Hyderabad Public School
|The Hyderabad Public School|
|Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana
|Principal||Ramandeep Kaur Samra|
|Color(s)||Blue and gold|
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. 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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The student body is divided into four houses named after famous institutions and universities in India.
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 1400 students at once.
- The parking lot- Can accommodate up to 500 at once.
- The School also has 17 football fields along with four outdoor basketball grounds. The school also provides students with 6 clay tennis courts.
Along with this the school has many volleyball, basketball and hockey fields not to mention a huge stadium(Bigger than the Rajiv Gandhi Cricket stadium, Hyderabad) where cricket is played and athletics take place.
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