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Lucknow is one of the most educationally developed cities in India. Not only does it have some high profile institutions like IIM and SGPGI, but it also boasts some of the best schools the country has to offer.

One of the things that make Lucknow a prominent centre of education is the abundance of boarding schools. Boarding schools allow children from other cities to take full advantage of Lucknow’s educational institutions while also getting an experience of the hostel life.

In fact, some boarding schools offer such a high degree of education and personal grooming that even Lucknow residents send off their kinds into boarding. So here’s a list of the top boarding schools in Lucknow.

1. La Martiniere College

La Martiniere College

Board? ICSE

Type? All Boys’

There are very few schools in the world that are as prestigious as La Martiniere College, Lucknow. Not only is it the best boys school in Lucknow, but it is also considered by reputable sources like The Times of India as one of the best schools in the country.

La Martiniere has a boarding strength of over 300 students, from classes 3rd to 12th, from every corner of the country, and this number keeps increasing with each passing year. If you’re looking for an all-boys ICSE boarding school in Lucknow then you couldn’t wish for a better option.

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2. La Martiniere Girls’ College

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Board? ICSE

Type? All Girls’

The sister school of La Martiniere College, the name isn’t the only thing both of these institutions have in common. La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow is also consistently ranked as one of the best schools in the country and is definitely the best All girls’ ICSE boarding school that Lucknow has to offer.

The boarding house at La Martiniere Girls’ celebrates diversity and right now there are over 200 girls living in its dormitories.

Interested in applying to La Martiniere Girls’ College? Click here.

3. Jagran Public School

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Board? CBSE

Type? Co-education

A school that has built an extremely good reputation for itself as one of the best boarding schools in Lucknow, Jagran Public School is quite popular outside the city limits as well. JPS has been attracting students from all the major cities of UP and neighbouring states which has made it a major centre of education for North India.

Admissions Open at JPS. Apply Now!

4. Lucknow Public School, Vinamra Khand

Lucknow Public School - Uniform Application

Board? CBSE

Type? Co-ed

Part of one of the biggest chains in Lucknow, LPS Vinamra Khand, is one the best schools in the city. It has been gaining a lot of popularity among the wider education community of Lucknow and has been attracting students from all parts of UP who are seeking a high standard of education.

Being a part of the larger LPS group, this school provides students exposure to a huge number of academic and cultural events.

Interested in applying to LPS, Vinamra Khand? Click here.

5. The Avadh School

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Board? CBSE

Type? Co-ed

One of the top 4 emerging schools in Lucknow, The Avadh School is hastily becoming a favourite among parents of students who are looking to get their children into a major school in Lucknow. Its location in Gomti Nagar makes it very accessible for students to get exposure to the big city which lets them get a taste of life in a major capital city of India.

Admissions Open at The Avadh School. Apply Now!

6. The Millennium School, Sitapur Road

The Millennium School, Sitapur Road

Board? CBSE

Type? Co-ed

The Millennium Schools are considered by many as some of the most elite schools in India. Its Sitapur campus has revolutionary infrastructure that is equipped with Educomp smart classes to help its student make the most of their studies.

These facilities attract students from far off areas, and for these students, The Millennium School has full-fledged hostels which are well-equipped to handle all of their needs.

Interested in applying to The Millennium School, Sitapur Road? Click here.

7. Isabella Thoburn Intermediate College

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Board? UP Board

Type? All Girls’

Isabella Thoburn Intermediate College, popularly known as IT College, is one of those legendary schools that almost every family in Lucknow knows about. Being one of the most prestigious all girls’ intermediate schools in the country, it has an all-girls’ hostel where female students from all over the country stay while attending their classes.

Interested in applying to Isabella Thoburn? Click here.

8. Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Public School

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Board? CBSE

Type? Co-ed

With 4 boys’ and 1 girls’ hostel, Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Public School houses over 400 residential students which is the highest number for any school in Lucknow. Such a large number of residential students has resulted in Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Public School being recognized a premier destination for students from various parts of the state.

Interested in applying to Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Public School? Click here.

With the recent status of a metropolitan city, Lucknow is set to become the go-to city for parents to send their child to. With this list we hope to help you find the best boarding school in Lucknow for your child.

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Hey, thanks for such an informative blog. It was a great experience to know about the growing culture of boarding schools in India. Btw, I am teaching at a boarding school in Dehradun as an English teacher and so far it’s great working there.