Know About Our School
Dagshai Public School (DPS), established in 1957, is a leading, well established, English-medium, co-educational residential school affiliated to The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) for ICSE (10th grade) and ISC (12th grade for Commerce and Humanities streams).
The School situated on a hill top, at a height of 6000 ft., has a large campus of over 25 acres. The campus with its amazing view is green, pleasant, calm and pollution free. It is situated off the national highway 30 kms from Kalka. The nearest railway stations are Kumarhatti and Dharampur.
The Managing Board of Dagshai Public School is constituted by the Atam Science Trust and consists of eminent and talented persons from diverse fields. The School faculty comprises of a dedicated, experienced and deeply passionate group of educationists. With their efforts, the school has progressed year after year producing the best of ICSE/ISC results in class X & XII. Dagshai Public School has created a name for itself in the field of extra-curricular activities securing leading positions in nation-wide competitions and sporting events.
Subject of study for ICSE students:
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Mathematics, Science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics), History, Geography Commercial Studies, Physical Education, Art and Craft, Music, Socially Useful Productive Work, Moral Science/Divinity and Computer Science are taught by well qualified and experienced academic staff.
Subjects of study for ISC students:
The school started ISC classes in 2016 and with Commerce and Humanities. The subjects taught are- English, Hindi, Punjabi, Commerce, Accounts, Economics, Maths, Physical Education, History, Geography & Political Science.
Dagshai Public School boasts of state-of the art teaching facilities and support provided to students:
All secondary classes in Dagshai Public School are interactive classrooms with smart boards, networked computers and projectors.
The aim of computer education in the school is to get the children acquainted with the latest in computer technology. The school has installed a very powerful, highly technical, computer laboratory.
Tests and Examinations:
Children are tested regularly and continuously for their academic progress, Class-work, Home-work, Class-tests, Projects, etc. The report cards are given to the parents four times a year to apprise them of the academic proficiency and progress of the child.
Parents are constantly encouraged and are provided with opportunities to interact with the teachers and to assist and share in the progress of their children.
For students of ICSE & ISC, a winter coaching camp of about a month is held to clear any doubts, revise their syllabus and prepare them for Board exams.
Dagshai Public School focuses on the holistic development of students and offers a plethora of extra-curricular activities to facilitate this:
- Eloquence in expressions through public speaking, declamation , debate, rhetoric, narrative, creative writing and elocution is honed to inculcate to build up self confidence in each child
- Dramatics, mimicry, mimes, oratory choreography are regular features in the school calendar.
- Vocal and instrumental music, in light and classical form, art and painting are offered as options in a variety of our hobby groups.
- Every year students are taken on an educational trip to various parts of the country.
- Culinary art, needle-craft, origamy, gardening and socially useful productive work form an integral part of our extra- curricular activities.
Our variegated school ‘Products’, an energetic bunch of thriving, resourceful, successful, affluent and well-placed alumni are the constant pride of our school, that spark off resplendent flames of recognition and acclaim in the highly competitive outside world. They consist of MPs/MLAs, Army Officers, Police Officers, Film Directors, Judges, Lawyers, Doctors, Educationists & successful businessmen who are settled in India & abroad. List of some of our Shining Stars doing well in society is as under: