Schools are an essential part of nation building; they create the backbone of a nation by increasing intellectual capacity and creativity which in the long run fosters skilled individuals who promote innovative solutions to problems and challenges confronted by a nation.
Here is the list of the best English Medium Schools in Dhaka.
1. Sunbeams School
Founded in 1974 by the pioneering educationist Ms Niloufer Manzur, Sunbeams is one of the most prominent English medium co-educational schools in Bangladesh.
Students can enroll into classes from playgroup to class-XII, having to appear in the IGCSE O Level Examination at the end of Class X, and International Advanced levels (IAL) Examinations at the end of Class XII conducted by the British Council, under the Edexcel curriculum.
The school has two branches, one in Dhanmondi and the other in Uttara.
2. International School Dhaka (ISD)
Established in 1999, International School Dhaka (ISD) is an English-medium International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Dhaka. It is the pioneering one of the pioneering schools of Bangladesh that had introduced the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.
The school’s curriculum comprises an Early Years program and the International Baccalaureate’s Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme.
At present, the school hosts over 400 students from around 24 countries. The school is located in Bashundhara of Dhaka.
3. South Breeze School
Founded in 1986, South Breeze School is one of the most reputed English-medium educational institutions of Bangladesh.
The school comprises classes ranging from playgroup to class-XII; with students requiring to appear in IGCSE O Level Examination at the end of Class X, and International Advanced levels (IAL) Examinations at the end of Class XII conducted by the British Council, under the Edexcel curriculum.
The school has two branches, one in Dhanmondi and the other at Uttara.
4. DPS STS School Dhaka
Established in 2009, DPS STS School Dhaka, also known as Delhi Public School Dhaka, has grown into one of the most well-reputed English Medium Schools of Bangladesh since its inception. The school follows the Cambridge International curriculum from Primary to Grade 12.
The school is located in Uttara, constructed over a 2.21 acres land with two campuses housing their junior and senior sections.
Established in 1977, Scholastica is a prominent private English medium school in Bangladesh. The school comprises classes ranging from pre-school to A’levels, under the Cambridge curriculum. Apart from academics, the school is also renowned for their extracurricular activities such as debating and Olympiads.
The school has 4 branches in Dhaka at Dhanmondi, Gulshan, Uttara and Mirpur housing their junior, middle and senior divisions.
6. Sunnydale School
Operating since 1985, Sunnydale is a private English Medium school in Dhaka.
The school offers primary, secondary, and high school programs under the Cambridge curriculum of the British Council, preparing students for their IGCSE O-Levels and A-Levels examinations. The school is well-renowned for its extracurricular activities, particularly debating.
Sunnydale as of now has 5 branches, with their Head Office in Dhanmondi.
7. St Francis Xavier’s Green Herald International School
Established in 1912, St Francis Xavier’s Green Herald International School is a Christian missionary English Medium school of Bangladesh. The school comprises classes starting from playgroup to nursery, leading to O-levels and A-Levels examinations under the Cambridge curriculum.
The school is known to hold one of the strongest alumni networks amongst all other schools. The school is located in Mohammadpur of Dhaka.
8. The Aga Khan School
Established in 1988, the Aga Khan School, Dhaka is an English Medium educational institution of the Aga Khan Education Service, Bangladesh.
The school offers classes from playgroup to class-XII, with the option for the students to give their examinations, either under the Cambridge O-levels and A-levels curriculum or the Diploma Programme offered by the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum.
9. Mastermind English Medium School
Established in 1997, Mastermind English Medium School is a renowned private English medium school in Bangladesh. The school offers classes from playgroup to class-XII, leading to O-levels and A-levels examinations, under both the Cambridge and Edexcel curriculums.
The school has two branches, with one at Dhanmondi and the other in Uttara.
10. Maple Leaf International School
Founded in 1972, Maple Leaf International School is one of the most prestigious private English Medium schools in Bangladesh. They are located in Dhanmondi of Dhaka.
The school offers students classes from playgroup to class-XII under the Edexcel curriculum. The school is known for providing rigorous academic programs along with numerous extracurricular activities.
This article sheds limelight on the best English Medium schools in the country. The acceptance and adoption of diverse means of education reflects the enrichment and progress of both the nation’s intellectual development and potential development.