Arambagh High School

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Arambagh High School
আরামবাগ উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়
Location
Arambagh, West Bengal, India
Information
Type Government School
Established 1861
Staff 59
Number of students 1500
Campus 5,000 square metres
Affiliations WBBSE
Website

Arambagh High School is one of the oldest schools in Arambagh, Hooghly, India, teaching grades 1 to 12 under the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. The school was establishrd in 1861. On December 22, 1945, the school was recognized and aided by the Registrar of Calcutta University. It is situated on the bank of the Darakeswar river.

History[edit]

In 1861 the school was established by the British government for teaching English. On March 1, 1945, the school came under the Salary Deficit Scheme (fully aided). On December 22, 1945, the school was recognized and aided by the Registrar of Calcutta University. It was upgraded to a Higher Secondary School with Arts, Science and Commerce streams on May 7, 1959 by the D.P.I. West Bengal. NCC was introduced in the school in 1967. The West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education had recognised the school in the Higher Secondary courses (+2) in all the general stream courses (science, arts and commerce) in August, 1984.

Sections[edit]

Higher Secondary and Secondary[edit]

Higher Secondary and Secondary sections are run by the same administrator and form the main part of the High School. The secondary section starts from class 5 and offers studies up to class 10. The admission in class 5 is based on the performance in the admission test taken by the school authority. The medium of instruction for this section is Bengali and offers English as second language.

Although there is no system of admission tests for the Higher Secondary section, admission to class 11 is based on marks or grades or percentage obtained in the secondary(or equivalent) examination. Students from the other schools gets opportunity for their Higher Secondary studies in this school. The school offers three traditional branches of Higher Secondary studies which are Arts, Science and Commerce.

Primary[edit]

The section runs at the campus opposite but is controlled by the same authority. The section offers primary education from class 1 to 4 under the affiliation of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education.

Campus[edit]

The area of the school is approximately 5,000 square metres (54,000 sq ft), and the building area of the school is approximately 2,600 square metres (28,000 sq ft). It has huge playground in front of the school and open space.

Head Master[edit]

Ashoke Kumar Bairagi

Assistant Head Master[edit]

Swapan Kumar Mondal (স্বপন কুমার মণ্ডল)

Faculty[edit]

  • Thirty six classrooms.
  • Five laboratories
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Facilities for NCC
  • Vocational courses
  • Vigyan Bhaban
  • Computer education centre