Hyderabad - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the availability of international schools? What has been your general experience with them, if any?

There is a good school that everyone seems to like, but I don't have personal experience with it. - Apr 2024

Yes, international schools are around, but we didn’t have kids. - Jan 2023

We used New York Academy for pre-K and had a great experience. It is located in Jubilee Hills, close to where we lived. The main international school is in the suburbs, closer to where the new consulate will be. - Dec 2020

There is one international school that most seem content with. - Jul 2020

We have loved our experience with the International School of Hyderabad. They have been wonderful as we have worked through some challenges with one of our children, caring and invested in our child's well being and development. - Jan 2019

INCREDIBLE International School of Hyderabad! It's the only North American accredited school in Hyderabad, is K-12 (with full IB HS program), wonderful arts-drama-music programs, full sports program and modern large campus. The school faculty is very communicative and the school surpasses even many US schools on technology used. Check out the Real School Report section for more info. Also, noted that post hasn't updated info on the school in several years, so contact the school for accurate information. The website is www.ishyd.org. - Nov 2017

None of the schools in Hyderabad are vetted by the State Department. Basically, there is one choice as far as international education. The International School of Hyderabad is located on the International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) campus, outside Hyderabad, which is 60-90 minute commute on the school bus each way. The school offers an IB program. It has been OK for elementary school; we supplement with private tutoring. High school may not be the greatest and gender ratio may come into play. Although far from being a real International School as far as organization and management, it is the best choice for Westerners. - Sep 2016

While there are several reputable "international" schools, none are accredited by the Department of State. Consulate kids, none of whom are in high school, attend the International School of Hyderabad, which is located on the International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) campus. The school is located outside Hyderabad, which I understand is a 45-minute commute for most kids. - Jan 2015

There are a number of international schools available and most parents seem pleased with the quality, at least at the primary level. The high schools also seem pretty good but definitely do your research on any accreditation issues. - Nov 2014

I think most are fairly happy with pre-school; the American school is about an hour away. No experience with these. - Jul 2014

There is an international school that many expats send their children to, elementary through high school ages. My daughter is in preschool so I have not had experience with it. - Feb 2012

Some like the school, some hate it. There are many changes going on - talk to parents with kids the same age. - Jan 2011

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