Top 10 CBSE Schools in Chennai

CBSE Schools in Chennai:

             Chennai is one the top most metro cities of India which is very famous for its education system and most popular schools. This city has many top most Schools which are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of New Delhi. Right from the start of the education, parents are in a dilemma to choose the best board of education. However, it is very important to decide the best board of education since this choice will make a difference in a child’s growing knowledge and exposure towards the outside world.

In accordance to that, CBSE board is the best board of education system in India which follows a national curriculum along the subject matters. This board conducts two examination such as All India Secondary School Examination (AISSE for Class X) and All India Senior School Certificate Examination (AISSCE for Class XII).

Below are the lists of Top 10 CBSE Schools in Chennai.

They are:

  1. The Schram Academy
  2. Chettinad VidyashramTop 10 CBSE Schools in Chennai
  3. DAV Boys Senior Secondary School
  4. DAV Girls Senior Secondary School
  5. National Public School
  6. Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School
  7. B.O.A School and Junior College
  8. Kendira Vidyalaya IIT
  9. Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School
  10. Kendira Vidyalaya Gill Nagar

Let’s check the schools in detail

  • The Schram Academy:

The Schram Academy one of the Top CBSE Schools in Chennai is an independent co-educational school which enrolls Indian and International Students in the Grade K-12.

This CBSE school in Chennai was established on the academic year 2000 and consists of total strength of 3338  students and 175 staff members operating in five campuses of Schram Academy.

The five campuses are

  • The park road campus
  • Nolumbur campus
  • Irungattukottai campus
  • Maduravoyal campus
  • Ayanampakkam campus

The park road campus offers classes from kinder garden to grade 2.

Nolumbar campus offers classes from pre-school to grade 7

Irungattukottai campus offers classes from preschool to grade 8

Maduravoyal campus offers classes from preschool to grade 12

Ayyanampakkam campus offers from preschool to class IX. IGCSE syllabus is followed in this campus.

Schram Academy Maduravoyal campus is one among the top most CBSE schools in Chennai.

Co-curricular activities:

                Students are provided special space to develop their talents and skills by making them to participate in many co-curricular activities such as swimming, roller skating, arts, dramatics, music, sports, games, physical education and so on. The campus consists of wide variety of facilities such as spacious classrooms, large libraries, sports infrastructure, and transportation facilities and so on.

Parents and guardians who are seeking admission in this school for their children must register their child’s details no later than January for the academic year beginning in April.

They must fill the registration form and submit it after filling it with clear and correct details along with the photocopies of the original certificates such as transfer certificate, mark sheets, etc., during the admission.

Classes: Classes offered from kinder garden to Class XII

Official Website:

Email id: [email protected]

Official Address:

The Schram Academy,


Chennai-600 095

Phone number: 044-65687463

  • Chettinad Vidyashram:

This Top rated CBSE School in Chennai is a long cherished dream of Mrs. Meena Muthiah who tried to establish a best school combining the virtues of art and culture. This school follows CBSE curriculum in three language formulas. English is the first and foremost language for all classes. Hindi, Tamil, Sanskrit, German, French, Telugu are the different ranges of languages that a student can choose as second and third language.The school engages the students in various co-curricular activities such as games, swimming, indoor sports, etc.,

It has wide ranges of facilities such as large and spacious classrooms, smart classrooms, Audio video rooms, resource rooms, labs for every subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology and computer science, clinic and emergency medical facilities, canteen and dining area, etc.,

The CBSE school in Chennai has an annual magazine called as “Vision” in which school events, festivals, achievements are mentioned for that academic year.

Classes: Classes offered from kinder garden to Class XII

Official Website:

Email id: [email protected]

Official Address:

Rajah Annamalaipuram,

Chennai- 600 028

Tamil Nadu

Phone number: 044-24938040/044-24933722

  • DAV Boys Senior Secondary School:

This school is noted for its high results in CBSE XII examination. The magazines such as Outlook and Education World have rated it as the Best CBSE School in Tamil Nadu.

CBSE curriculum is followed right from the Class VI. Each class has strength of 40 students. Till class 10, the major subjects which are covered are science, social science, mathematics and English, and any language as per their choice (Tamil, Sanskrit and Hindi). Till class 8, students can choose any of the options among computer science, wood work, art or electrical gadgets as a compulsory Third Language subject. This school has a long history in producing excellent records in CBSE X and XII board examinations.

