DON BOSCO HIGH SCHOOL, MATUNGA
“At Don Bosco, we look to sensitise our boys towards those who are underprivileged. Along with this, we try to inculcate the value of community service and preservation to make our students better human beings. ” — FR BOSCO D’MELLO, principal
HISTORY: It was set up in Tardeo by four Salesians in 1928 and named the Educational Institution of Immaculate Conception. It was moved to Matunga in 1941.
UNIQUE FEATURES: A part of the school has recently become solar-powered, to encourage conservation. The panels can generate 10 kilowatts of energy. All classrooms are IT-enabled. Its community service programmes are popular and look to sensitise children towards the underprivileged. It has won the Jesal Niranjan Trophy for the best boys’ school in sports in Mumbai for nine consecutive years.
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Board: Class 10 — SSC
Annual fee: 6,000 to 8,000
Student strength: 2,865 boys
Student-teacher ratio: 55:1