Gonobidya Niketon

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Gonobidya Niketon (High School)
Gonobidya Niketon monogram.jpg
Gonobidya Niketon monogram
Location
Ralibagan, Narayanganj
Bangladesh
Coordinates 23°36′42″N 90°30′12″E / 23.6116°N 90.5032°E / 23.6116; 90.5032Coordinates: 23°36′42″N 90°30′12″E / 23.6116°N 90.5032°E / 23.6116; 90.5032
Information
Type Private high school
Established 1974
School board Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Dhaka
School district Narayanganj
Head of school Ahmed Hossain
Staff 75 teachers, 10 staff
Faculty 30
Grades 6 to 10
Enrollment 1973
Number of students 2400
Campus size 1 acre
Campus type Urban
School colour(s) White shirt, black pants
Mascot Rising Sun, Floating Lotus, Open Book with Pen and Ink-pot
Website

Gonobidya Niketon (High School) (Bengali: গণবিদ্যা নিকেতন (উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়)), also known as Gonobidya Niketon (its name up to 2005), is a private secondary educational institution in Bangladesh[1] established in 1974. Although the school was set up to cater for the need of the children of surrounding areas, students come from all parts of Narayanganj. The main campus of Gonobidya Niketan is in the heart of Narayanganj Sadar.

In the SSC examination of 2011 and 2012, it became one of the most successful schools in the country in a number of students achieving GPA 5. In 2011 it achieved a remarkable percentage of GPA 5 and passing rate.

History[edit]

The school was founded on March 15, 1974. The students participated in S.S.C. (Secondary School Certificate) examination (O-level equivalent) for the first time in 1975.

During the first 23 years, the school kept its growth as a boy's high school for day shift only. Following demands and requests, a morning shift for girls was added in 1997.

To make room for more students the administration established a new building on the occasion of the 20th anniversary in 1995.

In 2012, a regular committee was formed by the direct vote of guardians and teachers.

Teachers of Gonobidya Niketon

Campus[edit]

The institute is in the prime location of Narayanganj.

The campus is beside Ralibagan, Narayanganj. It was established on 15 March 1970 with the help of the people of Ralibagan. In 1980, school authorities granted 1.2-acre land for the campus.

There are five buildings:

  • Main Building, 3 storied
  • Academic Building, 3 storied (proposed 5 stories)
  • Science Lab Building, 1 storied
  • Girls Building, 3 storied (proposed 5 stories)
  • Rear Building, 2 storied

Academics[edit]

The school offers secondary education for boys and girls even though it is not coeducational. Generally, boys and girls are split into separate shifts. Girls attend school in the morning shift while boys attend starting from noon.

Teachers[edit]

Institution section: 75 teachers

  • Morning shift: 35 teachers
  • Day shift: 40 teachers
S.S.C. 2003 Students' Farewell

Administration[edit]

Like all other high schools, the chief of the school section administration is the headmaster while there is an assistant headmaster in each of the shifts in the branches. They are selected by the jury board of veteran teachers.

The headmaster is Ahmed Hossain.

The Governing Body members are elected for five years.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

  • Scouting: the institute’s scout group is the team of Bangladesh Scout, Narayanganj. It consists of one club team, one scout team, one girl cub, and one girl scout team. They have participated in many national and international Scout events.
  • Games and Sports
  • Debating
  • English Society

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Secondary Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved June 17, 2017. 

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