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  • Private, non-profit, non-religious school with English medium of instruction.
  • Located in Bali village, Pali district, Rajasthan, India.
  • Established in 1992 with 11 students.
  • 2013-2014 academic year: 825 students with 45% girls enrollment.
  • The school offers pre-school classes through class XII (Commerce).
  • Academic Year runs April-March.
  • The school is affiliated with India’s premier educational board – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) since 1997.
  • The teacher student ratio is of 1:30.
  • The school is situated on an eight acre campus featuring playing fields, a children's playground, a basketball court, an outdoor auditorium, a water harvesting system and a forest area in addition to classroom facilities.
  • The school also has five feeder schools for pre-primary and primary classes. These are located at Nana, Bijapur, Lunawa, Mundara and Champabagh, Bali.
  • A remarkable 99% of students have gone on to higher studies and have received a 99% graduation rate which is a stark contrast to the high drop out rates found across the state.
  • Students access the school from various villages across a radius of 45 Kilometers. The school has an efficient transport system, including 4 school buses, which enables access to the school.
  • Volunteers visit the school annually from across India and overseas to contribute time towards the campus, teaching and sharing their experiences with the students.
  • United World College annually sends 2-3 college age volunteers who assist in teaching over a period of 6 months.
  • Putney Student Travel, a US based student work study and travel program, sends approximately 18 American high school students every July to spend one month volunteering at the school.
  • Both Girls Learn International and The Advent School in Boston, MA have American high school classroom partnerships with The Fabindia School.
  • Students from Loomis Chaffee, USA visit the school every alternate year.
  • The school does projects with great schools in India like The Doon School and The Scindia School.
  • There is a Local Management Committee that helps the school meet the aspirations of the community of Bali and adjoining areas.
  • The alumni of the school are today spread far and wide, and even settled overseas.
  • The alumni area working in the private sector, public sector and in government jobs too.
  • In addition to the BAT Board of Trustees, a diverse and talented group of advisory board members are dedicated to creating a visionary school which continues to be a model for high-quality rural education in India.

    Timeline

    • August, 1992: School opens with 11 students
    • 1992-1995 Principal: Mr. Vishnu Kant
    • 1995-2000 Principal: Mrs. Meena Pandey
    • 1997: School obtains CBSE affiliation
    • 2000: John Bissell Scholars Fund established
    • 2000-2006 Principal: Mr. Jayant Biswas
    • 2006-2013 Principal: Mrs. Parinita Ranpal
    • 2007-2008 Academic Year: 582 students
    • 2008-2009 Academic Year: 703 students
    • 2008-2009: Class XI (Commerce) introduced
    • 2009-2010: Class XII (Commerce) introduced
    • 2010: Feeder schools opened in 5 locations
    • 2011-2012: 1000 students
    • 2011: Exchange program with Hotchkiss and Loomis Chaffee, USA
    • 2012: Sandeep Dutt joins BAT as Chairperson
    • 2012: BAT Website setup www.bateducation.com
    • 2013: English Language Lab setup at Bali
    • 2013: Class XI (Science) introduced
    • 2013: Three year Campus Development Plan launched
    • 2013: Feeder Schools were shifted to main campus
    • 2013: Fedena school management software was introduced
    • 2013: Mr Atul Bhatt joins as Manager (Training & Development)
    • 2014-17: Mrs Deepika Tandon
    • 2015: PDP (Professional Development Programme-by Mr. Sandeep Dutt) was introduced for teachers
    • 2015: My Good School Programme by Mr. Sandeep Dutt (Service+ Skill+ Sports+ Study= Education) was introduced for students
    • 2015: Achieved Green School Award
    • 2017: Present Principal: Ms. Rajeshree Shihag

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