Modern High School for Girls

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Modern High School for Girls
78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata-700019 [1]
Type Private school
Motto Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Established 3 January 1952
Founder B.M. Birla
Director Devi Kar
Principal Damayanti Mukherjee
Teaching staff 119[2]
Grades Primary and junior section: Nursery to V
Senior section: VI to XII
Affiliation CISCE

Modern High School for Girls is a private school (nursery, junior and senior school) in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. The director is Devi Kar. MHS won the British Council - International School Award for the period 2011 to 2014 as also the CINI and Save the Children Best School Award for "Each One Teach One" campaign.


  • Mrs. Violet Clarke.[citation needed]
  • Mrs Rebeiro during the early 1960s.
  • Mrs. Pastakia from 1963-1965.
  • Mrs I.L. Wilson de Roze was Headmistress for the longest period, from 1965-2000.
  • Mrs. D. Kar, joined in April 2000 as Principal and now the Director,
  • Mrs. Kaveri Dutt - April 2012 to December 2014.
  • Mrs. Damayanti Mukherjee - January 2015 to now.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Modern High School for Girls | Location". 2011-10-31. Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  2. ^ "Modern High School for Girls | Faculty". Retrieved 2012-07-13. 
  3. ^ "'I assure every faculty member will be heard'". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2016-01-16. 

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