Hill Grange High School

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Hill Grange High School
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Hill Grange High School

Coordinates 18°58′19″N72°48′37″E / 18.97194°N 72.81028°E / 18.97194; 72.81028 View Map
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TypePrivate
MottoWork is Worship
Established1939
FounderMadame Sophy Kelly [1]
Closed2003
PrincipalSophy Kelly, Reuben Kelly
Staff35
Faculty50
GradesPrep-10th, Junior College
Number of students800
SportsSoccer, basketball, swimming, athletics, cricket
Affiliation ISC, ICSE, SSC, SSLC, Junior College
Website http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/5867586597/

Hill Grange High School was a private school for boys and girls located on Pedder Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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History

It was founded in 1939 by Madame Sophy Kelly, a prominent member of the Indian Jewish community. She was a well known personality and was referred to as the queen of Peddar Road. She contributed towards the educational ministry of Maharashtra, [2] and was the school's principal for most of its history. [3] [4] The school closed in 2003.

Early timeline

Notable alumni

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References

  1. "Baghdadi Jewish Women in India".
  2. Sophy Kelly, headmistress of the Hill Grange School http://jcpa.org/jl/jl101.htm
  3. Sophie Kelly,. Principal of the Hill Grange School in. Bombay http://www.dangoor.com/TheScribe16.pdf
  4. Sophy Kelly (1917–2002) http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/baghdadi-jewish-women-in-india
  5. Mukesh Ambani http://ourhero.in/famous-people/entrepreneurs/mukesh-ambani
  6. Billionaires https://www.forbes.com/billionaires/#p_1_s_arank_-1__66
  7. Anand Jain http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2005-01-04/news/27477527_1_reliance-group-mukesh-ambani-anil-ambani
  8. Anil Ambani http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2005-01-03/india-business/27853862_1_ipcl-board-anand-jain-anil-ambani
  9. Nazneen Bollywood Actress http://cineplot.com/nazneen-interview/
  10. Himesh Reshammiya http://www.topsongsmovieslist.com/list-of-himesh-reshammiya-songs
  11. Sanjiv Bhatt