Oak Grove School (Jharipani, Mussoorie)

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Oak Grove School
Oak Grove School 1888 logo.jpg
'Tamaso ma Jyotirgamaya'(From Darkness to Enlightenment)
Mussoorie (Jharipani), Uttarakhand,  India
Type Government aided public boarding school
Established 1 June 1888
Founder East Indian Railway
Principal Sandip Trivedi
Grades 3-12
Campus Oak Grove Estate, Jharipani, Mussoorie Hills
Color(s) Maroon
Board CBSE

Oak Grove School is a residential public school, owned and run by the Northern Railway. It is situated on hill tops covering 256 acres (1.04 km2) in Jharipani, Mussoorie, India.

The school was started by the British Raj on June 1, 1888.[1] The students predominantly consist of the children of Indian Railways employees; 25% of seats are reserved for outsiders. At present there are more than 600 students.[when?][citation needed] The school consists of three semi-independent parts — Oak Grove Boys' School (commenced 1888), Oak Grove Girls' School (1890s) and Oak Grove Junior School (1912). The buildings were designed by the chief engineer of EIR Mr. Richard Roskell Bayne and are built in Gothic style of architecture. The school has been nominated for World Heritage Status by the Government of India.[when?]


  • Lt. Col. A.C.Chapman 1888-1912
  • Mr. H.P.Watts 1918-1946
  • Mr. G.F.Chunn 1946
  • Mr.O.G.Sullivan 1947-1948
  • Mr.K.F.McGowan 1948-1950
  • Mr.B.L.J.Love 1950-1956
  • Mr.A.K.Bhaduri 1956-1958
  • Mr.B.R.Pasricha 1958-1970
  • Mr.L.C.Mathur 1970-1972
  • Mr.R.K.Kichlu 1972-1990
  • Mr.Sunil Mishra 1990-1991
  • Mrs.Gita Mishra 1995-1997
  • Mr.Rajiv Kishore 1997-2001
  • Mr.D.Peter Gabriel 2001-2005
  • Mr.Surendra Kumar 2005-2008
  • Mr.Anurag Tripathi 2008-2012
  • Mr.Sandip Trivedi 2012-2015
  • Mr. Jai Prakash Pandey 2015–Present


  1. ^ "History". oakgrove.jharipani.com. Retrieved 4 September 2012. 

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