Top Five ICSE Schools of Dehradun, Uttarakhand


Dehradun is known to be a top ranking center for completing school education. Parents from all across the country send their children to study in this city, which is also the capital of the state of Uttarakhand and known as Education Hub across the globe. Many schools here have the prominence of producing several famous personalities, who have made their marks across the country as well as outside.

The city features multiple top quality schools which are affiliated to the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE). According to your individual preferences, you can get your kids enrolled in a school of your choice. All the ICSE affiliate schools in the city are known for promoting higher standard of education. It is due to the quality of education, these schools attract thousands of students every year from far and wide.

Please find the list of all the top ICSE schools in Dehradun. If you want your children to get educated in the city, you can collect all the important details about the schools of your choice. ‘Namaste Dehradun- The Encyclopedia of Dehradun’ provides you the complete and updated latest list of Top 5 ICSE Schools in Dehradun.

Here is the list of Top 5 ICSE Schools in Dehradun, Uttarakhand

The Doon School

doon-school-dehradunThe Doon School is a boys-only independent boarding school in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. Founded in 1935 by Satish Ranjan Das, a Kolkata lawyer, the school is relatively new among Indian boarding schools. The school occupies a single campus covering approximately 70 acres (280,000 sq. mtr) flanked by Chakrata Road and Mall Road in the Cantt. area of Dehradun city, Uttarakhand. The IPSS acquired Chandbagh Estate in Dehradun from the Forest Research Institute. Part of the estate was once a deer park. The Doon School provides an environment in which every student discovers and realizes his full potential. The school should attract the best talent – students, teachers and facilitators – from all parts of India and the world, without distinction of race, religion, caste, or social status.

Welham Girls School

welham-girl-namaste-dehradunWelham Girls’ School is a traditional boarding school for girls located at the foothills of the Himalayas in Dehradun, India. Established in 1957, it has progressed from being a school for privileged local girls to being a school that educates students mostly from North India. School is the spirit that brings every Welhamite alive. Talent cannot be forced out of people. Welham recognizes every girl’s potential, coaxes it out of its hesitant shell, nurtures it, and brings it to life. Hundreds of alumni are scattered in various parts of the world. The school motto, chosen by Miss Linnell, embodies the essence of this spirit: ‘Aartta Shanti Phala Vidya’

St Joseph Academy

st-joseph-academy-namaste-dehradunSt. Joseph’s Academy was established by the Patrician Brothers in 1934. The school opened its doors to receive pupils on 2nd March 1934 with a staff of seven teachers and 15 students on roll. Bro. A. Keogh was the first Principal. Today, it has over 3400 students, 120 teachers and about 40 ancillary staff on roll. The students are divided into four houses which are named after the Brothers – Bros. Donovan (Yellow), Duffy (Red), Dooley (Green) and Bergin (Blue). The school aims at always doing its best for its students. The long tradition of 75 years has made St. Joseph’s Academy a landmark of the Doon.

St Thomas Academy

st-thoman-namaste-dehradunSt. Thomas’ College, Dehradun is a co-educational Indian Certificate of Secondary Education school in Dehradun, the capital of the state of Uttarakhand in India, founded in 1916. It is located in the heart of the city of Dehradun on Cross Road. The school is regarded as among the best schools in India based on its consistent results in both the 10th and 12th examinations CICSE and the magnitude of extra-curricular activities and sports in its culture. It run under the Management of Board of Governors. The College is situated at Cross Road in the residential area of Dehradun, quite close to the Clock Tower, the main route of all public buses, and so is easily accessible from all quarters of the town. The Institution is a Government recognized, co-educational Anglo-Indian College and is open to all nationalities and creeds without any reservations. There are about 2000 boys and girls on roll.

Doon Cambridge School

doon-cambridge-school-dehradunDehradun has traditionally been the home of best quality Public school Education. The Doon Cambridge school founded in the year 1982 in its development from strength to strength has the proud privilege of having taught many students who have later become Distinguished Educationist’s Army and civil Officers, Engineers, Chartered Accountants and successful Businessman. The school is preparing boys & girls for ICSE and ISC (10+2.) Examination. The Doon Cambridge school provides the fullest opportunity to a student to develop his/her all-round personality in addition to scholarly pursuits. It offers both the streams – Science & Commerce at the 10+2 level.

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