Private High School Kolhapur

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Private High School, Kolhapur
Kolhapur, Maharashtra
Type Institution
Motto "न ज्ञानात् परम् चक्षु:"
Established 1883
Number of students 1900
Medium of language Marathi, Semi-English

Private High School is one of the famous schools in Kolhapur.[1]


The school was established on 11 June 1883 by Vibhute Guruji i.e. Ramchandra Narsinha Kulkarni (विभुते गुरुजी) who was immensely inspired by the thoughts of Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar and many others. Based on their principles and ideals, Guruji started his own private school to educate the younger generation of British-ruled India. Thus, it was named as "Private High School." At that time there was only one (British) government school in Kolhapur apart from Private High School. In 1919 the Private Education Society was founded.

Lokmanya Tilak visited the school in year 1900–01. The school started as a Marathi medium school. Today, it offers education in English and semi-English medium as well.

The School completed "Amrut Mahotsava" in 1985–86 and celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2009. Private High school is one of the best schools in Kolhapur city. Private High School has its own identity in the field of music,art, dance, drama,science, sports and academic activities. Private High School has big tradition & identity of merit! Many students of this school have became not only masters but also stall wards in various fields.

Aamhi Privateans is an alumni association of the Private Highs School.


Survey No. 2560, B Ward, Khasbag Ground, Opposite Keshavrao Bhosle Auditorium, Mangalwar Peth, Kolhapur - 416 012.

The school[edit]

Established in 1883, Private High-School is being managed by Private Education Society. The school is up to 10th standard in Marathi and Semi-English medium. The school comes under Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Kolhapur division. [2] Schools belonging to Private Education Society are:

  1. Private High School
  2. Nutan Marathi High School
  3. Tavanapaa Patane High School [3]
  4. Shelaji Vannaji Sanghvi Vidyalaya
  5. Chandulal Godidas Shaha Bal Madir
  6. Private Primary English School
  7. M. R. Potnis kindergarten

Distinguished alumni[edit]


Coordinates: 16°41′58″N 74°13′25″E / 16.69934°N 74.22363°E / 16.69934; 74.22363