Auckland House School, Shimla in India’s Top Rated Schools list

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Shimla: Prestigious institution, Auckland House School has been rated among India’s Top Schools in the Day, International & Residency category in a survey carried out by a Mumbai based publishing agency.

Auckland House School, Shimla

Besides the Shimla based Auckland House School, other schools given the top A+++ rating by surveying agency Mainline Media are Daly College, Indore; Delhi Public School, RK Puram Delhi; KIIT International School, Bhubaneswar; Kodaikanal International School, Kodaikanal; Lawrence School Sanawar; Loyola Public School, Guntur; Mayo College Girls School, Ajmer; Oakridge International Schools at Visakhapatnam, Mohali, Hyderabad and Bangalore;  Rishi Valley School, Chittoor; Sherwood College, Nainital; St Paul’s School, Darjeeling; Taurian World School, Ranchi; The Cambridge School, Calcutta; The Cambridge School, Guwahati; The Doon School, Dehradun; The Shri Ram School, Delhi/Gurgaon; Welham Boys School, Dehradun and Welham Girls School, Dehradun.

The Top Schools are rated based on a perception survey conducted among the public and the academicians who were asked to select and rate the top schools of their region on the basis of academic, reputation, infrastructure provision, faculty and brand value, the surveying agency has claimed.

Old structure of Auckland House School

Auckland House School happens to be one of the oldest residential schools for girls in the country that was started by Rev JB.d’ Aguilar in the Shimla in 1864.

The school first came up in 1866 at Holly Lodge on Jakhu Hill. Presently Holly Lodge happens to be the private resident of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh.

In 1968 1868 the Auckland House estate was bought and the school was shifted to the current premises on November 6, 1869. The school is named after Lord Auckland, the then Governor General of India.

Editor-Reporter with Hill Post, Ravinder Makhaik as a journalist has for over two decades worked for India’s leading newspapers and television networks.

31 Comments

  • Divya Chauhan says:

    I was and will always be soo Proud to be an Auckyite <3 <3

  • Bhadranand says:

    <3 AHS…so proud to be an Auckyite

  • Shivani basnet says:

    Proud of my alma mater. Altiora Peto, a
    Ways. We deserve this honor. 🙂

  • neeta says:

    Does anyone know Purnima Chauhan??

  • poonam chauhan says:

    The beautiful picture of my alma mater with the dazzling snowline for a backdrop took my breath away,I was back to the happiest years of my life Congrats to Mrs John for taking the school to great heights and academic excellence not to undermine the hard work of the Aukites

  • poonam chauhan says:

    a small error ,the year mentioned about the buying of the present property is not1968

  • Divya says:

    Could anyone give me details of admissions and of the fee-structure for Nursery – Day-Scholar students.
    Thank you.

  • Poonam SHarma says:

    This is indeed a wonderful news. ALtiora Peto.

  • Patchamon says:

    Congratulations , i’m Glad to have my daughter has part of the school.

  • Angela says:

    i will always be proud to be an auckiyite.We seek higher thing ALTIORA PETO.:)

  • APARNA CHAUHAN says:

    I WANT TO ADMIT IN SCHOOL IN STD 7TH

  • Chanchal Thakur says:

    i want my daughter who is just two years old to be a part of this prestigious institution in coming future.

  • Daksha Varshani Patel says:

    Very proud to be a part of this great institution

  • Dr Garima Pathania says:

    Proud to be an Auckyite! <3
    It fills my heart with great pride to read this article about my alma mater. Being a defence kid, i changed around 8-9 schools, but the 7years spent here in Auckland gave me a rock solid foundation, something that has carried me to the present status with unwavering confidence!
    Cheers to Auckland House! Altiora Peto!

  • Dr ARCHANA CHAUHAN says:

    Proud to b auckyite:-) 🙂

  • anaida says:

    i am so glad. proud to be an auckyite.:):):)

  • nitika kanojia says:

    I NITIKA proud ba an AUKITE…..
    I want to take addmission back to the school….

  • Sheetal Sharma 2000 BATCH says:

    IT WAS THE BEST TIME OF OUR LIFE,WHICH HAVE PASSED BUT THE MEMORIES ARE EVER FRESH IN OUR MINDS.WISH THAT SOME HOW THOSE DAYS COULD COME BACK AGAIN.ALL WHAT WE HAVE LEARNT FROM THE SCHOOL THE VALUES GIVEN TO US ARE BEING PUT IN EVERY DAY AND MAKING NOT ONLY OUR LIFE BETTER BUT ALSO THE OTHERS. IM AND ALWAYS WII BE PROUD OF BEING AN AUCKITE. ALTIORA PETO.

  • Aastha. Goyal says:

    Proud to be an Auckyite!!

  • Aastha. Goyal says:

    The life prescribes its previous journey with the passage of time n I’ll remember it through Auckland who made me base who made me…….. Proud to be a part of it

  • shally ghaiee nayyar says:

    I’m proud to be an auckyiete.mrs Hakim,mrs goldsmith,miss atkins,sis ramchandra,mrs dawar,mr n mrs macdonald,mrs netram cannot be forgotten.

    • Sonia Randhawa says:

      Wow…so nice to read about our mentors…those teachers names will remain as fresh as yesterday in my memories.

  • manner singh says:

    I want to admit my daughter in class 7

  • Cherry says:

    I m proud to b an ex-Aukyite…i m fortunate enough to b a part of this school…mrs.Rita wilson,mrs.sadana,mrs.malhotra,mrs.dhawan were some of the best teachers of my time..

  • DR.AJAY RAJA says:

    I am proud that my daughter ABHAVYA RAJA is a student of this prestigious school.

  • Tina Aggarwal says:

    I want my daughter who is 6yrs to enter this school n want to know how to enter this institution.

  • guest says:

    firstly Auckland is a co-ed institution dont ever think it is only for girls -_-
    secondly there are only 2 girls schools in shimla which are Loreto Convent Tara Hall and Convent of Jesus and Mary, Chelsea so stop being blind and open your eyes because Auckland House School suckssss….xxPP

  • DR ARCHANA CHAUHAN says:

    Auckland is not co-educational school ,there is a separate girls wings and a boys wing .No doubt there are many girl schools in shimla but if you are looking for top finishing school for your kids then you must consider the best….AUCKLAND HOUSE SCHOOL

  • Pankaj kumar says:

    I am willing to took admission my children in class L.k.G and class1

  • Anil jamwal says:

    Suggest gud school for my daughters please in shimla

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