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|Mirpur Government High School|
মিরপুর সরকারি উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়
|Former name||Bengali Medium High School|
English : Knowledge is light
|School board||Dhaka Board|
|Headmaster||MD.Jalal Uddin Sarkar|
|Grades||Class 3 to 10 (For girls) Class 5 to 10 (For boys)|
|Gender||For Girls & Boys|
|Number of students||2000|
|Student to teacher ratio||60:1 (students:teacher)|
|Campus||115 acres (47 ha)|
Mirpur Government High School (Bengali: মিরপুর সরকারি উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়) is a secondary school in Mirpur Shah Ali thana, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1963 and was known as Bengali Medium School until it later became a government high school and gets its present name Mirpur Government High School (MGHS) in 1983.
The school was established as the Bengali Medium School (বেঙ্গলী মিডিয়াম স্কুল) during the East Pakistan era in 1963. Bengali Medium School was involved in the Bengali Language Movement, a key forerunner to the Bangladesh Liberation War.
The school came under government control under the Ershad regime, and was given its present name.
Mirpur Government High School is the only government high school in the greater Mirpur area. The school operates a double shift, with girls attending in the morning (7:00 AM to 12:00 noon) and boys in the afternoon (12:30 noon to 5:15 PM). There is also a multimedia room and ICT lab for study. It ranked 358th in national school ranking.
Mirpur Government High School stands on a 115-acre (47 ha) campus. It consists of one two-storey building constructed in 1963, a newer five-storey building, and a separate building housing a common room.
There are three groups in this school. Namely- Science,Commerce & Arts.
Admissions and fees
In order to be admitted into this school one has to sit for examination. Since it is a government school, it follows all criteria given from the Board of Dhaka.
- "Mirapura sarakāri ucca bidyālaẏa" মিরপুর সরকারি উচ্চ বিদ্যালয় [Mirpur Government High School]. Mirpur Government High School (in Bengali).
- Mirpur Govt. High School