India Schools : Delhi Public School, R.K.Puram
Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram was chartered in 1972, and stands today as an institution of academic learning, that can be compared with the best in the world. It has gained distinction in the fields of academics, sports and co-curricular activities, and remains firmly committed to the cause of education, in consonance with the emerging needs of the present, wherein the emphasis is not only on the implementation of new innovative concepts and techniques, but also on peer group learning.
The high standards at DPS R.K. Puram are maintained by the use of innovative teaching methods; and a result oriented curriculum and evaluation system. Its academic support services include: Two libraries which cover the entire range of subjects taught at the school, and house approximately 100,000 books in the senior library, and 10,000 books in the junior library, as well as periodicals and titles, including many rare manuals; and 5 reading rooms.
An audio visual hall with a seating capacity of 400 students, which is utilized for lectures, school activities and functions. An air-conditioned Seminar Hall for seminars and workshops, with a seating capacity of 40. A bookshop catering to all the text and stationery requirements of the students. Assignments and regular distribution of self study materials in all subjects. Career Services Center providing counseling and guidance to students and also monitoring their career goals. Counseling Center which helps students to sort out their personal problems and promote their emotional well being.
The school has well qualified teaching staff.
DPS R.K. Puram is a co-educational day-cum-boarding school, with approximately 9,500 students on its rolls, studying in three different campuses at R. K. Puram, East of Kailash and Vasant Vihar.
The School is affiliated with Central Board for Secondary Education, New Delhi. The school prepares its students for AISSC (Class XII) and AISSCE (Class X) examinations.
The fees details can be obtained from school.
Children belonging to every strata of society are given the opportunity to study at the school. Neither does the school discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, caste or creed, in the implementation of its admission policy. Entrance examination & interview are the basis of admission.
The School has a Sports Complex covering an area of 6 acres the largest in any school in the country, with the following facilities:-
- 3 Pools :- 1 Swimming pool , 1 diving and 1 toddlers pool, which are operative throughout the year due to solar heating.
- A shooting range with an international 7 target course
- 1 astro-turf tennis court, 4 Lawn and 1 hard court
- 1 badminton, 1 volley ball and 1 basket ball court
- Tracks for athletics
- Football and hockey fields
- Indoor squash court
- Cricket pitch
- Golf practicing area
- Power gym with 40 health stations
Academic excellence is the keyword of the school, with all its results setting new records and receiving both national and international acclaim.
Extra Curricular Activities
The following clubs function in the school; Photography; Environment Club or the E & I; Dramatics; Community Service; the various Sports Clubs and Music and Dance Clubs.
Activities include instrumental and vocal music, odissi, kathak and folk dances; arts and crafts such as batik, tie and dye, commercial art, leather work, clay modeling, block printing, water and oil painting, typewriting and needlework. The editorial board, under the guidance of a staff member, is responsible for the publication of the annual school magazine. Cultural events are also held regularly during the academic session, in the form of annual presentations by the students, and ‘House’ functions.
Inter-School events provide students with rich opportunities for the expression of their talent. Their constant successes in quizzes, elocutions, debates, essay writing, declamation contests and various symposia, both at the national and international level , have brought distinction and honor to the school.