Nepal has an amazing list of top 10 schools in Nepal that one can possibly go to. From different boards to different backgrounds to different fee ranges. Depending on the facilities a student gets and of course brand name and quality of education, fees can be higher and lower.

The struggle of choosing from all of the rest is so damn real. Honestly, it’s impossible!! So to narrow it down, if you want to have the best facilities, quality of education, and best school for a student, here are the top ten schools in Nepal.

Top school of Nepal listed according to the performance on SEE Result for continuously three years of the time period. These are the top school in Nepal which has 100% pass results on the SEE examination (School Leaving Certificate Examination) for three years. School Leaving Certificate Examination is also called the career gate for students and it is a gateway for further studies in Nepal.

There is a very big role in a primary school in the overall development of your child. The school acts as a strong base for your child’s future. Schooling shapes your child’s behavior and manners. Above that, it prepares children for higher studies and good schooling has a deep impact on the personality of a kid. If you have small kids at home, there are few best Preschools and Kindergartens in Nepal.

Therefore, it is very important that you as a parent choose the right school for your child. With the increasing population, there is a need for more schools in Nepal and yes there are many around the country. Out of many Nepal schools in and outside the valley, I am listing some of the best schools in the country.

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List of Best schools in Nepal

  • Budanilkanta Boarding School is located at Budanilkanta, Kathmandu
  • Nitingel International Secondary is located at Kupondol, Lalitpur
  • Everest English Boarding School is located at Morang
  • Learning Realam International (RLI) School is located in Kalanki, Kathmandu
  • Gandaki Boarding School (GBS) is located at Lamachaur, Pokhara
  • Valley View English Boarding School is located at Baneshwor, Kathmandu
  • Dhading Boarding School is located at Dhadingbesi, Dhading
  • Marygold Boarding school located at Bhaktapur
  • Greenwitch Academy is located at Koteshwor, Kathmandu
  • Kavre Higher Secondary Boarding School is located at Banepa, Kavrepalanchowk
  • Bishnu Memorial Boarding School located at Sunsari
  • Rato bangala School located at Patan dhoka, Lalitpur
  • Tulsi Higher secondary boarding school located at Tulsipur, Dang

Do you want to know the best schools in Nepal? You can find more list of the top 19 best schools in Nepal in the image shown below. These schools have 100% pass results for 3 years and are listed on this page.

The top school in Kathmandu can be found on the list above. The list above and below has almost many schools from Kathmandu and Lalitpur.

The top School in Pokhara is Gandaki Boarding school which is located at Lamachar, Pokhara.

The top school in Sunsari is Everest Boarding school.

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Note: This page is updated on the 6th of April 2015.


Budhanilkantha is one of the oldest schools established in Nepal and is located in the capital of the country. It was established in 1972 as a joint venture between the government of Nepal and the government of the United Kingdom.

It is a fully residential English medium co-educational public school that runs from grade 5 to grade 12 that promises quality education with no discrimination in equality and unity. Even it is one of the oldest schools in Nepal.

It still got its perfect harmony between vintage and modern buildings and architecture that covers about 29 hectares of land with has excellent physical facilities of an A+ grade residential school. Students all over the country represent different races, ethnicities, cultures, and socio-economic levels.

The scholarship system is available for about one-third of the total student population to the meritorious and needy students under the government. Not just that it also excels students in leadership and co-curriculum activities and gives equal importance to both physical and academic education.

Location: Narayanthan – Baaghdwar Rd, Budhanilkantha 44600
Contact number: 977-1-4371637, 4370248
Email Address: info[a]

Budhanilkantha School doesn’t even need an introduction. Every year thousands of students apply for the entrance examination but unfortunately only some make it up to the school. The school is located in Kathmandu and is government-owned. It was established in 1972 with joint collaboration of the Government of Nepal and the Government of the UK. Unlike British schools, it is fully handled by Nepali professionals. Budhanilkantha School is the Top school in Kathmandu, Nepal.

For the first twenty years, the school operated with British principals and a few British teachers as well. But later on, it was handed over to Nepali Government and the Nepali faculty has also maintained the goodwill of the school. The school is still ranked as one of the best schools in Nepal.

It has a total of seventy-five faculty members and one hundred fifty-five support staff. The school is managed under a Public Trust where the Ministry of Education is the main trustee. Budanilkantha is a perfect example of a good government-owned school. The students of Budhanilkantha have also always maintained the standard will all fronts.


Two times awarded best School of Nepal is located in Kathmandu with over 4000 students and amazing results every year. Established in 1981, by founder Principal B.R. Pokharel.

