SUPPORTED BY THE SUCCESS OF THE SCHOOLS AT PATNA, THE MANAGEMENT VENTURED TO OPEN A BRANCH AT McCLUSKIEGUNJ, DISTRICT RANCHI, NOW IN JHARKHAND IN APRIL 1997.
Don Bosco Academy, Ranchi , a Co-Educational School, Managed by the Don Bosco Anglo Indian Educational Society, is Permanently affiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi since April 2000 to conduct the ICSE (Year-10) examinations-Affiliation Code - JH062/2004, for Classes I to 10. It is also recognized as a Minority Institution by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions, Govt. of India vide F.No:574/2007-24976 dated 16th January 2008.
McCluskiegunj is located on the Barkakhana loop line of the Indian Railways. This school is located in the beautiful and scenic Chotanagpur hills. The excellent temperate climate in summer and chilled winter, fresh surroundings, plenty of vegetation, fresh air and the notable absence of any pollution makes it an ideal location for an educational institution.
CAMPUS AND CURRICULUM :
Don Bosco Academy functions from its own campuses covering an area of 3.8 acres. The school functions from two campuses. The main school - middle and senior sections function in its own buildings on a 2.3 acre plot while the junior section functions in a building on a seperate 1.5 acre plot. The school has good facilities and is equipped with state of the art science laboratories(Physics, Chemistry & Biology), computer laboratory and library, as well adequate number of State of the Art Smart Classrooms, facilities for all sports/games & athletics. All forms of Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular activities are actively encouraged. This school regularly publishes it's School Magazine -"GLIMPSES" and it has become a showcase for the talents of its Staff and Students.
In order to help the local community, this school popularised the concept of " HOME-HOSTELS" at McCluskiegunj. Residents who own large properties with bungalows were encouraged to open hostels for those students coming from far off places. To date there are over 40 such hostels existing and housing over 800 students.The school has saved McCluskiegunj from becoming a GHOST TOWN. The economic life of McCluskiegunj has prospered since the Don Bosco Academy started functioning at McCluskiegunj, besides providing high quality education to all. Over 1200 children are today studying at Don Bosco Academy, McCluskiegunj from all over Bihar, Jharkhand, UP, Orissa and also West Bengal.
Both in the Academic sphere and on the Playing field, our boys and girls have excelled themselves. They have brought fame to the school and honour to themselves. All the activities and efforts of the staff and students are recorded in the school magazine -"GLIMPSES", which is published regularly and it has become a showcase for the talents of its Staff and Students.
At Don Bosco Academy the centre of attention is the boy and the girl. The schools have been established only for their education , their moral, intellectual, disciplinary and physical formation. Our schools are centres of learning - it adapts the needs of young boys and girls with its curriculum and programmes. Don Bosco Academy aims at academic excellence developing each student's intellectual abilities, self discipline integrity, initiative and accuracy.
THE FACULTY :
Well qualified, dedicated and progressive staff have been appointed and an excellent Teacher-Student ratio is maintained. Winning & Cutting Edge Teaching methodology is encouraged amongst all the faculty. They strive to be progressive in their outlook by constantly changing their techniques of teaching, self-assessment and always endeavouring to keep the system in alignment with present day demands and pressures that the student has to contend with. This institution conducts regular counselling sessions with the students of Std IX to X with an aim in removing doubts and providing necessary information for choice of streams/courses/careers.
5.Science (Physics ,Chemistry and Biology)
7.History, Geography And Civics
10.S.U.P.W (socially useful and productive work)
13. Drawing and Singing