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
three decades ago, is a residential co-educational school. It comprises of 1250 students,
ranging from age 4(Kindergarten) to age 16(tenth grade), of which 1000 are boarders
and the rest day scholars. The teaching staff consists of approximately 60 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).
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 three’ Holding Houses’ which are meant to facilitate a student’s transition
from junior school (kg to IV) to the middle and senior school.