Hyderabad Public School

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The Hyderabad Public School
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Location
Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Information
Type Public
Established 1923
Principal Ramandeep Kaur Samra
Faculty 120
Enrollment 2800 (1-12)
Campus 160 acres
Color(s) Blue and gold
Website

The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet or HPS, Begumpet is a privately funded public school in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana.

Earlier known as Jagirdar College, it was established in 1923 as a school exclusively for the sons of jagirdars and other aristrocats. It was renamed as Hyderbad Public School in 1951 after Zamindari system was abolished in 1950.[1] It is on a160-acre (0.65 km2) campus with buildings ranging from the modern to the Qutub Shahi style of architecture.

Children are schooled from the primary stage through to the 12th standard (age 3 to age 17). The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certification Examinations (ICSE, ISC). Its administrative body is the Hyderabad Public School Society.

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House system[edit]

The student body is divided into four houses named after famous institutions and universities in India.

Facilities[edit]

The 160 acre school has many buildings and grounds.

  • The Primary block- Holds 1-5 classes.
  • The Shaheen or the assembly hall- Holds 11th and 12th classes, inter-house and inter-school competitions occur here, the principal stays here.
  • The Durand or the middle school block- Holds 6th and 7th classes.
  • The Senior or the Science block- Holds 8th and 9th classes besides the computers, biology, chemistry and physics labs.
  • The New Science block- Holds 10th class.
  • The Administrative block- Administration.
  • The boarding house- Holds the students who stay back in school.
  • The dining hall- A huge dining hall which can hold around 1300 students at once.
  • The parking lot- Very huge.

Along with this the school has many football, volleyball, basketball and throw ball fields not to mention a huge stadium where cricket is played and athletics take place.

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Coordinates: 17°26′39″N 78°27′26″E / 17.4442°N 78.4572°E / 17.4442; 78.4572