Army Public School, Kolkata was started in April 1994 under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) to answer the scholastic needs of the children of the Army personnel. This co-educational school is at present affiliated to C.B.S.E. and provides an all round development of the student’s personality. Besides encouraging academic excellence, students are stimulated to develop their creative talents. The ultimate aim is to mould and groom the students into socially aware, morally upright and worthy citizens of India.
Army Public School Kolkata has won the Ist prize for ‘Cultural Program’ and for ‘March Past’ in 61st Republic Day celebration at Red Road. Anup Singh of 9th A has also won the 1st prize for being the best contingent command. The governor Shri N. K. Narayanan had taken the salute on this prestigious occasion.
Army public school is primarily catering towards the education of the children of army personnel. No ward of in-service army personnel coming on transfer to Kolkata is denied admission, subject to the stipulation laid down by C.B.S.E for classes XI and XII. The strength of civilian students in classes I to X will not exceed 20%of the total strength.
However, this rate may be increased for classes XI and XII. students applying for admission with a valid record and transfer certificate from other army schools will not have to appear for admission test. All other students will have to appear for an admission test. Parents willing to withdraw their ward from the school must apply for a transfer certificate on a prescribed form available at the school office on a payment of a fee of Rs.10/- and a one month notice period in advance.
Army Public School Kolkata invites applications for admission of civilian students in classes I to IX for academic year 2010-2011. Limited seats are available. Registration will be done from 08 Feb 2010 to 20 Feb 2010 daily (10:00 to 12:30 hrs) at school office.
The school provides well-maintained and state-of-the-art laboratories.
The school is equipped with the senior and junior library to cater to the needs of the students as well as teachers. The library provides extensive reading and reference materials as listed below:
The school library has 10,137 books.
29 magazines, periodicals and newspapers
106 educational cd’s
The two state-of-the-art computer laboratories are availed both by the students and the teachers.
Students learn concepts and theorems through various 3d and 2d objects, abacus, geoboard and other mathematical apparatus and equipments.
This laboratory caters to the growing needs of the students of the humanities stream.