SAI International School Yet Again Adjudged as the No #1 School in India
SAI International School Bhubaneswar has created a niche and secures the ‘numero uno’ spot again in India in Day-cum-Boarding School category as per EducationWorld India School Rankings (EWISR) 2022-23 in association with C-fore (Centre for Forecasting and Research Pvt. Ltd.) consecutively for the 3rd time in a row. From becoming the No. 1 School in Odisha to the No.1 School in India, the School has indeed made a quantum leap, with its resolute commitment for purposeful education and an unrelenting pursuit for excellence. This makes SAI International School a top-rated school of the country in the category in less than 13 years from establishment, making the achievement indeed historic. The award was received by Shri Vikram Aditya Sahoo a representative of the Founder’s Office and Shri Nilakantha Panigrahi, Director Academics & Sr. Principal, SAI International at Gurgaon. The 14 parameters of education excellence on which SAI International School secured top positions are: academic reputation, competence of faculty, individual attention to students, leadership/management quality, curriculum and pedagogy (hybrid learning readiness), co-curricular education, sports education, community service, parental involvement, teacher welfare and development, value for money, mental and emotional well-being services, infrastructure provision and leadership/management quality. SAI International School has elevated its position from being the No 3 School in India in 2019 to the No 1 School in India for the 3rd time in a row. Alongside SAI International Residential School, Cuttack has maintained its position from last 3 years to be the No.1 Residential School of Odisha by EducationWorld 2022-23. EducationWorld India School Rankings (EWISR) is the largest and most comprehensive survey of top 4,000 primary-secondary schools. The survey is conducted by C-fore, one of the leading survey agencies in India which specializes in election surveys, market research, opinion polls and performance appraisal of educational institutions. The schools were assessed through a robust and comprehensive survey by 118 Field personnel from the C-fore group, who interviewed 11,458 well-informed individuals countrywide. It comprised of socio-economic category ‘A’ parents, principals, teachers, educationists, and senior school students, including 1,599 respondents from Eastern India. Commenting on the achievement, Dr. Silpi Sahoo, Chairperson, SAI international Education Group said, “We are humbled to receive this coveted No.1 School of India Award for the 3rd consecutive year. This colossal achievement of being the No. 1 School in India in the last 3 years has placed Odisha as a leader in the forefront of K-12 education and reinforced the victory of innovation in education. Revolutionizing the educational scenario of Odisha, with innovative approaches to nurture children through value-based and internationally bench marked standards, our Founder Chairman, Late Dr. Bijaya Kumar Sahoo created a model, SAI International for many schools to adopt. The acclaim for the School’s consistent growth and achievement in a decade’s time goes to the esteemed parents, whose conviction, support, and trust has propelled us towards excellence. Simultaneously the perseverance and hard work of the students as well as the dedicated and experienced faculty catapulted the success. This remarkable achievement reaffirms the commitment of the school of consistently creating achievers and justifies its purpose of excellence in education.” The legacy of creating history year on year continued undeterred even this year, as the students and committed teachers at the School worked hand in hand through the online innovative new-age learning platform. The hard work was aptly reflected in the outstanding academic results in their Class X and XII Board examinations. Setting a new milestone in Class X CBSE Board examination 2022, 100% students scored above 60%, 89.9% above 75%, 50.6% of students scored above 90% and 23.1% above 95%, taking the School Average to 89.0%. In Class XII CBSE Board examination 2022, 490 students had appeared for the examination and 100% students secured more than 60%, while 96.5% of students secured more than 75% of marks, 52.9%of students secured more than 90% and 24.7% secured more than 95% which is an achievement in itself. Consistently the School has achieved 100% first division since its 1st batch of students appeared the Class X and XII Board examination, this unbroken saga of success continued even in 2022. The exemplary manifestation of dedication, determination and discipline of the students is evident as they continue to bag top positions in various entrance examinations like National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), IIT-JEE Advanced 2022 and Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2022 etc. This remarkable achievement reaffirms our commitment to be the best.