The Fabindia Schools - moving from good to great!

  • Private, non-profit, non-religious school with English medium of instruction.
  • Located in Bali village, Pali district, Rajasthan, India.
  • Established in 1992 with 11 students.
  • 20011-2012 academic year: nearly 1000 students with 40% girls enrollment.
  • The school offers pre-school classes through class XII (Commerce).
  • Academic Year runs April-March.
  • The school is affiliated with India’s premier educational board – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) since 1997.
  • The teacher student ratio is of 1:30.
  • The school is situated on an eight acre campus featuring playing fields, a children's playground, a basketball court, an outdoor auditorium, a water harvesting system and a forest area in addition to classroom facilities.
  • The school also has five feeder schools for pre-primary and primary classes. These are located at Nana, Bijapur, Lunawa, Mundara and Champabagh, Bali.
  • A remarkable 99% of students have gone on to higher studies and have received a 99% graduation rate which is a stark contrast to the high drop out rates found across the state. (Based on figures for past academic years 2002-2007)
  • Students access the school from various villages across a radius of 45 Kilometers. The school has an efficient transport system, including 4 school buses, which enables access to the school.
  • Volunteers visit the school annually from across India and overseas to contribute time towards the campus, teaching and sharing their experiences with the students.
  • United World College annually sends 2-3 college age volunteers who assist in teaching over a period of 6 months.
  • Putney Student Travel, a US based student work study and travel program, sends approximately 18 American high school students every July to spend one month volunteering at the school.
  • Both Girls Learn International and The Advent School in Boston, MA have American high school classroom partnerships with The Fabindia School.

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