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Top 10 schools in Himachal Pradesh

Education has been always the top priority for Himachal Pradesh. Many renowned schools in Himachal Pradesh are counted as not only the top 10 schools in Himachal Pradesh but also counted as the best schools in India. As we know that Himachal Pradesh is very rich in culture, it helps the students to move ahead in their life and the soil of the Himachal Pradesh here inspires the students for sports activities. The schools of Himachal Pradesh produce many  doctors, scientist, educationists etc.

The Government of Himachal Pradesh is aiming to offer the best infrastructure in the government schools in Himachal Pradesh and also for the increasing numbers of various educational institutes. Maximum schools in Himachal Pradesh are affiliated with CBSE or The Central Board of Secondary Education. It is believed that not only academics but also the atmosphere of the school matters a lot for every student. Good atmosphere of the school will motivate the student to behave with the moral values besides increasing the knowledge in academics.

Here we are going to discuss about the top 10 renowned schools in Himachal Pradesh, which will give you a basic idea about the schools and their education system.

1. Pinegrove School (CBSE), Solan: Pinegrove School is a well known English medium school, which is completely residential. Also it’s a co-educational school affiliated to the CBSE. This school is situated in two locations – Sabathu and Dharampur. Both in the most picturesque scenery of the beautiful Shimla hills, in the Solan district of Himachal Pradesh, India.

This school is reputed for its high standards in education values, good work-ethics, manners and discipline, with maintaining the highest standards of academic and sporting excellence. It is a member of the Round Square, and also it is accredited with the British council programs and ISO certification (BSI). It is one of the best schools in Himachal Pradesh!

 Contact details of the Pinegrove School, Sabathu:

 Kuthar Road, Subathu,

District:  Solan HP, PIN: 173 206 (India )



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Contact details of the Pinegrove School, Dharampur:

Kasauli Road, Dharampur,

District: Solan HP, PIN: 173 209 (India)



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2. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (CBSE), Dungrin, Hamirpur: This is another well known school of Himachal Pradesh. This school was established in 1986-87. The school has all the infrastructure facilities like well-equipped laboratories, academic block and large library hall with 7000 books.


Also this school has a computer lab with great internet facility, mathematical lab, multimedia classroom, language Lab, music room, SUPW, multipurpose hall, dormitories for boys and girls, M.I. room, dining hall, staff quarters and also playground. This school has twin kitchen-cum-dinning hall which serves the purpose of mess.


Contact details of the school:

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, VPO Dungrin ,


District- Hamirpur , HP

PIN – 176045


Fax Number: 01972-265405

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3. Bishop Cotton School Shimla, ICSE and ISC: Bishop Cotton School is one of the best schools in Himachal Pradesh and this school is located in the heart of beautiful Shimla hills. Also, this is one of the oldest boys’ boarding schools in Shimla. The classrooms of this school are brightly-lit and well ventilated. The furniture’s of the school are specially designed to facilitate comfort, good posture and aid optimum learning.

The School has Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Geography, Computers Labs, and also Internet Browsing Centre is equipped with the most modern equipment catering to the ISC and ICSE streams. All these systems encourage the students to learn through experiment and research. The school is proud of its Anglo-Indian heritage and at the same time, the school holds the multi-faceted nature of modern 21st century India.


Contact details of the school:

Shimla Bypass, Near, Khalini, Shimla, HP

PIN: 171002

0177 262 0880


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4. Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (CBSE), Theog, Shimla: Like every Navodaya vidyalaya in the country, this Navodaya also follows the same aim and regulation of administration and extracurricular development of basically rural children of the area of Shimla. This is a co-ed residential school which is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

The school’s founded on 20th December, 1986 by Shri Virbhadra Singh and this is a part of the JNV group of schools run by Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, New Delhi. Apart from providing good academic guidance this school also provides good facilities for NCC, sports, scouts and guides, various adventures activities and the computer education etc. The library of this Vidyalaya provides the rproper environment which is required for enriching the students’ skill in reading. The library has more than 8000 books on Science, Education, Literature, Philosophy and General Knowledge. The Navodaya Vidyalaya is one of the top schools in Himachal Pradesh.

 Contact details of the school:

Theog district Shimla, HP

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5. Lawrence School (CBSE), Sana war, Solan: This is the oldest private boarding school in Himachal Pradesh near Solan city and this school was established in 1847. This is a higher secondary (XI- XII) co-educational boarding school which is affiliated to CBSE and this school has students with various backgrounds from different parts of the sub-continent.