This CBSE School in Chennai has a total strength of 2750 boys at present. This school has achieved 100% pass results consistently in CBSE board examinations.

Classes: It offers classes from Class I to Class XII

Official Website:

Email id: [email protected]

Official Address:

D.A.V Senior Secondary School,

212213, Lloyds road, Gopalapuram,

Chennai- 600086

Tamil Nadu

Phone number: 044-26242340

  • DAV Girls higher secondary School:

This is one of the Top 10 CBSE schools in Chennai and was founded in the year 1970 which is affiliated with Central Board of Secondary education CBSE, New Delhi. At present this school has strength of 3000 students and 140 teaching and non-teaching staffs. This school offers classes from Class 1 to class 12. This school has excellent infrastructure with highly qualified and experienced teaching staffs.

               This school has constantly achieved best performance in the CBSE board examinations such as AISSE (Class X) and AISSCE (Class XII) with many scoring centum in Mathematics, Physics and other subjects. On the academic year of 2006 and 2007, D.A.V girls senior secondary school secured topper positions in all over Chennai in the CBSE X examination.

For many recent academic years there are number of students secure centum (in CBSE AISSE for class X) in various subjects.

Classes: Classes offered from Class I to Class XII

Official Website:

Email id: [email protected]

Official Address:

181, Avvai Shanugam Road,


Chennai- 600086

Tamil Nadu

  • National Public School:

                     This school is one the premier CBSE schools in Chennai which is located at the heart of the city Gopalpuram. This CBSE school had constantly marked its creditable success in the CBSE X and CBSE XII board examinations. The admission is open to all categories of students irrespective of caste, creed and religion. However, the students or parents must check the official notification of the registration form availability and duly fill all the required details genuinely and clearly. After this, the students have to take up a written test according to which the final selection is done.

The major subjects which are offered for the classes XI and XII are:

Group 1: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, C++

Group 2: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Group 3: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics

Group 4: Mathematics, Business studies, Accountancy and Economics

Group 5: Informatics Practices, Economics, Business studies and Accountancy

Core Language: English which is compulsory

There are many facilities offered within the school campus like spacious and ventilated class rooms, computer labs, science lab for Physics and Chemistry, Math lab, Library and Auditorium.

       Classes: This school offers class I to class XII

       Official Website:

       Email id: [email protected]

       Official Address:

       National Public School,

       228, Avvai Shanmugam Road, Gopalapuram,

       Chennai- 600 086

       Tamil Nadu

       Phone number: 044-28351973


  • Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School:

               This school initially began as ladies club in the year 1956 which was later formed into a school and formerly opened on 1960. This top rated CBSE school in Chennai turned to be a co-educational school in the year 1978. To make learning as an easy and interesting one, examinations are not conducted for the students who are in the primary stage of classes. Later, students of secondary level and senior secondary level are trained to take examination in an interesting way so that they would not feel it as a stress. Proper coaching is given for the students of Class X and Class XII for the CBSE AISSE (Class X) examination and CBSE AISSCE (Class XII) examination.

The school conducts many special events such as sports day, investiture ceremony, project day commerce club, arts club, interact club, environment club, heritage club, volley ball and basket ball club and so on to develop the co-curricular activities among the students. This school maintains high faculty ration which is 1:21, thus every student is given special attention.

       Classes: Classes offered from Lower kinder garden to Class XII

       Official Website:

       Email id: [email protected], [email protected]

       Official Address:

       Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School,

       124, Royapettah High Road,


       Chennai- 600 004

       Phone number: 044-24981078/044-24980834


  • B.O.A School and Junior College:

This is one of the Best CBSE schools in Chennai run by the SBIOA Education trust of State Bank of India Officer’s Association in Anna Nagar Western Extension, Chennai. This school was established in the year 1979 to cater the education requirements of the students irrespective of creed, sex, religion and caste.

Later the trust formed three schools in Chennai and one each at Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore and Kochi. At present, almost 30,000 students are studying in all over seven branches and around 1500 teaching and non-teaching staffs are employed through this trust. At present this school consists of total strength of 9960 children and 333 teaching staffs from LKG to class XII. The school follows CBSE syllabus and English is the compulsory and core subject for all classes. Students can choose the second language among the options Tamil, French and Hindi. Hindi and Tamil can also be chosen as a third language for the classes 6 to 8.

