The School: Founded in the year 1951 with just a handful of girls, Ashok Hall Girls' Higher Secondary School has blossomed into one of the premier educational institutions of the country. It is the second education institution founded under Ashok hall Group of Schools.
Trusted over 70 years as one of the best CBSE Board-affiliated schools in Kolkata, our school curriculum is designed to help prepare children for opportunities and challenges – both in and out of the classroom.
Ashok Hall Alumni, now placed professionally across the world, bring home stories about how we have been able to guide them and broaden their horizons to venture out into today’s competitive world with confidence.
Our Junior Section (Lower Infant to Class 5) is located on Palm Avenue, and our Senior Section for Classes 6 – 12 is located on AJC Bose Road, Minto Park; both central to the city.
" School to me is the many teachers who challenged and inspired. Mrs R Mukherjee (English) and Mrs S Mazumdar (Economics) were two such towering figures for me. As a lecturer at my university now, I wonder if I would have been as committed to academia had the seeds not been sown in the classroom almost two decades ago."
"In my opinion, mental health speaks to all — and it intersects with other social issues like poverty, class, caste, sexuality, religion, and gender, and how all of this ultimately contributes to an inclusive world. I am working with persons with psychosocial disabilities, having reached out to over 7000 individuals. I am also training in Psychoanalytical Therapy, with the Indian Psychoanalytical Society and have my own practice. I do freelance photography and am raising two children..”
"Mrs Sanyal patiently tolerated my total lack of mathematical reasoning, Mrs Kapoor encouraged my interest in Literature, Mrs Sen instilled an abiding love for History, Mrs. Ali generously indulged digressions in the Political Science class, and Mrs Majumdar who never taught me but was the best 'class teacher' she ever had. It was JG, Mrs Jharna Ganguli, who made bearable the challenging years in high school!"
"Today, while conducting podcast interviews with guests, the podcaster/ writer/ entrepreneur in me reflects on the engaging classroom discussions from class with Ms J Ganguly, this is my instrument helping me churn new ideas for articles, podcasts or workshops that I conduct,”
A book dedicated to the achievements of our trailblazing school alumni
100+ handwritten memoirs from the School Alumni; a sequel.
Poetry, monologues, short stories, articles etc., resurge from students as schools remained under lockdown.Open e-Book
The Nine Avatars of Durga come alive this Navaratri with a digital presentation by our very own school teachers.
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