Barisal Zilla School

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Barisal Zilla School
বরিশাল জিলা স্কুল
Barisal Zilla School Logo.jpg
Sadar Road


Coordinates22°41′53″N 90°22′08″E / 22.698°N 90.369°E / 22.698; 90.369Coordinates: 22°41′53″N 90°22′08″E / 22.698°N 90.369°E / 22.698; 90.369
TypePublic school
Mottoপড় তোমার প্রভুর নামে
Established23 December 1829 (1829-12-23)
School boardBoard of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Barisal
HeadmasterSabina Yeasmin[1]
GradesClass III-X
GenderBoys only
YearbookSobuj Pata
Special projectConnecting classrooms under British Council

Barisal Zilla School is a boys school located in Barisal, Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest and top ranked high schools in the country and the first high school in Barisal Division.[2] It is a public educational institution located at Sadar Road. The school has a long history. It was founded by an Englishman, N. W. Garret, on 23 December 1829 with only 8 students. Now it has more than two thousand students. The school offers grades from class III to class X. It has two shifts, morning and day. The morning shift starts at 7:00 am and the day shift starts at 12:00 pm.

Beside the school playground, Barisal Zilla School owns famous ground called Poreshsagor (পরেশ সাগর). The school celebrated its 175th anniversary on 9–10 December 2005.

Notable alumni[edit]

Barisal Zilla School produced many leading local reformers, politicians, statesmen, educationists, philosophers, poets-writers, and sportsmen. Those notable persons include:[3]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "BARISAL ZILLA SCHOOL". Retrieved 1 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Barisal Zilla School". Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education, Barisal.
  3. ^ Yasmin, Sabina (2012). "Barisal Zila School". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.