The groups which are offered for the class XI are:

           Group 1A: Math, Physics, chemistry, biology

           Group 1B: Math, Physics, chemistry, Computer science

           Group 1C: Physics, chemistry, Biology and Core language

           Group 1D: Math, Physics, chemistry, Biotechnology

           Group 2A: Math, Accountancy, Business studies, Economics

           Group 2B: Accountancy, Business Studies, Economics and Core language

           Core language: Tamil, French and Hindi

In addition to this, the school also conducts special classes, guest lectures, night study facilities, summer coaching camps, literary clubs in order to promote and encourage the students of SBOA. The facilities that are provided within the campus are smart classrooms with Educomp smart class, biology labs, biotechnology labs, multimedia labs, indoor auditoriums, junior science labs, health centers, staff canteen and student canteen, badminton court, basket ball court, play ground for kids, etc.,

This school has also won many national and international championships in karate, aquatics and basket ball.

       Class: It offers classes from LKG to Class XII

       Official Website:

       Email id: [email protected]

       Official Address:

       18, School Road, Anna nagar western Extension,


       Tamil Nadu- 600 101

       Phone number: 044-26151145

  • Kendira Vidyala, IIT:

This is a co-education Day School which is affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) board, New Delhi. This school which was established in the year 1964 has total strength of 1,586 students and 64 staffs respectively. This school has bilingual medium of instruction with an aim to achieve proficiency in English and Hindi. Sanskrit is also taught from Class V to Class IX.

The CBSE school promotes extracurricular activities by allowing students to participate in national, state level sports competitions, other games, etc. It provides indoor coaching for various sports such as volley ball, basket ball, kho-kho, cricket and various other sports. The school consists of several facilities and amenities such as 34 spacious classrooms, library, laboratory for chemistry, physics and computer science subjects, junior level labs, auditorium with LCD projectors, resource room, Audio video room, tennis court, volley ball court, basket ball court and so on.

       Classes: Classes offered from Class I to Class XII

       Official Website:

       Email id: [email protected]

       Official Address:

       Kendira Vidyalaya,

       IIT Campus,

       Chennai-600 036

       Phone number: 044-22570907


  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School:

This school was established in the year 1983 and it is a co-educational English medium day school which sticks to a motto “Knowledge is structured in consciousness”. This is a huge network of schools which is founded by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and it is established in 16 Indian states. It has 148 branches in 118 cities of India with a total of 80000 to 100000 students studying in all the branches. There are 5,500 teaching and non-teaching staffs in this network.

It has well ventilated spacious class rooms, large library with huge collections of books, resource room, audio video room, transportation, canteen facilities, etc., It promotes students to take part in co curricular activities such as meditation, yoga, Pranayama, bharatha natyam, carnatic music, karate, sports and games. The school also conducts club activities such as quiz club, science and technology club, media club, awareness club, integrity club, DNA club, etc.,

       Classes: It offers classes from Pre-kinder garden to Class XII.          

       Official Website:

       Email id: [email protected]

       Official Address:

       Maharishi Vidya Mandir,

       No.28, Maharishi Gardens,

       Dr.Gurusamy road,


       Chennai- 600 031

       Phone number: 044-26427088


  • Kendira Vidyalaya, Gill Nagar:

Kendira Vidyalaya Gill nagar was started in 1965 and run by Kendira Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) in New Delhi. The students of Kendira Vidyala Gill Nagar have proved consistent records in the CBSE board examinations in these many years. Also, most of the students from this school have successfully got admission in the top most institutes of India like IITs, NITs, BITS Pilani, etc.,

It has facilities such as 22 classrooms, 3 science labs, 2 computer labs, huge library with large collections of books, transportation facilities, canteen facilities, resource rooms, audio video rooms, playgrounds for sports and separate courts for the games volley ball, basket ball, foot ball, etc., Parents or guardians have to check with the school for any official announcement regarding the admission process. However, they have to buy the application form and fill it with correct and clear details and submit it to the respective school office. The students are selected for admission through the entrance exam which is conducted to test the student’s mental ability.

       Classes: Classes offered from Class I to Class XII

       Official Website:

       Email Id: [email protected]

       Official Address:

       Kendira Vidyalaya Gill Nagar,

       Shanmuganar salai,

       Gill nagar,


      Phone number: 044-23742317

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