This institution runs from grade nursery to grade 12 that accommodates lower-secondary level SLC and Higher-Secondary level HSEB qualifications to the students and guides its alumni to a college education. It has good architecture with amazing facilities such as a cafeteria, transportation, hostel, a good size classroom, both indoor and outdoor games for students, and an excellent study environment with top-notch teachers to guide the students.

Location: Minbhawan (Near Bagmati Bridge), Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone Number: 44622715, 4622073
Email: info[a]


Established in 1966, a tribute to one of the greatest renowned figures of Nepali literature, Bhanubhakta Acharya. This is a co-educational English medium school that runs from nursery to class 12. This school follows the modern method of teaching that includes smart class and CCTV cameras.

They also have excellent facilities such as a boy’s hostel, a science laboratory for practical classes, three computer labs, a judo hall, a multipurpose Astrid Hall, a Music hall, and a Smart Class hall. It is known as one of the biggest private schools in Nepal with over 2200 students and nearly 150 teachers who provide both educational and physical education and facilities.

Location: Bhanubhakta memorial Sadak, Kathmandu.
Phone Number: 01-4435144


This school is located in the most beautiful breathtaking location in Dhulikhel. A non-profit school owned and operated by Kathmandu University which was founded and established in 1998 under Kathmandu University Preparatory School.

The school runs from grade 1 to grade 12 and also has an A-level program that is under the University of Cambridge International Examination. They claim to have a different variant of efficiently teaching methodologies which is stimulating and interactive.
Location: Chaukot, Kavre, Nepal
Contact Number: 011-490561, 011-685694
Email: kuhs[at]


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Established on 11th June 1966 located at Lamachaur in Pokhara valley. It is a non-profit institution that is owned by the Nepal Government and used to be run by an agreement and in collaboration with the United Mission to Nepal.

It is a co-educational English Medium school that runs from class 4 to class 12 with a scholarship system provided to the student. The school promises Knowledge Character and Service.

Location: Lamachaur Pokhara-16
Phone Number:+977-061-440414
Email: gandakiboarding[at]

Gandaki Boarding School termed GBS is one of the best schools in not just the western region but all over Nepal. GBS has built its own reputation with excellency. GBS was established under the joint collaboration of the Ministry of Education and the United Mission to Nepal (UMN) in 1966.UMN is the prior manager and supporter of the school.

At present, it runs under the Public education Trust chaired by the Regional Education director of the western development region. It is also the best example of a Government-owned school.

It is situated in Pokhara and with years of goodwill has established itself as the finest institution in Nepal. Every year there is tough competition among students to get admission to the reputed school and that’s why only the best reach p to GBS. Those best students also add to the integrity and reputation of the School.

To sum up, GBS is one of the best choices for your child. It may be tough to ace the exams but again nothing is tough if you have dedication and passion.

GBS Class 4 Entrance Exam Notice [Paying/Scholarship]

A leading school of Nepal listed in the Top 10 Schools in Nepal, GBS (Gandaki Boarding School) has announced an entrance exam notice for class 4 students. GBS scholarship for class 4 students is announced. Along with it, GBS has announced a full-paying entrance examination for class 4 students.

GBS Entrance Exam notice Class 4

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GBS scholarship exam notice

GBS Fee-paying entrance exam for class 4 is going to be held on Chaitra 3 (17 March 2020).
GBS Scholarship entrance exam for class 4 was held on 6 Magh (20 January 2020).

Gandaki Boarding School, located in Lamachaur, is one of the most popular schools in Nepal.


Rato Bangala is a co-educational English medium day school that is established in 1992, located in Lalitpur, Nepal. They promise to make learning meaningful and relevant. It has an innovative method of teaching and promises an excellent quality of education. This is said to be one of the best prestigious schools in Nepal.

The school strongly believes that academic education is as important as physical, social, and emotional growth that trains the student to be confident and emphasizes cooperative action, social service, and critical thinking by recognizing the individual strengths and aptitudes.
Location: Patan Dhoka, Lalitpur
Phone Number: 5534318, 5542045, 5522614, 5547620


Little Angel’s School is a private English medium school established in 1981 located in Hattiban, Lalitpur. It is one of the biggest and most prestigious schools in the country. The school runs from grade one to +2, also A-levels are also available.

This school is divided into wings that are located in different locations. The primary wing is located at Jhamsikhel, whereas, the main campus in Hattiban includes up to high school and post-secondary levels. There are more than 4600students, including A-level students, Little Angel’s College, and Little Angels College of Management, total students have estimated over 6400 students and above 700 teachers.

