V. M. Public School


Established 1963 An Institution of Zuleikhabai V. M. Gany Rangoonwala Trust



The School Philosophy:
"Education for All"
The vision behind the V. M. Public School is to provide quality education to the under privileged masses of the society.

The School's History:
The V. M. Public School was established in 1963 by the founder of the Trust, Late M. A. Rangoonwala, with classes from Montessori to Matric.
It is an English medium, co-educational institution with an enrollment of more than 700 students. The School has achieved remarkable growth and has became a leading educational facility in Karachi. The V. M. Public School was nationalized in 1973 and its medium of instruction was changed. In 1984, it was again privatized and since then the ZVMG Rangoonwala Trust is committed to provide the highest quality of education for all its students. The fee is Rs.700/- per month per student which is further supported by generous scholarships given to the students by the Rangoonwala Trust.


The School's Mission:
V. M. Public School aims to develop students into well educated, highly skilled individuals who are dynamic, innovative, self assured, self-reliant and eager to learn. VMPS's aim to nurture its students by making them aware of their environment while respecting tradition. We want our students with a sound code of ethics, to embrace and show the willingness to contribute and sacrifice for the family, community and the country.
In order to achieve our mission objectives. Our teachers at V.M. Public School are well-read, qualified, highly skilled in communication techniques and computer literate. They have to be innovative and aware of developments in education, seeing themselves as life long learners, our teachers provide a learning environment that is supportive to students giving them flexibility to explore and examine ideas. All teachers must be good citizens, sincere, responsible, helpful and a sense of social responsibility should be important to them.


The School's Curriculum:
   
All subjects prescribed by the Board of Secondary Education are taught in English except for Urdu and Islamiat. Special arrangements have been made for the teaching of Holy Quran.
   
Sports is an integral part of the school day. Cricket, throw ball, Table Tennis, Badminton and other games are played. The school even has its own band. Students display their musical talents during the morning assembly, and various national and community occasions.
   
Each class goes on an educational field trip every year. The entire cost of these excursions are borne by the school.
   
All subjects prescribed by the Board of Secondary Education are taught in English except for Urdu and Islamiat. Special arrangements have been made for the teaching of Holy Quran.


The School's Faculty:
The Principal, Ms. Zia Halai has been associated with the field of education for the last 30 years. The Principal has two co-ordinators to help her supervise the Primary and Secondary sections. The school has 40 teachers and a support staff of 12 assistants working under them.
To impart quality education, the number of students per class never exceeds 30. The teacher student ratio is 17:1.



The School's Campus:
The school campus is spread over an area of 5762 Sq. Yards. The original building houses the Secondary section, Pre-Primary section,
a Large auditorium, a computer room, laboratory and the administrative block.
Recently a four storied M.A. Rangoonwala Primary School building has been added.
It is an ideal school campus with spacious, well lit, and the class rooms are large.
The furniture is designed according to the age level of the students.


The Incentive & Awards:
The top three students in each class are awarded a prize on the day of their final examination results. The students who secure the highest marks in SSC Board examinations in Arts and Science are awarded the M. A. Rangoonwala Gold Medal along with a Cash prize. Every year a teacher from each section - Pre-Primary, Primary, Middle and Secondary for their devotion and dedication to teaching awarded a "Teacher of the Year" trophy. Prizes are also given to students who win the various Inter House competition like English & Urdu debates, Naat & Qirat.


The School Board:
The school is overseen by a three member School Board chaired by Mr. Tariq Rangoonwala. The other two members are Mr. Saeed A. B. Mirza, Director- Rangoonwala Community Centre, and Ms. Zia Halai, Principal V. M. Public School.
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