Learning Ashram

The Hyderabad Public School

The Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet [HPS(B)] is a pioneer in education. It has a sprawling, picturesque area of land [originally consisting of 150 acres but less now due to the acquisition by the Government for road widening, new roads, storm water drainage, airport runway etc.] with a clear, little stream called Kalvalaire.

Education at HPS is a blend of modern educational pedagogy with traditional values imparted in heritage buildings. Students reflect this multi dimensional culture & tradition. One can see a strong bond between the Student & Teacher, and Student & School. HPS focuses on all-round development of the student with equal importance accorded to Academics & Activities.

The School which originally had five students and six teachers in 1923 has grown in strength and today has 2800 students and -- teachers on rolls. It has an excellent library, well equipped modern laboratories, Art and Craft rooms, Carpentry, Book-binding, Music and dance sections, computer labs, audio-visual rooms [primary and senior], NCC, excellent sports facilities, infirmary, and a bank [SBI]. Apart from these, HPS encourages and provides opportunities for its students to learn Rock Climbing, Horse Riding, Martial Arts, Modern Dance, playing the Violin, Guitar, Tabla and Keyboard, Clay modelling, Calligraphy and Yoga. It makes its students aware of the environment through the Nature Club and Gardening. HPS helps the curious unravel the mysteries of space through the Space Club activities.

HPS students, down the years, have been high profile achievers in different walks of life like Engineering, Medicine, Law, Software Industry, Management, Business, Defence Services. Many have risen high in the national and international political skies - Ambassadors to various nations, Members of Parliament, Members of the AP Legislative Assembly and other State Legislatures besides a member in the House of Lords among the HPS fraternity. They prove the poet Iqbal's lines about the eagle given above.