Published: 10th November 2020
Schools in Kerala shine in the EducationWorld India School Rankings 2020-21
Kendriya, Vidyalaya, Pattom, in Thiruvananthapuram and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chennithala in Alappuzha have bagged the top all-India ranks among government schools and government boarding schools
Kendriya, Vidyalaya, Pattom, in Thiruvananthapuram and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chennithala in Alappuzha have bagged the top all-India ranks among government schools and government boarding schools respectively at the 14th annual EducationWorld India School Rankings (EWISR) 2020-21. Last year, too VK Pattom had bagged the all-India No. 1 spot.
Two other schools from the state - GVHSS for Girls, Nadakkavu, Kozhikode (Rank 3) and Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 2, Naval Base, Cochin (Rank 6) - also found a place among the all-India top 10 spots in the government school category. In the government boarding schools category, the other schools from the state that figured in the top 10 all-India ranks were: Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Chendayad, Kannur (Rank 7) and Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Neriamangalam, Ernakulam, (Rank: No. 9). Pallikoodam School, Kottayam improved its position from ninth to fourth rank this year in the all-India ranking for Day-cum-Boarding schools. In the Special Needs Schools category, Dare School (Srishti Welfare Centre), Munnar bagged the all-India 12th rank.
The Survey constituted a sample respondent database of 11,368 individuals including school principals, teachers, educationists, fees-paying parents in SEC (socio-economic category) 'A', and senior school students in 28 major cities and education hubs across India. The sample respondents were persuaded to rate India's most well-known 2,000 primary-secondary schools on 14 parameters* of education excellence. To rate and rank the best government and private budget schools, parents in SEC 'B', 'C' and 'D' categories were also interviewed.