Baroda High School, Bagikhana

Coordinates: 22°18′50″N 73°10′06″E / 22.313758°N 73.1682°E / 22.313758; 73.1682
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Baroda High School, Bagikhana

Coordinates22°18′50″N 73°10′06″E / 22.313758°N 73.1682°E / 22.313758; 73.1682
TypePrivate coeducational
School districtVadodara
PrincipalPrimary : Mrs. Alpana Mathur
Secondary : Mrs. Nandini Kapshikar
Number of studentsPrimary: 1600
Secondary - Science: 800
ClassesLKG through 12
AffiliationGujarat State Education Board

Baroda High School, Bagikhana, abbreviated as Baroda High School, is a coeducational English medium private school serving grades Lower Kindergarten to 12. It is located in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. It is managed by the Baroda Lions Club Education Trust and follows the Gujarat State Education Board curriculum. It has about 1600 students in the pre-primary and the primary section and 800 in the secondary.[1]


Baroda High School, Bagikhana, was founded in 1961 near Pologround at Vadodara, Gujarat by the Baroda High School group. The school was provided land on lease by The Maharaja of Erstwhile Baroda State , Ltd. Col. Sir Fatehsingh Rao Gaekwad from the royal Gaekwad family at a token rent of Re. 1. It was one of the first co-ed English medium schools of Gujarat.

Notable alumni[edit]

Class distribution[edit]

The school classes are divided into two sections: Primary and Secondary. The Primary Section consists of grades Kindergarten through 8. The Secondary Section consists of grades 12 till.

Class schedule[edit]

A school day consists of eight classes. Each class lasts approximately 35 minutes. The recess falls at the end of the 4th class, lasting about 30 minutes.

Student government[edit]

The Primary and Secondary section have their own student government. Each student is assigned one of the four houses: Red, Blue, Green and Yellow. The student government comprises:

Extra-curricular Activities[edit]

  • Elections are held each year to elect the Head Boy/Vice Head Boy and Head Girl/Vice Head Girl. Only 7th and 12th grade students are eligible to run in the Primary Section and Secondary Section elections, respectively. The Head Boy/Vice Head Boy and Head Girl/Vice Head Girl candidates run the campaign in pairs. Campaigning involves making speeches, putting up posters in the school. During recess, candidates find a high spot in the playground and throw up home-made, scented confetti carrying their name up in the air. The supporters who would have gathered around the candidate try to grab the scented confetti.

Sports activities include volleyball, cricket, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Football, Softball, Karate. The Primary and Secondary sections host an Annual Sports Day event in which students compete against each other in sports such as running, high jump, long jump, slow cycling, Kabaddi, cricket and volleyball.

Also various other competitions such as singing, portrait making, extempore, art etc. are successfully organized.


  • Physics Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Biology Laboratory
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Library
  • Physical Education Room
  • Canteen


  1. ^ "Baroda High School, Bagikhana - Primary Section". Archived from the original on 16 June 2007. Retrieved 11 March 2013.