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Best Schools in Gurgaon (Gurugram) 2023 3.6

by SchoolWiser Last Updated 26-Jun-23

Gurgaon (Gurugram) is home to many top schools. A combination of CBSE, ICSE and International schools have consistently ranked among top 10 best schools in Gurugram. See admission information, parent reviews and ratings for Gurgaon’s best schools for the year 2023.

Gurgaon (Gurugram) schools at a glance:

Boards offered: CBSE, ICSE/ISC, IB, CAIE
Entry Age: 3+ / 3.5+ years for Nursery
Entry Grade: Pre-Nursery / Nursery
Average Yearly Fees: Rs. 1,60,000

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Best 20 schools in Gurgaon (Gurugram)

  • Gurgaon Best Schools Ranking 2023

    School ranking among other factors such as distance, academic record, infrastructure, teacher quality have been influencing many parents when searching for best schools in Gurgaon for their child. Some of the players such as HT Top Schools Survey, Education World and Times School Survey have published rankings at different frequencies. The reliability of rankings in general gets constantly questioned since most follow a ‘perception-based’ element where sample respondents rate several ‘participating’ schools across different parameters even if they do not have ‘first-hand experience’ with the schools they rate. You can find more detailed analysis of the top Schools in Gurgaon Ranking 2023 in our blog section.

  • Ratings for schools in Gurgaon

    SchoolWiser ratings of 2023 Best Gurgaon Schools is based SchoolWiser users’ experience with the schools their children attend as indicated by them. Users associate a rating on a 5-point scale based on their opinion of the first-hand experience with a school. Users also rate different dimensions of a school such as academics, co-curriculars, value for money, infrastructure and administration. The ratings are based on opinions and experiences of the individual reviewers and not that of SchoolWiser. School ratings are intended only to provide a quick reference on Gurgaon schools and we do not claim for the ratings to be complete, accurate or reliable.

  • Gurgaon (Gurugram) School Parent Reviews

    When looking for a top school in Gurgaon, fellow parent reviews plays an important part. Whether it is collecting reviews from other moms in the neighborhood or exploring reviews online, most parents today like validation on their choices. A good review from an existing parent of a school can indeed provide much valuable insight to an admission seeking parents. We encourage our users to review Gurgaon schools that their children have attended in order to provide a window to prospective parent into what the school does well and what it can further improve on. Parents are advised to use the themes in reviews as areas to investigate further and exercise their best judgement on relying on any particular review as at the end of the day it is the subjective opinion of a particular user.

  • Best School in Gurgaon for your Child

    SchoolWiser since its inception has been preaching that parents should move away from the herd mentality to school selection of “Best School” or “Top School” based on some ranking. Instead, it is extremely important for parents to invest time to understand the needs of their child and their own circumstances, beliefs & value system so they are able to select the Right School in Gurgaon for ‘their’ child. The objective of analysing published Gurugram’s Top School rankings and exploring available Gurugram school reviews and ratings should be to get different perspectives in an attempt to understand schools a little bit better. Choosing the best Gurgaon school for your child should be based on your specific needs. Decide what "your" non-negotiable factor(s) are before shortlisting schools – affordability / distance / pedagogy / academic results / co-curricular laurels / location / infrastructure / reputation / student diversity / stability of establishment are some common ones. We typically recommend parents to look beyond fancy infrastructure, marketing talk or any rankings, but into the things that will actually matter like distance/safe location, academics/co-curricular engagement, quality of personnel / teachers and their interest in education, curriculum/delivery pedagogy and most importantly long term affordability (5-10 years view). Don’t go for the “best school” in Gurgaon, go for Gurgaon’s best school “for your child”!

  • Nursery Admissions in Gurgaon

    Gurgaon parents are fortunate to have a wide variety of schools to choose from for nursery admissions. 3.5 years as on 31-Mar of the year of admission is the minimum age criteria for a child to be eligible for admission in majority of Gurugram’s best schools, though a handful of schools do accept children at 3 years as well. Gurgaon’s Nursery admissions season starts around August of the preceding year in some schools and goes on till session beginning in April in most other CBSE schools. Most International schools follow rolling admissions with primary intakes around January and June-Aug. In recent times, many day schools in Gurgaon have also started offering pre-nursery as an entry grade into the school. You can look up age criteria and entry grades on SchoolWiser for most schools for convenience, though we strongly recommend that parents check the same with individual schools to be sure.

  • Gurgaon (Gurugram) School Admissions

    No specific pattern is followed for non-nursery primary to senior school admissions in Gurgaon’s top schools. It is best for parents to do their research and reach-out to shortlisted Gurugram schools to check availability of seats. An admission test is conducted for the child by most schools esp. for middle and senior grade admissions. Schools follow varying levels of selectivity based on test results. Given the abundance of schools in Gurugram, school admissions is generally not an issue and based on what we hear from parents, they mostly do get admission within their top 5 Gurugram school choices.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about schools in Gurgaon (Gurugram)

  • Which are some of the top Gurgaon CBSE schools?

    Delhi Public School, DAV Public School and Salwan Public School are some of the popular CBSE schools in Gurgaon for parents looking for academic excellence. See the full list: Gurgaon Top CBSE Schools

  • What are some of the best International schools in Gurgaon?

    Pathways World School, Amity Global School and The Shri Ram School Moulsari are some of the popular schools for parents looking for an International school in Gurgaon. See the full list: International Schools in Gurgaon

  • Which school education boards / curriculums are available in Gurgaon?

    CBSE followed by International Baccalaureate and ICSE/ISC are the most popular school education boards in Gurgaon. See the full list: Education Boards

  • What is the admission fees in Gurgaon Schools?

    The average school fees for the admission year is approximately Rs. 2,41,000. This includes one-time admission charges and refundable security deposits. See fees for specific schools: Search Gurgaon School Fees

  • Which are the most affordable school in Gurgaon?

    Salwan Public School, Euro International and Lions Public School are some economical schools for parents looking for budget school options. Use the fee range filter to see the full list.

  • Which are some of the top schools near DLF Phase 4?

    A few of the most popular schools near DLF Phase 4 are The Shri Ram School Aravali, Suncity School and Shalom Hills International School. See the full list: Schools near Gurugram DLF Phase 4

  • What are some of the best schools near Sohna Road?

    Some of the popular schools near Sohna Road are GD Goenka Public School, St. Xaviers High School and Amity International School. See the full list: Sohna Road Schools

  • Is there an entrance exam for seeking admission?

    Yes, most schools have an entrance exam for primary to senior grades that your child will need to undertake before a final admission offer is made by a school. Pre-primary grades such as Nursery do not have entrance tests.

  • Which are the best IB schools in Gurgaon?

    Pathways World School, Lancers International School & DPS International Edge are some of the popular schools for parents looking for the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. See the full list at: Gurgaon’s IB Schools

  • Which are some popular school localities in Gurgaon?

    Golf Course Extension Road, Sohna Road, Sector 50, Sector 57 and DLF Phase 4 are popular neighbourhoods with many schools around.

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