Best Schools in Chennai


Chennai is graced with a large number of schools that are considered to provide education of a very high standard and quality. Following is a zonal categorization of some of the good schools in Chennai. Right from schools till professional colleges, Chennai has the best of the educational institutions. Best of the schools are scattered across the city following different syllabus like CBSE, ICSE and state boards.

Schools in North Chennai

  • ETPS Matriculation School - The school is located in Ennore Thermal Power Station area. The school has labs for its various subjects. Football is the most popular sport of the students here
  • Don Bosco Higher Secondary School – The school is located in Perambur. The school has done well in terms of results over the years.  Importance is given to moral science and co curricular activities. Movements like NCC, NSS, etc are also available for the students. An Inter school volley ball tournament is conducted every year
  • Jain Vidyaashram – The school is located in Puzhal. It is run by the Jain community. It is a day-cum-boardng school and follows the CBSE syllabus. Individual attention is given to each student. Encouragement is provided to students to participate in inter house and inter school matches
  • Alagappa Schools – It is located in Puraswalkam. The school has one of the best known infrastructures. ‘Better your Best’ is the motto of the school. The school has various clubs and association that help the growth of the students.

Schools in West Chennai

  • Excel Matric Hr. Sec. School – The school, located in Ambattur, is run by the Excel Educational Trust. Each student is expected to participate in at least two out of the six activities provided. In addition to these activities, training is also given in martial arts, music, dance, etc.
  • Chennai Public School – The school is located in Anna Nagar. The lush green campus houses modern buildings with state-of-the-art facilities. CARE (Chennai Public School Academy for Research in Education) conducts e-learning classes for the children.
  • Chinmaya Vidyalaya  - The school is located in Kilpauk. Many rank holders come from this school. Students are given training to be physically fit.
  • The Schram Academy – The school is located in Porur. The school aims at academic, social, physical and emotional development of its students. The school encourages activities like roller skating, swimming, dance and tennis.

Schools in Central Chennai

  • Don Bosco Matriculation Hr. Sec. School – The school is located in Egmore. It aims at giving the community, responsible and compassionate citizens. Many rank holders come from this school. Students are encouraged to take part in activities like NSS, RSP, etc
  • Maharishi Vidyamandir School – The school is located in Nungambakkam. Interschool competitions and exhibitions are conducted in the school annually. Youth Parliament Sessions are conducted here
  • Gill Adarsh Matriculation Higher Secondary School- The school is located in Royapettah. It is run by the Punjab Association. Most students of this school enter some of the best institutions of the country for further education. The school has e-learning technology. NCC, NSS and RSP are also available for the students

Schools in South Chennai

  • Sri Sankara Sr. Sec. School – The school is located in Adyar. It is run by the Oriental Cultural Educational Society. It has various clubs like the literary club, science club, heritage club, etc and also labs for all subjects
  • P S Sr. Secondary School – The school, located in Mylapore, is run by the P S Educational Society. The school believes in offering quality education to the students. The school has many audio visual roomsz and a good lecture hall. It has labs for various subjects and a well equipped library
  • Lords International School – The school is located in Tambaram. The school has received awards like the Best International School award by Education Today. It has the best infrastructure. Creative development play an important part in the school curriculum
  • Sunshine Montessori School – The school is located in Velachery. The school environment is very pleasing. The school has tennis and basket ball courts for the students.


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