The Emerald Heights International School

Salient Features

The Emerald Heights was founded with a mission to provide the country’s youth with an opportunity to acquire an all-round education. Today, it is one of the landmark schools in Central India, owing to the relentless efforts of its founder and her competent team. The Emerald Heights endorses a holistic education model where each child has a unique identity and self-esteem, which is valued and promoted. A high quality educational environment has the greatest positive effect on the life of a student. We attempt to create an ethos of space, freedom, care and security for our students where they are nurtured to expand their horizon and grow. The intention of the school is to awaken the intelligence and the generosity of spirit in students so that they are able to meet an increasingly complex world without losing their identity. The cultivation of a global outlook, a love for nature and a concern for humanity are all intrinsic parts of our educational goal.

Campus: The Emerald Heights International School is spread over 97 acres of lush green locale. The architecture reflects a vibrant mix of modern and heritage style with all the latest facilities.

Location: The school is situated in Indore, which is one the fastest growing cities in the country and is connected to all other major cities. Indore is an educational hub with renowned institutes like IIT and IIM.

Academic Infrastructure: The school has laboratories for Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer, Geography, Quizzing, Language and Grooming. A highly developed resource center, international and national career counseling and guidance center, MUN center, smart classrooms, central library, mini auditorium and lecture halls.

Sports and Co-curricular Infrastructure: Six deco turf tennis courts, six squash courts, six basketball courts, 10 meters 22 lanes automated indoor shooting range and recent addition is 50 and 25 meters indoor shooting range (only school in India to have indoor shooting range of this size), nine badminton courts, three soccer grounds, two cricket grounds, skating rink, roller hockey, six volleyball courts, table tennis hall with twenty five tables, half the Olympic size swimming pool, two hockey fields, four netball courts, throwball, yoga studio, judo, taekwondo, gymnasium, 400 meters running track, adventure park (one of its’ kind in Asia). NCC, dance and music rooms, art and craft studio and sculptor studio.

Personalized Learning: We create a difference by our personalised approach towards teaching methods. At the Emerald Heights we emphasize on PERSONALISED LEARNING which is possible when there is an education system in which assessment, curriculum, teaching style and out-of-hours provision are all designed to discover and nurture the unique talents of every child.

Laboratories: Each student has a different learning style, so to promote effective learning, we have introduced various innovative skill development laboratories. This kind of learning involves actions, reflexes, collaboration, learner’s responsibility and an active engagement of visual and auditory facilities.

Internationalism: Through various intercultural student and teacher exchange programs, MUN and Round Square conferences our children discover a new perspective of life. Our programs offer an exposure to the global avenues, thereby offering an opportunity to unearth the culture of other countries.

Community Service: Through various community service projects our children develop a generous disposition, nurture ethical and moral values. It makes the children sensitive to the needs of the not so privileged community.

Educational Tours: These are organised every year during the summer break and are optional. While organising these tours, the kind of educational exposure given to students is kept in mind.

Faculty: The staff is highly qualified and experienced in their field and is committed to making the learning experience of every student a rewarding one. Well versed in pedagogical aspects of learning with an active participation in international education system, they are proficient in activity based teaching that helps in classroom management.

Leadership: Every year the student council is appointed and the prefects are given different responsibilities to enhance their leadership skills. The school conducts various inter house competitions throughout the year to ensure that children get opportunities to participate and exhibit their talent.

Advance Placement (AP) Curriculum: The school has audited its courses according to the AP curriculum and students can give the AP exams in May every year. The AP curriculum is especially offered for students who would like to pursue their under graduation abroad. By taking the AP exams, the students gain college credits for universities in USA/Canada. We are the first open AP Test Administration Center in the Central India.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT): The school conducts SAT examinations throughout the year as per the norms set by the College Board. Preliminary SAT (PSAT) is offered to our students starting from Grade-VIII, which grooms the students significantly by the time they appear for SAT.

 

Career Guidance: The school runs a state-of-the-art career counseling and guidance cell which helps the students in gaining an insight into different career options. We host various foreign and Indian universities over the year.

Boarding Facility: The school has two separate air-cooled residential houses for girls and boys. The houses are well equipped with amenities to make our residential students comfortable. These include television and study rooms, table tennis and billiards facilities. The residential houses are managed by highly qualified and experienced wardens. The evening tutorials and classes are looked after by the teaching staff.