Hill Grange High School

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Hill Grange High School

Coordinates18°58′19″N 72°48′37″E / 18.97194°N 72.81028°E / 18.97194; 72.81028 View Map
MottoWork is Worship
PrincipalMadame Sophy Kelly[1]
GradesPrep-10th, Junior College
Number of students800
SportsSoccer, basketball, swimming, athletics, cricket
AffiliationISC, ICSE, SSC, SSLC, Junior College

Hill Grange High School was a private school for boys and girls located on Pedder Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.


It was founded in 1939 by Madame Sophy Kelly, a prominent member of the Indian Jewish community. She was a well known personality and was referred to as the queen of Peddar Road. She contributed towards the educational ministry of Maharashtra,[2] and was the school's principal for most of its history.[3][4] The school closed in 2003.

Early timeline[edit]

  • 1939 — Founding and establishment of the Hill Grange Nursery and Kindergarten School
  • 1942 — The establishment of the Hill Grange primary section.
  • 1943 — The establishment of the lower secondary of the school.
  • 1956 — Final and complete establishment of the two sections of the Hill Grange High School

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Baghdadi Jewish Women in India".
  2. ^ Sophy Kelly, headmistress of the Hill Grange School http://jcpa.org/jl/jl101.htm
  3. ^ Sophie Kelly,. Principal of the Hill Grange School in. Bombay http://www.dangoor.com/TheScribe16.pdf
  4. ^ Sophy Kelly (1917–2002) http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/baghdadi-jewish-women-in-india
  5. ^ Mukesh Ambani http://ourhero.in/famous-people/entrepreneurs/mukesh-ambani
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  7. ^ Anand Jain http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2005-01-04/news/27477527_1_reliance-group-mukesh-ambani-anil-ambani
  8. ^ Anil Ambani http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2005-01-03/india-business/27853862_1_ipcl-board-anand-jain-anil-ambani
  9. ^ Nazneen Bollywood Actress http://cineplot.com/nazneen-interview/
  10. ^ Himesh Reshammiya http://www.topsongsmovieslist.com/list-of-himesh-reshammiya-songs
  11. ^ Baby Pinky - Filmography by year
  12. ^ http://universityneurosurgery.com/index.php?src=directory&view=staff_q&srctype=detail&back=staff_q&refno=2
  13. ^ http://www.dnaindia.com/sport/1539569/report-sarang-shroff-enters-last-eight
  14. ^ http://billiard-junkies.org/ebsp/ebsp.php?pl=1030
  15. ^ https://cricketarchive.com/Archive/Players/25/25034/25034.html
  16. ^ RAIRAKHOL (Princely State) http://members.iinet.net.au/~royalty/ips/r/rairakhol.html
  17. ^ Sanjiv Bhatt http://www.sanjivbhatt.org/?page_id=2[permanent dead link]

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