Oakridge Newton International School

Although known for its IB curriculum, Oakridge Newton still has to prove its mettle with CBSE. Here’s more about the school.

Oakridge Newton International School was the first ever IB school in Andhra Pradesh (now Telangana) and has been listed among 5 best international schools in India for 3 consecutive years. Spread across a 5-acre campus, the school has been a hub for international students for several years now. It offers a globally diversified learning environment, supported by state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified teachers. The school offers CBSE and IB curricula to students from KG to 12. It has two campuses, one in Gachibowli and the other in Bachupally.

Oakridge Newton Features

  1. CBSE and IB Diploma curriculum
  2. Digital classrooms and learning resource centers
  3. Soccer grounds, tennis courts, amphitheater and swimming pool
  4. Offers international student exchange programs, such as Oakridge’s Columbia Business Program, Oxford summer workshops and Students Global Leadership Program
  5. Educational field trips and specialized adventure camps
  6. Literary weeks, spell bees and dramatics
  7. Film making and photography workshops
  8. Music and visual art classes
  9. Student participation in a lot of community service programs
  10. Career counseling
  11. High emphasis on technological innovation in STEM
  12. Annual fees of about ₹3,50,000 per year

Limitations

  1. Lack of proven track record in CBSE board exams, as compared to other schools
  2. No defined fee structure on school website, only available on enquiry
  3. Lack of information on security infrastructure

Advantages

  1. Reputed IB curriculum
  2. International exposure
  3. Entrepreneurship programs
  4. Great infrastructure
  5. Good location
  6. Community service participation
  7. Many students have successfully gained admissions in top foreign universities like NYU, King’s College and MIT.

Disadvantages

  1. No defined fee structure
  2. No mention of security infrastructure

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