The school has really amazing facilities such as 120 transportation school buses, basketball courts, a food ground, two lawn tennis courts, two volleyball courts, and playgrounds in each block. They promise a good quality of education with a school motto that states. One goal, one mission. Our children, our nation.

Location: Hattiban, Lalitpur
Phone Number: +977-1-5251111
Email: info[at]

Little Angels’ School is another very well-known school in Nepal. Many schools in Nepal run under the affiliation of Little Angels school. And the little Angels school in itself is a very big name. Established by pioneer names in fields of education and other faculties Little Angels is definitely the vested school for your angel. It was established in 1981 and has earned a good reputation since then.

Little Angels school is also one of the largest private schools in the country. Well known for its academic excellence and nurturing environment, Little angels school is only becoming better.


Established on 24 February 1975 in a tribute to late Majesty Birendra Bir Bikram Shah it is now also known as Education Day in Nepal. This school runs from grade 1 to 12, with an exceptional quality of education and facility. It is divided into three divisions.

The residential facility is also available in Gyanodaya for students inside or outside the Kathmandu valley. Students over 350 study in this residential school that is located in Bungamati, Khokana with amazing facilities available to the student playgrounds, auditorium, IT access, audio-visual aids, science laboratory, and a library. It has a team to attend to the health needs of the hostel inmates.

The higher secondary school is located in Sanepa where they teach three mainstream Science, Humanities, and Management. Lastly, there is Gyanodaya College which teaches BBS (bachelor level) that is affiliated with Tribhuvan University.
Phone Number: 01-5592091
Email: info[a]


A private International Multicultural School in Nepal that was established in 1966 located in Sanepa that has over 40 different nationalities that deliver the English National Curriculum with the full-time UK recruited staff. This school is really well facilitated and runs from grade 1 to A-levels. The school emphasizes developing healthy and happy, well-rounded individuals who are confident, thoughtful, adaptable, and able to embrace and influence an ever-changing world.

The British school was established by the joint collaboration of the United Kingdom and Nepal in 1966. It then operated as a primary school but now it also runs A levels. The school runs with sixty full-time UK recruited teachers. the majority of staff there including the principal are British so you may fear your child will learn all the British culture. But you can always keep him rooted in Nepali culture and above all your child will get to experience international teaching methodologies and practices. Your child will study the international curriculum along with the national curriculum of Mathematics and English.

There are staff members from fifty countries, This is the perfect example of globalization. Your child will experience diversity and of course, learn a lot. It will be tough for your kid to adapt for some time if he joined later but if he started his early schooling with the British School it will be easy for him. The British School is not definitely the usual school and it will make your child also extraordinary.

Location: Jhamsikhel, Sanepa, Patan
Phone Number: +977-1-5521794, Fax: +977-1-5522012


An independent, non-sectarian, co-educational school with is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Council of International Schools. This school runs from Pre-K to grade 12. They promise a dynamic, engaging, academic curriculum based on inquiry and responsive to the needs of the student. It focuses on cross-disciplinary learning and develops students to be independent, self-aware thinkers processing deep understanding and powerful learning skills. There are high-tech and modern sophisticated methodologies of learning not just academic but co-curriculum activities such as theatre music, fine arts, service learning, technology, physical education, and athletics. It is one of the best multicultural prestigious schools.

Location: Rabi Bhawan, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone Number: +977 1-4270482

Saint Xavier’s School

Saint Xavier’s School is another very big name when it comes to schools. Because of its reputation, it gets applications from thousands of students willing to study in the school. There are so many tuition centers in Kathmandu that solely help students to pass the entrance examination to enter the school. Saint Xavier’s is definitely the best because of its faculty members and its management and also its students. The teaching methodology, environment, and faculty together deliver the best to the students and those students further add to the reputation of the school.

Malpi International School

Malpi International School was started in 1998 A.D. by a group of professionals from different walks of life namely doctors, engineers, architects, business people, industrialists, and educationists. The school is best known for its unique approach to dealing with students. They believe in individualism and treat each child differently as per their needs. I am sure Malpi will groom your child into a responsible adult. Initially started as a primary school Malpi school now has A levels as well. Discipline is the core value of Malpi school and the students also have maintained that reputation since its establishment.

Ullens School

Ullens School was established in 2006 with a partnership with the Bank Street College of Education, New York. The Ullens School is the first IB World School in Nepal that was authorized by the Government of Nepal. It follows the National Curriculum with an international approach. It claims safe and happy learning for all. Being the first IBP school in Nepal Ullens has maintained its reputation. The fee may be quite heavy for your pocket but yes the result could be very good.