Delhi Public School, Bokaro

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Delhi Public School, Bokaro Steel City
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Service Before Self
Location
Bokaro, Jharkhand, India
Information
Type Private School
Established July 2, 1987
Founder Dr. M.S. Tyagi
Director & Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Hemlata S. Mohan
Number of students 3700 +
Campus Urban
Colour(s) Green and white         
Affiliations Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi Public School Society
Acronym DPS
Website

Delhi Public School, Bokaro Steel City, or DPS Bokaro, was established in May 1987[1] as an English medium co-educational school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, India.[2] The school is run by the Delhi Public School Society, New Delhi, a non-profit making society. Dr. M S Tyagi was the first principal of the school. Dr. Hemlata S. Mohan is the present Director & Principal. The school motto is Service Before Self.

School campus[edit]

The school has two campuses in the town. The Junior Wing has students from Nursery to class 5th, and is located in Sector V. The Senior Wing is for students from classes 6th to 12th. It is located in the heart of the city over a couple of acres in Sector IV. [3]

Facilities[edit]

Library

The school has library facilities in both the buildings of the school. The facility is available to students of the school during the school hours. All classes from class I onwards are provided with at least one library period per week.

Computer centre

There are computer labs in both wings of the school. In the senior school all computers are interconnected with LAN and WLAN. Computer education is provided from class I onwards.

High speed (broadband) Internet and email facilities are available in the school. All students of classes VI to XII have access to these facilities. Interactive Voice Response system enables parents to know about their wards, on an automated telephone system. Interactive Smart Board enabled Class from Nursery to XII.

Laboratories

The school laboratories include physics lab, chemistry lab, biology lab, language lab, quiz lab, maths lab, audio – visual hall, social science lab, photography lab, and eco club.

Games and sports
  • The campus includes a full-sized playground with football field, cricket pitches for net practices, volleyball courts, basketball courts, kho-kho and kabaddi courts. There are sand-pits, swing, slides and see-saws for the primary students.
  • There is a gymnasium for work-outs and exercises.
  • Table tennis, billiards and carrom are available above the group discussion room.
  • The school has a roller skating rink.
  • The school has indoor badminton courts.
  • A swimming pool has been built at the place of the old volleyball court.
  • Every year the school celebrates its annual sports day. The school invites dignitaries to their sports day like the Governor of Jharkhand.
Transport

The school has its own buses, and some hired buses. All buses run on specified routes and covers the city area and the neighbouring Chas.

Clinic

There are sick rooms in both the wings of the school. A trained nurse attends to sick children and provides first aid in case of an emergency. An annual medical checkup of the students is done in the clinic.

The campus neighbours are St. Mary's School, DAV Public School and Laxmi Market.

Deepansh Shiksha Kendra

It was established on 2 July 2001.

Koshish Vocational Center

Koshish Vocational Center enables mothers of students of Deepansh to learn skills that will help them earn a livelihood. The school has sewing machines and a professional staff to teach them the skills of designing and tailoring. The women will graduate with a sewing course certificate.

Kurra Village School

Kurra village nestles amongst the sloping meadows 20 km away from Bokaro Steel City. Kurra Village School was adopted by DPS for academic purposes.

Achievements[edit]

  • The school has been giving out top rankers in premier engineering colleges such as Indian Institute of Technology and BITS Pilani for the last couple of decades.
  • In 2012 Delhi Public School, Bokaro emerged as the best performing school of Bokaro when 64.3% of its students appearing in the school final examination obtained 10 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) in all five subjects.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Delhi Public School, Bokaro". 
  2. ^ "Delhi Public School (DPS)". 
  3. ^ "Contact Us @dps bokaro". 
  4. ^ "DPS family carves a niche in Jharkhand with brilliant results". Times of India. May 26, 2012. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 

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