Most expats send their children either to general private schools or international schools. Private schools are generally a bit more affordable and will give your child more of an opportunity to mingle with local students. However, there is a lot more pressure to succeed (and compete) in this type of environment, and academics are often stressed to the point where little room is left for extra-curricular activities.

Some of the general private schools popular with expats in Delhi are:

Sanskriti School (Chanakya Puri) Established by the Civil Services Society, Sanskriti School is affiliated to the CBSE Board. Classes are offered from nursery to +2 level. [Phone: 26883335, 26883336] http://www.sanskritischool.com

Delhi Public School (RK Puram) Founded in 1972, is one of the most prestigious schools in India. It is affiliated to CBSE Board. [Phone: 26171267, 26174235, 26199804] http://www.dpsrkp.net

Modern School (Barakhamba Road) was established in 1920, it offers quality education and all-round development of students. It is affiliated to CBSE Board. [Phone: 23311618/19/20] http://www.modernschool.net

Springdales (Dhaula Kuan, Kirti Nagar, Pusa Road) has three full-fledged campuses at prime locations in New Delhi. It is affiliated to CBSE Board. [Phone: 25743248 (Pusa Road), 24116657 (Dhaula Kuan), 25937213 (Kirti Nagar)] http://springdales.com

The Mother’s International School (Aurobindo Marg) is offers 10+2 Scheme of Education and is affiliated to CBSE Board. [Phone: 26964140] http://www.themis.in

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