Don Bosco Academy

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Don Bosco Academy
Don Bosco Academy Patna Logo.jpg
Address
Digha - Ashiana Road, PO Digha Ghat
Patna, Bihar, 800011
India
Coordinates 25°38′11″N 85°05′09″E / 25.6364°N 85.0858°E / 25.6364; 85.0858Coordinates: 25°38′11″N 85°05′09″E / 25.6364°N 85.0858°E / 25.6364; 85.0858
Information
School type Private Co-Ed
Motto "For God and Country"
Religious affiliation(s) Christianity
Patron saint(s) St. John Bosco
Founded 1973
Founder Alfred & Dorothy de Rozario
Status Active
Sister school Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj, Ranchi-829208
School board Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)
School district Patna
Session April–March
School code BI005/1983
Director Alfred George deRozario
Principal Mary Alphonsa[1]
Principal Eric John de Rozario[2]
Treasurer/Bursar Michael Daniell
Medium of language English
Language English
Schedule type Morning
Hours in school day 5-6 hrs
Campuses Digha, Patna; McCluskiegunj, Ranchi
Campus size 2 acres
Houses Blue, Green, Red and Yellow
Sports Football, Volleyball, Cricket, Table-Tennis, Caroms, Chess, Throw ball, Karate, Yoga, Badminton
Nickname DBA
Affiliations Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations
Website

Don Bosco Academy, Patna is a co-educational institution located in the Digha area of Patna, India, established in 1973. It is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi – ISC/ICSE school (till 12th standard). It was founded by Alfred de Rozario (one of the distinguished members and well-known personalities in Bihar) and Dorothy de Rozario and is now managed by the Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society. The current principal of the school is Mary Alphonsa.[3]

History[edit]

Don Bosco Academy, Patna was founded in the year 1973 by Alfred de Rozario and Dorothy de Rozario.[4] In 1972 they set up a small hostel for school going children in the name and style of Don Bosco Hostel. In 1973 they ventured to open an Anglo-Indian Co-educational school - Don Bosco Academy. Initially it served as a feeder school for the other but few, established schools of the area.

In 1981 they handed over the control and management of Don Bosco Academy to the Don Bosco Anglo-Indian Educational Society, (Regd). In 1983 Don Bosco Academy obtained affiliation to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi. In 1982 Alfred de Rozario joined as Principal of Don Bosco Academy.

Location[edit]

The main school campus is located in Digha locality of Patna which caters to Std 5 to 12. A junior campus is located in Patliputra locality of Patna which caters to students up to Std 4.

School Building and Facilities[edit]

The school functions in its own campus, measuring 2 acres (8,100 m2) at Digha, Patna. The school building is four-storied, with a playing field and an open air stage. The school has science laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, 2 multi-purpose halls and over 30 State of the Art Smart Class-rooms & other spacious classrooms, three computer laboratories and a library. It has school buses for transporting students. DBA organises various intra−school and inter−school football and cricket tournaments every year.[5][6]

Curriculum[edit]

The school is affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi since July 1983 to conduct the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ICSE-Year-10) and from 1999 to conduct the Indian School Certificate (Year-12 ) examination (ISC-12).

Subjects[edit]

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
  • Value Education/Moral Science
  • History, Geography, Civics
  • Computer Studies/Science/Applications
  • Economics/Economic Applications
  • Commerce/Commercial Studies/Applications
  • Business Studies
  • Accounts
  • Yoga
  • Socially Useful and Productive Work -(SUPW)
  • Environmental Education/Science

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