Desouza's School, Rourkela

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Desouza's School Rourkela Odisha India
Born For Greater Things
Type Private Primary, Middle, Secondary
Established 1982
School district Sundergarh
Principal Mr. Alexander DeSouza[1]
Staff 130
Number of students 1200
Classes KG I to class XII
Campus 6 Acre
Affiliation CISCE

Desouza's School, Rourkela, is located in Sector-2, Rourkela of Odisha, India. It was established in 1982. The School is affiliated to Indian Certificate of Secondary Education and Indian School Certificate.

General information[edit]

Desouza's School

Nestling in the heart of Durgapur Hills of Chotanagpur Plateau, DeSouza's School actually was a private initiative by a committed couple an Academician Anne DeSouza and an Armyman Capt. John A. DeSouza. They formed a school that developed and delivered intellect with discipline, toughened for creative faculties.

Courses offered[edit]

The school offers kindergarten, primary, middle and secondary education. With Classes I to XII having Science and Commerce stream at the senior secondary level. The School prepares the students for ICSE examinations of ICSE and ISC.

The school has a Primary Resource Room, Science Laboratories, Computer Rooms with TV, LCD and OHP facilities, playgrounds and gardens and a library.


The School facilitates the students with:

  • Science Lab::

with Latest scientific appliances in the Labs of Physics, Chemistry, Biology.

  • Computer Lab:

with latest trends and technologies.

  • Audio Visual Room:

for presentation of various subjects using LCD projectors and latest edition educational CDs and DVDs.

  • Auditorium:

for function with sitting capacity of nearly 800 people.

Co-curricular activities[edit]

  • Value Education:

is given to students with orientation sessions.

  • Extracurricular activities:

includes Music, Painting/Drawing, Debates, Elocution, Quizzes, and Classical Dance for overall development of the student's learning process.

  • NCC

The NCC (National Cadet Corps) is under 9th Odisha Battalion, which provides qualities of leadership, discipline in the students, in this Cadets attend various camps to improve their skills.



The school is situated on a 6 acre campus at the foot of the hills, of Sector-2 near Indira Gandhi Park, Gayatri Temple few distance from Sushilavati Government women's college. It is one of the cleanest and greenest campuses with its gardens, lawns and playgrounds. In keeping with its motto "Born For Greater Things", the School caters to the all round development of the child through its band of well qualified and experienced staff, extra curricular activities, good academic results and infrastructure. The goal of the school aims at equipping the students with the intellectual and practical skill's that are necessary to meet the inevitable challenges in the future.


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Coordinates: 22°14′24″N 84°52′53″E / 22.240008°N 84.881444°E / 22.240008; 84.881444