BD Somani International School

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B.D. Somani International School
BD Somani Logo from official website.jpg
625, G.D. Somani Marg
Cuffe Parade, Mumbai 400005 Coordinates: 18°56′12.53″N 72°49′17″E / 18.9368139°N 72.82139°E / 18.9368139; 72.82139

Mumbai, Maharashtra
Type Private school
Established 2006
Locale Cuffe Parade, Mumbai
Principal, Secondary School Don Gardner
Head Of Primary Zoë L. Hauser
Founder & Director Aradhana Somani
Grades Reception, Kindergarten, Grades 1-12 (Grades 9-10 IGCSE, Grades 11-12 IB)
Number of students 932

B.D. Somani International School is an International Baccalaureate Diploma and IGCSE certified Reception to Grade 12 school in Mumbai, India. It is located in the Cuffe Parade area in South Mumbai.


B.D. Somani was founded in 2006, starting with a two-year International Baccalaureate Diploma Program; in 2008, an IGCSE Program and Primary School were started. It was founded by Aradhana Somani an educationist whose other successful projects include G.D. Somani Memorial School, Mira Conscious Education Pre-school, and B.D. Somani Institute of Arts and Fashion Technology.


B.D. Somani International School has 932 students from Reception to Grade 12, it is located in Cuffe Parade and is one of the top international schools in Mumbai. The school has two sections, Primary School and Secondary School.

Primary School[edit]

Zoë L. Hauser is the Head of Primary. Primary School consists of Early Years (Reception, Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten) and Primary Years (Grades 1 – 5). There are 480 students in Primary School with 73 teachers, 9 staff and 52 support staff.

Secondary School[edit]

The Secondary School Principal is Don Gardner. Secondary School consists of Middle School (Grades 6 – 8) and High School (Grades 9 – 10; IGCSE Program) and (Grades 11 – 12; International Baccalaureate Diploma Program). There are 452 students in Secondary School with 71 teachers and 9 staff. Most graduates pursue their tertiary education in the UK, USA, Europe and Australia.


The School has a huge field with artificial turf and other open spaces, with ample space for outdoor as well as indoor activities. Classrooms are air-conditioned. There are specialist rooms for Art, Music and Theatre, IT and Science. Outdoor facilities include a block-building yard, basketball court and Capoeira room. There is a state-of-the-art Auditorium for special occasions as well as a large, air-conditioned cafeteria.

The school shares an address with the G.D. Somani Memorial School, each school occupying one wing of the building and sharing some of the outdoor areas.

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