Hansraj Morarji Public School
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Hansraj Morarji Public School is a combined primary, junior and senior school in Mumbai, India. It was founded in 1939 by the Bai Kabibai and Hansraj Morarji Trust. The foundation stone was laid by the then Deputy Prime Minister, Sardar Patel.The school was earlier an all-boys school but has now adopted the convent status and has allowed admission of girls from grade I to grade V as of now.
The school campus of around 50 acres (202,000 m²) is located at the foot of Gilbert Hill, near Juhu Beach. It is set up in a huge educational campus set up by Late Shri Kanhaiyalal Munshi. Munshi Nagar now has many educational institutes.The Hansraj Morarji Public School campus includes the main school buildings, one hostel, dispensary, music room, staff quarters, library, theater hall and a science laboratory. The campus has Rajhans Vidyalaya a CBSE affiliated senior secondary school, and Rajhans Balvatika the feeder preprimary school for Hansraj and Rajhans. The school has huge cricket ground, basketball courts, football ground, tennis courts and gymnasium.
The Principal is Mrs Anjana Prakash, and the Rector is Mr. B.C.Kumawat. The Supervisor of college is Mr.Radhe Shyam Yadav, and the Supervisor of school is Mrs.Jayshree Desai.
The school started a Junior college in July 2008. The college provides Science and Commerce based streams along with vocational course for Information Technology.
The school prepares students for Secondary Certificate Examinations (SSCs) held by the Mumbai Divisional Board of the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. Both Gujarati language also French language has been taught,streams and English language streams were available earlier but today the school is a completely English Medium School. In addition to curriculum subjects,there are also clubs covering Maths, Drama. There is also The Green Brigade Club, which is the school's Environment Club and which won the "Green School Award" in 1996.
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