Montfort Senior Secondary School
Montfort Senior Secondary School, Delhi, is an unaided Christian minority school administered by the Society of the Brothers of St. Gabriel. It has a branch located in Ashok Vihar, New Delhi. The institution was established in the year 1970. The school is named after Saint Louis de Montfort, a French priest and Catholic saint. It is a co-educational school and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The School is recognised by the Central Board of Secondary Education, Delhi (CBSE). The students are prepared for All-India Secondary and Senior Secondary Examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
Presently Bro. Monachan K.K. is the principal of Montfort School, Delhi.
Society of Brothers St. Gabriel
Montfort Senior Secondary School is a Catholic minority unaided institution run by the registered Society of the Brothers of St. Gabriel with its headquarters at Rome and zonal headquarters in Bhopal. The society has institutions spread all over the globe in 33 countries. The Society runs about 120 institutions including schools, technical training institutes, orphanages, institutions for the differently abled (deaf, dumb and blind) and homes for the aged. The Society is also engaged in rural development programs and other programs for empowering the urban poor through Peoples’ Initiative Network.
Campus and Infrastructure
As of 2015, the school has an intake of 152 students in pre-nursery. Min age of admission is 3+ years. Admission process generally starts in January. Most of the classes have 4 sections each with every section having about 40 students. Annual fees (as of 2015) are in the range of Rs. 45,000 to Rs. 50,000 per annum.
School facilities include a library for the middle and senior classes, a library cum reading room for the primary students, computer labs, language labs, and labs for different science subjects, two auditoriums and a simming pool.
The school also runs the Montfort Nursery, a small preparatory school in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi.
As of 2012, the school had 14 postgraduate teachers, 33 trained graduate teachers, and 40 primary school teachers.
The higher secondary school has 4 branches of study: Medical, Non-Medical, Commerce (with Mathematics) and Commerce (without Mathematics).
The school organizes various events throughout the year, some of which are:
- Music Carnival
- Mont-ex ( Montfort Exhibition - Generally organized in the month of January)
Various activities are organized at the intra-school level nearly every week.
The school has a vibrant club system that comprises societies such as Music Club and Dramatics Club. Clubs such as the Computer Club and the Nature Club have won laurels for the school at various inter-school competitions and national as well as international levels.
Converge Clan is the school's computer club. The club has won various competitions at various levels. Students have done well at competitive examinations such as the Olympiads and NSTSE. Students from Montfort had been National-level participants at the National Children's Science Congress for 15 consecutive years in a stretch. Montfortian students have represented India in international events/conferences in Geneva, Switzerland and Manila, Philippines.
- Cricket and Table-Tennis teams from the school have exceedingly well at the national and international levels. Cricketing series such as Commonwealth Series and Bro. Ambrose Tournament have been springing boards for such talent.
The school shared the honor of being the "Best School in North Delhi" in the Hindustan Times Survey 2010 with DPS Rohini. It also stood at no.2 in 2012 & at no. 4 in 2013 as per Hindustan Times- C fore Top Schools Survey for North Delhi schools
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