It provides an environment that encourages the students to be attentive towards their studies and gives students many avenues for expressing their creativity and also building their skills in various fields. The school encourages the students to do physical activity along with regular studies, as it is a necessary ingredient of life. All this points indicate towards the simple fact that this is one of the top schools in Himachal Pradesh!

Contact details of the school:


District: Solan, HP

PIN- 173202

Telephone Number: 01792 261208, 261209, 261229

Fax: 00 91(0)1792 261210

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6. House School, Shimla: This school is known as one of the foremost educational institutions of our country. This school is affiliated to Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations ( CISCE). This school is housed on two campuses; it is conveniently situated at about fifteen minutes walk from the town center, at a height of 7,200 feet above sea level, and standing on its own grounds on a spur, it enjoys sunshine all day long and also fresh air.

The senior school is spaciously designed and it also houses spaciously designed science laboratories, a computer laboratory, a well equipped library, a computer center and a state-of-the-art auditorium cum chapel. Also this school offers a well equipped gymnasium as the physical well-being of the students are also important. This school has also introduced the smart class program for the students to make the learning more interesting. Besides these, the school offers scholarships to the well deserving and needy students on a yearly basis.

Contact details of the school:

Auckland House School, Shimla

PIN: 171 001

Office number: 0177-2807060


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7. D A V Public School (CBSE), Ghumarwin, Bilaspur: This school is situated at the outskirts of the city and was established in 1987. The school offers quality education under the experienced management and the well qualified teachers. This school makes rapid development in every field that makes it an institution with difference. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary  (CBSE) under 10+2 scheme of education. The school aims to ensure the right blend of scholastic activities with the right values of discipline, punctuality which goes a long way in building a strong character.

 Contact details of the school:


Ghumarwin, Bilaspur,

PIN-174021, HP

Fees Enquiry: 01978-255201

Transport Section: 7807030962

General Enquiry: 01978-255205

Academy Enquiry: 01978-255206

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8. Sacred Heart Senior Secondary (ISC), Sidhpur, Dharamsala: This is a famous school in Himachal Pradesh and it is located at (Via) Dari Dharamsala in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This school was established in 1970. It is affiliated with CISCE – Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination. The school believes in the overall development of the students by balancing academics, as well as sports, extra curricular activities. The school offers the facilities such as: library, playground, computer laboratory, science laboratory, bus transport etc. The school offers the playground for volleyball, basketball, badminton, cricket, table tennis and other sports as well.

Contact details of the school:


P.O- Sidhpur , District-Kangra

PIN: 176057 HP

Contact number: 01892-222428

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9. DAV Public School (CBSE), Palampur, Kangra: This school is located at the salubrious climate of the foot hills of the Dhauladhar at Palampur. It is a higher secondary school which is affiliated to the CBSE and it is established in 1983. The campus of this school provides easy connectivity, the best kind of facilities and also access to the state-of-art. The school provides the perfect balance between the academic excellence and the extra co-curricular activities; as it’s ultimate goal is the complete development of the students.

Also, the school aims to set and meet high standards of the education. The school is having an spectacular infrastructure with the classrooms which are well ventilated. Also, there are separate departments for mathematics, science, computer, art &craft, music and sports. There are two buildings which covers the school and the buildings have the accommodation of 45 classrooms excluding seminar halls and labs. This is undoubtedly one of the best schools in Himachal Pradesh.

Contact details of the school:

D.A.V. Public School, Palampur

District: Kangra, H.P.

PIN– 176061

Contact number : 01894 – 230617, 234417

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10. Army Public School (CBSE), Dagshai: Army Public School (APS) is a kind of boarding school and it is situated in Dangshai. It is a co-educational residential school which is affiliated to the CBSE. This school is a member of the Indian Public School Conference and also the school is managed by Army Welfare Education (AWES).

The school aims to provide excellent teaching and learning to the students and also offers an exceptional education in a diverse community. This school has a well-maintained computer section with around 102 computers on the network. Also there is library which is enriched with quality books and playgrounds for physical activities of the students.

The motto of this school is- “DEDICATION TO THE NATION”.

Contact details of the school:

Dagshai Cantt, Distt Solan,

PIN: 173210 HP

+ 91-1792-266174 (for Admission)

+ 91-01792266651 (Office number),

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Final words:  These are some of the best schools of Himachal Pradesh which can offer your children quality of education as well as atmosphere for the extra curricular activities. If you want to give a quality education to your children then you can definitely go for these schools.


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