Army School Kolkata is one of 124 such schools in the country. It started functioning in kolkata in April 1994 with 7 teachers and 173 students under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society (AWES), New Delhi. From this modest beginning, the school has grown from strength to strength over the years and today the school is reckoned as one of the biggest Army Schools of the country. In April 2002, the school was upgraded to Army Public School Kolkata, and became the first and the only Army School in the Eastern theatre to be accorded the "Public School" status.
- Day School
- School provides transportation
- Nursery to XII
- CBSE Board
- English Medium
- Day School
- Co-ed School
- Grades: Nursery, 1-12
- School Day: Monday - Saturday
- Timing: 10am - 5pm
- Gender: Co-Educational
- Religion: All
- Principal: Dr. Suchitra Bhattacharya
- Curriculum: CBSE
- Language: English
- Fees: N.A.
The school consists of eight well equipped laboratories -four for Science, two for Computer Science, one for Geography and one for Mathematics.
The school has two libraries, one each in the senior and junior wings with approximately 11054 titles. The Senior Library has a Career Guidance Corner with books related to competitive exams.
Every year Oxford Subscription Company & Scholastic organize book exhibitions in the school libraries in collaboration with our English Department.
Army Public School Kolkata strives to provide holistic education to its students. In view of this, the school has developed a Science Park wherein the students can learn the simple concepts of science while having fun with the rides. The school also has a Herbal Garden which boasts of many herbs and plants of medicinal value; all being taken care of by the students.
The school has a playground, a basketball court a badminton court and two volleyball courts. The school also offers the following indoor games: (a) Carrom (b) Chess (c) Table Tennis (d) Dart.
Extra Curricular Activities
- Debating and Dramatics
- Nature Club
- Art and Craft
- The school also has an Audio-Visual Room equipped with Projector, Video camera, Players and Computers.
The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education and has classes from I to XII. The first batch of class XII appeared for the board examination in March 2001.Our vision is to provide quality education and opportunities to the children of Defense Service Personnel at an affordable cost, without any rank or gender bias. The school offers three streams in the Higher Secondary Section viz Science, Commerce and Humanities. Besides Art and Craft, Library, Games, Music and Co-curricular activities form an integral part of the curriculum.