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Andrew's High (H.S.) School

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Type  Government school
Campus  Selimpur, Kolkata
Founded  2 February 1952
Established  2 February 1952
Phone  033 2473 5438
Andrew's High (H.S.) School
Location  Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Address  33, Gariahat Road South, Dhakuria, Kolkata, West Bengal 700031
Similar  Mahadevi Birla World Academy, Ashok Hall Girls' Higher S, Garden High School, Modern High School F, South Point School

The Andrew's High (H.S.) School was established in India in 1952 by a handful of educationists under the banner of "Andrew's Education Society".

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History

Andrew's High (H.S.) School is a co-educational institute with English as the medium of instruction. It started as a primary school but, with demands gradually increasing, classes were shifted to 33 Gariahat Road(S), Kolkata. The school received its affiliation as a High School in 1957 and was upgraded as a Higher Secondary School in 1961 with all three streams i.e., Arts, Commerce and Science.

The school observed its golden jubilee celebration in 2002. February 2 is observed as the foundation day of the school. Andrew's High (H.S.) School is a co-educational institute with English as the medium of instruction and it follows the syllabus and curriculum of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education and the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.

Academic

The school has primary, secondary and higher secondary branches.

Affiliations

The primary section of the School is run by a private body whereas the secondary and higher secondary sections are Government aided. The secondary branch of the school is affiliated to the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, while the Higher Secondary Branch is affiliated to the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education.

Location

The school is located at 33 Gariahat Road (S), Kolkata 700031.

Notable alumni

Alumni are named "Andrewzians".

  • Sharad Kapoor - actor
  • Sabyasachi Chakrabarty - actor
  • Anindya Bose - singer, composer, lyricist
  • Arin Paul - film maker
  • Pradeep Sarkar - Film Director (Parineeta) 1971 batch.
  • Formation of Alumni Association

    After a long and continuous efforts by some alumni the Official Alumni Association of the school known as Andrew's Alumni Association was formed in the Year 2012.

    References

    Andrew's High (H.S.) School Wikipedia


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