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Girls School​


The Girls’ School is the residential area for the girls of classes VIII to XII. They are segregated into four houses and reside in the dormitories house wise.

The Girls’ School has a Senior Mistress at the helm of affairs coordinating the day to day functioning along with a team of four dedicated Housemistress working tirelessly towards the social and

emotional needs of the girls residing in Girls’ School.


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The Junior School is headed by the Master-In-Charge and is housed in a modern building that faces the pristine Nilgiri hills at the entrance and the 150-year-old Corinthian architecture of the Senior School proudly standing the test of time, to its side. The Junior School building comprises both, the academic and the hostel blocks.


The academic block has classrooms for the students of grades 7, 8 and 9. Each class has four sections. The classrooms are well-equipped with the Educomp Smart Class system.


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​​Prep School​

An imposing 1921 building of motor and stone standing tall on a gentle incline with the Big Hill in the backdrop beckoning children from far and wide to come begin their formal education, well that’s Prep School ------‘Home away from Home!’

A child wide eyed with wonder and mixed emotions of excitement and apprehension enters the portals of the Preparatory section to be whisked away by time and routine so quickly that the hours change to days , days to months, and months to years and within the blink of an eyelid it’s time to step out into the Big big world.


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School Information

School Details

Affiliation Details

School Code

Principal Name and


Contact Details

The Lawrence School Lovedale is a fully residential co-educational School. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi and we follow the NCERT curriculum. Year of establishment 1858.


Affiliation Period                         

Affiliation no                                

Affiliation with the Board since    

School Code    


: 1.04.2019 to 31.03.2024

: CBSE/AFF/1930001

: 10.08.1985


: 33110200927

Name of the Principal    


: Mr. Dhavala Venkata Someswara Rao

: M.Sc., B.Ed.,




Contact No                                  

Contact Email Id                         


: The Lawrence School, Lovedale

  Ootacamund, The Nilgiris 

  Tamil Nadu - 643003

+91 423 2442552, 2453300 - Fax: +91 423 2442549



Managing Committee

The school is governed by a Board of Governors, appointed by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, and is managed operationally by the Headmaster, who is an ex officio member of the Board. To view the Managing Committee, click here


Land Area : 700acres
Built up Area : 179236sq.m
Play ground area: 84300sq.m


The School has Football Ground, Cricket Ground/Nets, Badminton Courts, Synthetic Tennis Courts, Squash Courts, Archery Range, Athletics Fields, Hockey Ground, Basketball Courts, Equestrian Ground, Billiards Table, Stables and Swimming Pool.


The School has Kitchen and bakery, Dining halls, Well furnished dormitories, Transport facilities, Laboratories and Mechanised laundry.

Medical Facilities

The School has a 50 bed infirmary with all basic facilities for health support, functions round the clock under the care of a Resident Medical Officer (RMO) / Doctor, Staff Nurses and Medicine dispensing unit with a Pharmacist.

Also, we have two Ambulances.

Student Enrolment- Academic Year 2023 - 2024

Class-wise enrolment of students, Click here

Sample Transfer Certificate: Click here


Declaration on Use of Textbooks: Click here

List of Prescribed Textbooks: Click here


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