Don Bosco Academy
|Don Bosco Academy|
|Digha - Ashiana Road, PO Digha Ghat
Patna, Bihar, 800011
|School type||Private Co-Ed|
|Motto||"For God and Country"|
|Patron saint(s)||St. John Bosco|
|Founder||Alfred & Dorothy de Rozario|
|Sister school||Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj, Ranchi-829208|
|School board||Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE)|
|Director||Alfred George deRozario|
|Principal||Eric John de Rozario|
|Medium of language||English|
|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|
|Affiliations||Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations|
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.
Don Bosco Academy, Patna was founded in the year 1973 by Alfred de Rozario and Dorothy de Rozario. 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.
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
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.
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).
- Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
- Value Education/Moral Science
- History, Geography, Civics
- Computer Studies/Science/Applications
- Economics/Economic Applications
- Commerce/Commercial Studies/Applications
- Business Studies
- Socially Useful and Productive Work -(SUPW)
- Environmental Education/Science