Ideal School and College
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|Ideal School & College
আইডিয়াল স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ
Ideal School & College Monogram
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|Principal||Dr. Shahan Ara Begum|
|Gender||Male & Female|
|Age range||5–18 (approx.)|
|Number of students||20000|
|Medium of language||Bengali, English Version|
|Campus size||2 Acre|
|Mascot||Books with Lightning Candle and Wreaths|
|No. of branches||3|
|Annual Magazine||Protyasha (প্রত্যাশা), Auritro (অরিত্র), PRISM (প্রিজম)|
Ideal School & College (Bengali: আইডিয়াল স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ), also known as Ideal High School or Motijheel Ideal School (its name up to 1990), is an educational institution in Bangladesh established in 1965. Although the school was set up to cater for the children of surrounding areas, students come from all parts of Dhaka.
In the SSC examination of 2008, it became the most successful school in the country in number of students achieving GPA 5. In 2009 it achieved the highest percentage of both GPA 5 and passing rate. Ideal School and College have three campuses around Dhaka in Motijheel, Banasree and recently opened in Mugda.
The school was founded on March 15, 1965. Following the inauguration till 1968 it was a junior school. In 1972 the school was converted into a high school. The students from the school participated in Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination (O-level equivalent) for the first time in 1973.
During the first 25 years the school kept its growth as a high school only (10 years of formal education). Following the demand and the requests from the guardians, a college (11th and 12th year of formal education) for female students was added in 1991.
To make room for more students the administration opened a new branch on the occasion of the 30th anniversary in 1996. That branch started its activities at Rampura with 702 students. Faizur Rahman is the founder-headmaster of the institution.
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- 1965: initiative taken.
- 1965: establishing year.
- 1968: turned on to Junior school.
- 1972: turned on to High school.
- 1973: students first participated in SSC.
- 1990: college section opened.
- 1996: started a new branch in Rampura Banasree project.
- 2003: Establishment of English Version.
- 2007: completion of a four-storied school campus for Banasree branch.
- 2010: construction started for separate campus for English Version.
- 2011: June 8, new branch opened at Mugda, Dhaka.
- 2012: authority decided to open English version on Banasree Branch.
- 2012: June 9, a regular committee has been formed by the direct vote of the guardians and teachers.
- 2013: Construction of 2 Storied academic building at Banasree has been started and will complete 2 storied within June 2015 (Proposed 5 storied building).
- 2014: October 26,Construction of six stories of the English version building is completed.
- 2016:Start of construction of 8th to 10th storey of Academic Bhaban.
The institute has three campuses in Dhaka.
The Main Branch and College campus is beside Peerjongi's Majar and Motijheel AGB Colony. It was established on March 15, 1965 by the help of the people of AGB Colony. In 1980, President Ziaur Rahman granted 1.2 acres of this campus. There are six buildings.
- Main Building, 5 storied
- Science Building, 5 storied
- English Version Building, 6 storied (proposed 12 storied)
- College Building, 5 storied
- Academic Building, 7 storied (proposed 10 storied)
- Quarters, 4 storied
- College building, (proposed 6 storied)
The third campus is in Mugda. The government granted 1 acre and 6 khatha land in 2010. It started classes with 1800 students on March 20, 2011. Classes are in a one storied tin-shed building. On June 8, 2011, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the Academic Building.A big building will establish there soon.
The school offers primary and secondary education for boys and girls even though it is non-co-educational. Generally boys and girls are split into separate shifts. Girls attend school in the morning shift while boys attend their classes starting from noon.Boys of class 1 to 3 attend classes in morning shift.Morning shift starts from 6:45 am and ends at 11:30 am.Day shift starts at 11:50 am and ends at 5:15 pm.
The school's BNCC team opened in 1982. It is the 2nd platoon of Alpha Company, 4 Ramna Battalion. It is the only private educational institute in Bangladesh with a BNCC platoon. Eleven students have got CUO (Cadet Under Officer) till 2011
The institute's scout group is the 27th team of Bangladesh Scout, Dhaka Metropolitan. It consists of three cub team, three scout team, two girl cub and two girl scout team. They have participated in national and international scout events. The institute has the highest number of President Award and Shapla Cub Award achievers in Bangladesh with 35 President Awards and 40 Shapla Cub Awards.
Ideal Debating Club
IDC or Ideal Debating Club is a non-profitable debating organization. It is one of the leading debating clubs in Bangladesh and was founded on April 3, 1993.
IDC is so far the only platform for the students of Ideal School and college to exercise and enhance their organizational and leadership skills through co-curricular activities. The club is focused to excel the communicating skill of the future leaders. Its activities range from debate to important case of the country and plan competitions, public speaking...etc. This club is also focused to enhance inter batch cohesion as members from different batches work in the same team.
At present, IDC has more than 112 members of its own.
Ideal Science and Technology Aiming Research Council (ISTARC)
The era which we are passing through is the eon of science, and science is a matter of rapid research. So in this period students have no space to desertion science. But they can't achieve the highest peak of science by just reading their textbooks.The students want to go further deep into science. For this ISTARC is trying to surge the horizon of knowledge about science among the students of Ideal School and College. For this vary purpose, in 2001, "Science in creation, not Annihilation" being inspired by this motto Md. Motahar Hossain, teacher of Ideal School and College, established "Ideal Science Club". The radius of its Function increased and therefore it was named "Ideal Science and Technology Aiming Research Council" (ISTARC). ISTARC's current moderator is Mr. Subas Chandra Poddar. ISTARC's core objective is to run various science related programs in the school to make the students interested in innumerable inventions and discoveries of science. Therefore, their knowledge about science can be broadly enlarged. Its current president of 2016 executive committee is Nafiz Alam. It arranges a science and technology festival each year.