THE CATHEDRAL AND JOHN CONNON SCHOOL
“We try and give our children every possible opportunity to be the kind of people they can be. It is important, in this day and age, to focus on emotional quotient as well and that is an area we are pushing.” — MEERA ISAACS, principal6, Purshottamdas Marg, Fort Website: www.cathedral-school.com
Highest ratings for: Teachers Academic rigour Selection process Board: Class 10 — ICSE, Class 12 — ISC Annual fee: 90,000 Student strength: Around 2,000 boys and girls Student-teacher ratio: Between 10:1 and 38:1 (depending on the class)
HISTORY: The Anglo Scottish Education Society was founded in 1860 and later became The Cathedral and John Connon School. In its early years, the school was closely associated with St Thomas’ Cathedral, from which it takes its name. Cathedral became co-ed in 1965. UNIQUE FEATURES: Cathedral was the first school in the country to hold a Model United Nations (MUN), now in its 17th year. It has one of the oldest school choirs in the city. The school has digitised all classrooms recently.