The Key Elements of an Ideal School


“Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” – Oprah Winfrey

Education indeed has the capacity to free a young mind. And whether or not, the children, the nation builders of tomorrow, are receiving the right education or not depends largely on the school they read in. Why we say so is because a school is the second home to children, and this is where they spend most of their time. It is, therefore, of paramount importance that the school a child attends offers enough encouragement and inspiration to move forward, learn, and grow. Now, there are certain aspects that make a school stand apart from the rest of the crowd and make it an institution assisting the young minds in finding the illuminated way leading to future success. Here are some of the elements that experts consider to be essential to credit any school as an ideal one.

Friendly, inspiring teachers

Teachers are known to be the pillars of any educational institution. Students spend most of their time at school interacting with teachers, and they are the ones bequeathed with the task of instilling the thirst for knowledge in every child. Hence, a school must have a pool of veteran, candid, and compassionate teachers who would help the children gain a perspective of the future. Apart from interacting in a friendly manner, teachers must also be the source of inspiration to the little ones. Teachers should be capable of treating every child individually to foster the brighter sides of them. Any school with such supportive and experienced teachers is sure to have an environment needed to be an ideal school.

Advanced infrastructure

Infrastructure is something that no school can do without today. An advanced infrastructural set up is a must these days to keep up with the rest of the world. Hence, for any school to become an ideal educational institution, maintaining a strong infrastructural set up inclusive of smart classes, libraries, computer laboratories, science labs, CCTV surveillance, Wi-Fi connectivity, GPS enabled school transport, etc. is necessary.

Extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities work to energize the mind and the soul. After all, education is not all about grabbing hold of the information laid in the textbooks. It is rather more about sharpening the senses. Music, dance, drama, photography, clubbing, team works, physical activities add up to the riches children gather from their school. Hence, extracurricular activities must be given equal priority as academic excellence in an ideal school.


There is an old saying that a sound mind needs a sound body. Health and fitness are the two indispensable pillars of a strong, agile, and creative mind. An ideal school must have dedicated sports sessions for children to allow their creative spirit to fly high. As we say, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

Focusing on the overall development

An ideal school must boast an environment supportive of the holistic development of the young minds. Every child is different and special in some way or the other. As such, it becomes the responsibility of the school to find out the best possibilities hidden in every child, nurture the same, and make the kids grow into successful and better human beings.  Hence, not merely on academic excellence, but an ideal school must focus on the wholesome growth of children.

We, at Gurukul The School, feel proud to have successfully meeting all the essential criteria of an ideal school, be it in terms of the infrastructure, the quality of teachers, personalized attention, or innovative teaching approaches. Gurukul stands among the top schools of Ghaziabad and is one of the premium schools in the country that aims at bringing about the best in every child. We, at Gurukul, in our years of experience in the education arena, have poured in every effort to refine the teaching-learning process at our school and have come out with the most wonderful outcomes. We have seamless infrastructural facilities and a thorough curriculum involving enough space for extracurricular activities as well. Shaping every child into the potential architect of future India is what the founder of Gurukul has always dreamt of, and it is a matter of pride for us that we have been consistently and successfully working to make that dream a reality. 

Back to all
Copyrights @ All Rights Reserved GURUKUL THE SCHOOL