6926
Sheth C G Road, Panchavati, Panchavati +91 79 2562 3789

Hiramani School

The Hiramani School is entirely devoted to the education of the students and has excellent big and airy classrooms. They see to it that your kid receives a burden-free education. The school is lace with other extracurricular activities like sports, dancing, acting, and other events. The teachers make a point to keep constantly in touch with the parents of the students so that they can work together in giving a healthy educational environment and upbringing to them.

Hiramani school offers education for pre-school – XIIth grade. The school has a gym, library, medical center and every other facility a child needs. It provides transportation facilities too. The students of this school have excelled in academics as well as extra-curricular.

The school offers the following boards for the following grades –

  • Gujarat State Education Board – K.G.-12 grade (English and Gujarati Medium)

Phone: +91 2717 242 505
Address: Maniben Hiralal Amin Educational complex, Opposite Nirma University,
Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway.

Well, this is it from our side. These were the top schools in Ahmedabad. Tell us if we have missed out on any other schools worth mentioning.

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