DHIRUBHAI AMBANI INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL
“We are delighted that, for the second year in a row, we have been ranked the No. 1 school in Mumbai in the HT Top Schools Survey. We have just completed 10 years and this accolade comes as a tribute to our commitment to build a happy school. ” — NITA M AMBANI, founder and chairpersonBandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East) Website: www.da-is.org
Highest ratings for: Teachers Academic rigour Social engagement Board: Class 10 — ICSE and ICGSE, Class 12 — IB Annual fee: Till Class 7 1,25,000; Classes 8 to 10 1,33,000 (ICSE), 3,20,000 (IGCSE); IB 6,25,000 Students: 1,058 boys and girls Student-teacher ratio: 7:1
HISTORY: The school was opened in March 2003 and is housed in a seven-storeyed building in Bandra. Nita Ambani, wife of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, is the founder and chairperson of the school. UNIQUE FEATURES: In 2013, two students received the prestigious Manmohan Singh Undergraduate Scholarships to fund studies at the University of Cambridge. The school has initiated the DAIS Leadership Series and launched TEDxYouth@DAIS in 2013. In the past year, its students won 35 international-level awards.