World's Largest City School According To Guinness Book Of World Records Is In India; Know 7 Things
Did you know that India is home to world's largest school? Indeed, it's true.
Education | Written by Anisha Singh, | Updated: Nov 10, 2017 11:31 am IST | Source: NDTV
Here are some interesting facts about City Montessori.
1. The school was started in 1959 by Jagdish Gandhi and his wife Bharti, They began the school with a loan of Rs. 300.
2. The school began with only 5 pupils and eventually grew into the world's largest city school.
3. In 2010, the school had a record enrolment of 39,437 students for the academic year 2010-11.
4. The school has as many as 18 campuses.
5. Since March 2016, the school has been affiliated with Cambridge International Examination Board at its Gomatinagar campus (II). The school is also one of the centres in the country for AP exam and SAT exam.
6. Alumni of City Montessori regularly feature in the successful candidates list for various competitive exams such as UPSC Civil Services, JEE, NTS, CLAT etc. Alumni from this school have also been offered a place at many top International Universities in the past.
7. In 2002, the school also won the UNESCO Prize for Peace Education.
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