Set in the foothills of the Dhaula Dhar Ranges of the Himalayan Mountains and at the altitude of 7,000 feet, Dalhousie is one of the most charming hill resorts in India. Originally founded by the British Army as a retreat for soldiers, it has now grown into a small self - sufficient student township, where in its serene surroundings and crystalline air, young minds flourish. Dalhousie Public School, founded over four decades ago, is a residential co- educational school. It comprises of 1300 students, ranging from age 4(Kindergarten) to age 18(twelfth grade), of which 1000 are boarders and the rest day scholars. The teaching staff consists of approximately 85 trained teachers most of whom live on campus. Both students and teachers are selected from different parts of India and also from other parts of the world thus providing an atmosphere of cultural diversity.
The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE).
The School is divided into ten houses:
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Each house is managed by a House Master who is assisted by a House Captain, a House Prefect and an Assistant Prefect - thus forming a complete structural team. Besides this there are fourí Holding Housesí which are meant to facilitate a studentís transition from junior school (kg to V) to the middle and senior school.
Updated on: [September 19, 2018]