“He who opens a school door closes a prison”. The gospel of truth in this quote by Fresh novelist, writer, and dramatist finds reflection in the quality of education in the top schools in North-east in India. As the need for quality has quadrupled in the field of education, the schools have geared up to meet the necessities of effective learning. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities, the temples of learning have gradually evolved excellent standards in imparting education and training the young minds to make them responsible citizens. The highest credibility of the schools has always stayed in the fact that they have constantly met the aspirations of the parents of the students. The teaching patterns have forever remained holistic, including academics as well as athletics.
The Assam Valley School, Assam
Established by the renowned conglomerate, Williamson Magor Education Trust, The Assam valley School has its sprawling campus over 95 acres of land. As revolutionary trends in technology have almost dismantled the barriers between nations, this school has kept the sole target of making the students global citizens. As education in 21st century has broader prospective, the school has created the world-class environment as a co-educational boarding school in the entire seven sister states in India. It has forever kept the target to nurture confidence and enthusiasm in the characters of its pupils. As the infrastructure of the school is at par with the best in the world, the world-class facilities and environment for study could give the students stimulating atmosphere for learning.
St. Edmund School, Meghalaya
The year 1916 marked the beginning of St. Edmund School in Shillong. The scenic spot with picturesque Jaintia Hill and cascading waterfalls have bestowed the epithet of “second Scotland” on this marvelous land in north-east of India. The foundation stone of the school was laid by Congregation of Christian Brothers in Laltumkhrah and it has celebrated its successful centenary. The School observes creation week and students get the opportunity to showcase their talent in non-curriculum activities. Debates, ex-tempore speeches, dance competitions, spelling bee, and varieties of extremely creative activities take place during this time. Other than this, the “annual concert” is the other extravaganza that marks the occasion with various activities like dance, music, and other cultural acts. The school also has its clubs and as members, students participate to share their views on various sensitive issues. The school is also distinguished for organizing sports tournaments for games like Football and Basketball.
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Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School, Manipur
Although, Standard Robarth Higher Secondary School was formed in the year 1994, it has risen to an excellent status just within two decades. Situated at a distance of 7 kilometers from Imphal city, it has the most sophisticated campus with excellent infrastructure and facilities. As the world is rapidly becoming competitive, the school has forever placed importance on training the students accordingly in academics and athletics. In the year, 2004-2005, the students secured top positions in matriculation examination. The School has stayed committed with its endeavors to maintain quality in all aspects of education.
The Little Star Higher Secondary School, Nagaland
Founded as a co-educational private Christian School, the Little Star Higher Secondary School has wide fame for its quality in teaching. The School is an outstanding brainchild of its founder, Late Mr. Prakash Paira, who set it up with exemplary determination in the year 1983 only with 13 students. In just three decades, the number of students has grown to 1500. Famous for its state-of-the-art “Smart Classrooms” with audio-visual aids, the school has set a precedent in Dimapur for excellence in teaching. It combines the truths from Bible in its regular precepts in the classrooms and instills sense of God and confidence in the students. Ultimately, this leads them in the path of self-correction and makes them responsible citizens.
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The Holy Cross School, Agartala, Tripura
The fathers of international Catholic Community- Holy Cross- spearheaded the initiative of establishing the premier Holy Cross School in Agartala in Tripura. With its affiliation to ISCE/ISC, the School has the sole aim of educating heart as well as mind. Apart from promoting academic excellence, the school lays utmost importance in endorsing the values and culture and traditions, and promoting sports activities. The school has excellent facilities in its library, computer lab, oasis, auditorium, and hostels for both boys and girls. Other than its modern gymnasium, its ultra-modern sports complex has excellent facilities for playing games like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Table tennis, and badminton.