The role of a pioneer in any field of knowledge is to lead the way and change the conventional wisdom for the greater good. Oakridge International School is a pioneer in introducing new generation education in India. At present, more than 2500 students are on rolls, from the Nursery to Class XII. We have limited residential facilities for boys and girls. The medium of instruction at Oakridge International is English. Oakridge International enjoys the distinction of being the largest international school in India. We are also the first IB world school in Andhra Pradesh, running successfully for nearly a decade now. We are a complete international school with facilities to pursue any academic stream - Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi, or UK-based University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) or the Switzerland-based International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO) first to run its Primary Years Programme (PYP) in 2003.
- Day School
- School provides transportation
A pioneer in any field of knowledge charters a course of change. A change in the conventional wisdom keeping in mind the larger interest of an individual for one and society at large.
Oakridge International School is one such pioneer in the field of education - introducing new generation education in India.
High academic standards are symbolic of its ideology and commitment to academic excellence.
- Grades: 1-12
- School Day: Monday - Saturday
- Timing: 10am - 4pm
- Gender: Co-Educational
- Religion: All
- Principal: N.A.
- Curriculum: CBSE
- Language: English
- Fees: N.A.
The school is equipped with multiple laboratories for math and science, two libraries, an infirmary, a fitness center, a large multi-purpose hall and several activity rooms. Classrooms are air conditioned and many have projectors or digital smart boards. There are two offices- a front office and a main office.
The outdoor sports facilities include two tennis courts, a swimming pool, a cricket pitch, a volleyball court, a basketball court, a football field, a rock climbing wall and a skating rink for younger children.
Security and maintenance staff are assigned to each floor of the two connected buildings. CCTV cameras are placed in every hallway, stairwell and two in every classroom.
The transport department coordinates 48 air-conditioned buses in their respective routes across Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The buses are radio and GPS enabled allowing the bus driver and security guard on board to be in contact with the school. There is a text messaging system available for parents to be alerted of bus arrival estimations via text message. When pre-primary children return home at lunch time, each bus has a female caretaker accompany the children.
Lunch at school, for those enrolled in meal plan, consists of a buffet-set up. The menu varies daily and is available online. It generally consists of soup/salad, rice, chapati, curry, dal, and fruit or dessert. The food is made in the school kitchen by the catering company Sodexo and is served in the dining hall.
Extra Curricular Activities
The school was established by educationist, Shomie Das, an alumnus of The Doon School, on the concept of smart schools in 2003. The school started on 11 June 2001 in rented premises in Juiblee Hills.
On 24 June 2002 the campus moved to Khajaguda, Hyderabad. The new campus covers 10.5 acres (42,000 m2) and was inaugurated by the former chief minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu. The school has over 3500 students over all India.