Shri Shikshayatan School

Shri Shikshayatan School

Shri Shikshayatan School is a girls high school established in Kolkata, affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ).This was started as a small school called Marwari Balika Vidyalaya in 1920 to provide quality education at reasonable rates to girl students, with classes only upto to 6th standard. It was slowly and progressively emerged to Shri Shikshayatan School in 1954. The school has grown in all dimensions and emerged as one of the best CBSE schools in kolkata. 

Their prime motto is stated in a sanskrit phrase “ Tamaso ma jyotirgamaya “  which means “ From darkness to light ”. This school was established with a vision to provide value based education to students which helps in in handling the global challenges they may face in the future. Its mission is to provide sophisticated education to every girl student by using modern technology.

Infrastructure constitutes well maintained swimming pool, laboratory and computers for students of class 6th to 12th, Auditorium that can hold nearly 800 students and well equipped library. The whole school is monitored by CCTV with 20 cameras.


The main objective is to provide every girl student the opportunity to

  • Acquire habits of reflection, curiosity, self-discipline and independence.
  • Cultivate respect and openness in the face of cultural, religious and linguistic diversity.
  • Achieve success in both academic and cultural activities.


Contact Information:

Address: Shri Shikshayatan School. Lord Sinha road, Kolkata, 700071.

Tel. no. : 033-22821450 / 22824060

Fax: 033-22826350




School Name Shri Shikshayatan School
Address 11,Lord Sinha Road,Kolkata-71 Calcutta West Bengal 700071 India
Head/Principal Mrs.Indrani Ganguly (M.A,B.Ed, Fulbright,Ms)
Status Senior Secondary
Phone Number 033-22827752,03322821776
School Type Independent
CBSE Affiliation Type Provisional
CBSE Affiliation Period 1/4/2014 To 31/ 3/ 2017
Founded In 1954
Fax Number (033) 22826350
Email shrishikshayatan (dot) sbose (at) gmail (dot) com
Opening Date 1/3/1954 12:00:00 Am
School Trust Shikshayatan Foundation
School Category Girls
Total Classrooms 85
Land Area Meters: 7284.34152Acres: 1.8Built-up Area: 200000Ground Area: 20000
Students Nursery-LKG: 670I-V: 1444VI-VIII: 798IX-X: 599XI-XII: 560
Nearest Railway Station Howrah (In Kilometres: 5)
Nearest Police Station Howrahshakespeare Sarani (In Kilometres: 1)
Nearest Bank Andhra Bank (In Kilometres: 1)
Swimming Pool
Indoor Games
Dance Rooms
Music Rooms
Health Check-up