ICSE board is the most sought after curriculum in India after CBSE. ICSE is believed to be liberal in teaching methodologies in initial/primary years. However, in the secondary classes, ICSE is generally believed to have a vaster syllabus in comparison to CBSE. Still, the demand for ICSE is always there due to its focus on English as a teaching language. We hence bring to you the best ICSE schools in Noida (and also Greater Noida) to help you decide.
The ICSE affiliated schools are only few in Noida and Greater Noida. The list of best ICSE schools in Noida and Greater Noida is provided below in order of their rankings:
- The Shriram Millennium school Sector 135 Noida is one of the best ICSE schools in Noida. The school is the costliest of all with annual fees of around 2.3-2.5 lacs per annum. School is known to have very good all round exposure and it gives the necessary freedom to child during primary school age. The school has been consistently improving its result over the years. Our rating: 9/10
- St Josephs school Sector-Alpha-I Greater Noida is the second highest ranked school in Noida, Greater Noida region. Like TSMS, it has also produced good results in last 2 year board exams. It is however much less costlier in comparison to TSMS. Our rating: 8/10
- Jesus and Mary Convent Delta III Greater Noida. Its a decent school which average result and decent co-curricular and extra curricular exposure. Our rating: 7.5/10
The above ratings are based on parameters like Academics, Safety/Security, Individual attention to child, Parents-Teacher Interaction, Co and Extra curricular activities, Infrastructure and Teacher welfare steps adopted. To arrive to the ratings, we have taken 20% of Academics, 20% of Safety/Security and 20% of Individual attention to child as key parameters for overall ratings. These parameters are given highest weightage based on an online Survey we had run 3 months back. Other than these parameters, 15% of Co-curricular, 10% of Extra-curricular and 5% each of ‘Parents-Teacher Interaction’, ‘Infrastructure’ and ‘Teacher Welfare’ have been considered. Details of parameter wise ratings will follow soon.
The schools were surveyed on following parameters:
- Academics – Defined by principal/headmistress/academic coordinator lineage, average experience level of teachers, criteria for employment.
- Individual attention to child – Defined by Student Teacher Ratio, Parents Feedback.
- Safety/Security – Defined by Safety measures at Gates, CCTVs, Number of Floors, flooring/pool/play area safety, Bus safety standards, Parents Feedback.
- Infrastructure – Defined by facilities/amenities and quality of infra.
- Parents involvement – Defined by PTMs, Number of Events where parents are invited, Parents Feedback.
- Co-curricular -Defined by Intra and Inter school Events conducted, Parents Feedback.
- Extra curricular -Defined by Intra and Inter school Events conducted, Association with Play academies, Play area infra, Parents Feedback.
- Teacher Welfare -Number of holidays for teachers, average working hours, Teacher Welfare Survey feedback.