6 October, 2016
Don Bosco received back to back awards over the last month for its excellence in academics, sports, activities and facilities on the campus. One of India’s leading Education portals – Education News exhibited the Education World’s India school rankings 2016 where once again, Don Bosco High School, Matunga was among the top ten in India’s Best Boys Day Schools. Here’s an excerpt from ‘Education World’, September 2016 issue:
“This year’s higher #8 national ranking and #3 in Mumbai is a proud milestone for Don Bosco, Matunga. Our compliments to EducationWorld for educating the public about the importance of holistic education. The survey’s 14 parameters of education excellence go well beyond academics. I believe our focus on holistic education and vigorous sports education programmes have helped us rise in this year’s league table,” says Fr. Bernard Fernandes, Principal of the Maharashtra state board-affiliated school (estb.1928) which boasts Union minister for power, coal, new and renewable energy Piyush Goyal, former cricket stars Ravi Shastri and Faroukh Engineer, and Bollywood actors Shashi Kapoor and Akshay Kumar among its alumni.
The Hindustan Times survey 2016 once again featured Don Bosco High School, Matunga in the Top Schools in Mumbai – 6th among Best schools in (Mumbai) City’s East. In its description of the award, HT writes about the UNIQUE FEATURES of the school: ‘The school has facilities for a number of indoor and outdoor sports and has been awarded the best school in sports by the Mumbai School Sports Association (MSSA). The cyber library offers the students and teachers an array of books and periodicals along with an ‘Education Through Computers’ programme.’ The school received highest ratings for: Social engagement, sports, infrastructure and facilities. The Principal, Fr. Bernard Fernandes, is quoted as saying “The facilities offered on the campus are some of the features that make the school stand out among the crowd.”