Profiles

Takshashila enrolls hundreds of children, from a wide range of backgrounds, residing within a 20 kilometer radius around the school’s campus in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh (plus our hostel students who come to us from a much wider area).  While statistics can provide an overall picture of our students, only individual student profiles can make the school come to life.  Below is a very small sample of our students.  Please contact us to learn more.

IMG_1231

Tanu and Tushar are twins and in our preschool class. They are from village Bishara.  Their father has a bachelor’s degree and works in business while their mother attended school until 10th grade and is now a housewife.  By sending both their kids to school, the family is saving on their education cost with the multiple student discount Takshashila Gurukulam offers.  Tanu loves the school’s hands-on learning room and Tushar enjoys coloring as well as rhyming games in the morning.

Harsh is in Takshashila’s Lower Kindergarten class.  He lives in Ghanawas Khatana.  His Father has a bachelor’s degree and is a teacher while his mother is a housewife and has an education level of less than 9th grade.  Harsh’s favorite subject is Hindi and he loves our after school Karadi English language learning program.

Sagar is in the Upper Kindergarten class.  His village is Chauna, Nangla.  Sagar’s Father works in agriculture and went to school until 10th grade.  His mother went to school until 8th grade and now is a housewife.  Sagar’s favorite subject is Math because he enjoys counting.  He especially loves recess time and the hands-on learning room at Takshashila Gurukulam.

Priyanshi is in class I.  Her village is Badhpura, Dadri.  Her father works in agriculture and attended school until 12th grade.  Her mother is a housewife and went to school until 10th grade.  Priyanshi has one sibling, Vishu, who also attends Takshashila Gurukulam and is in lower kindergarten.  Priyanshi’s family is able to cut their education costs by taking advantage of the multiple student discount that Takshashila Gurukulam offers.  Priyanshi is already an artist and loves to draw and color in the school’s new art program.  Her favorite subject, however, is English.  Priyanshi is also a hostel student and lives at the school full time.

Vivek is in class I.  He is from Piyawali.  Vivek’s father works in business and has a 12th grade education level.  His mother attended school until 10th grade and is now a housewife.  Vivek has one sibling named Ritesh who also attends Takshashila Gurukulam and is in class VI.  Vivek’s favorite subject is English and he loves the after school Karadi English language learning program.

Gaurav is in class II.  His village is Badhpura.  Gaurav’s mother is a single parent and is a labourer.  Gaurav’s father is deceased.  Gaurav’s favorite subject is also English and he loves playing with his friends during recess time.

Kashish is in class III.  Her village is Gurjar Colony Patel Nagar.  Kashish’s father has a bachelor’s degree and works as an advocate.  Her mother is a housewife and attended school until 10th grade.  Kashish has two siblings one of which, named Kashak, also attends Takshashila Gurukulam and is in grade II.  Kashish loves her teachers and enjoys Hindi class.  Her favorite subject is art and she is an avid drawer.

Vanshika is in class IV.  She lives in Akilpur, Bambarwar.  Her father attended school until 10th grade and now works in agriculture.  Her mother is a housewife and illiterate.  Vanshika has two siblings.  Her favorite subject is Math because she loves numbers.  She is a hard worker and loves to study.  She especially loves gym period and playing sports in the school’s new physical education program.  Her favorite sport is Kho Kho.

Nikung is in class IV.  His village is Thakugan Muhalla, Khari Kuwa Dadri.  His father attended school until 12th grade and now works in business.  His mother has a bachelor’s degree and is a teacher.  He has one other sibling named Patak in class II at Takshashila Gurukulam.  Nikung’s family is able to cut their education costs by taking advantage of the multiple student discount that Takshashila Gurukulam offers.  His favorite thing about Takshashila is that it is an English-medium school.  His favorite subject is science.

Nishant is in class VI.  He is from Latipur Tibada Modinagar in Ghaziabad.  His father has a bachelor’s degree and works in agriculture.  His mother attended school until the 5th grade and now works in the service industry.  Nishant is a hostel student and lives at the school full time.  When he grows up he wants to be a doctor.

Jyoti is in class VII.  She lives in Daulatram Colony, Dadri.  Her father went to school until the 10th grade and now works in the service sector.  Her mother is a housewife and attended school until the 8th grade.  Joyti has one older sibling, Bipin, who also attends Takshashila Gurukulam and is in class X.  Jyoti’s favorite subjects are science and math.  As a day boarder, she enjoys afterschool homework help and other learning activities. When she grows up Jyoti wants to be a doctor.

Yogita is in class VIII.  Her village is Shahpur, Khatana.  Her father works in agriculture and attended school until 10th grade.  Her mother is a housewife and attended school until 12th grade.  Yogita has a younger sibling in class VI at Takshashila Gurukulam named Abhishek.  Yogita’s favorite subjects are Math and English.  At Takshashila, she enjoys gym period and loves sports with the school’s new physical education teacher.  Her favorite sport is Kho Kho.  She also really enjoys music.  When Yogita grows up she plans on being a doctor.

Nakul is in class IX.  He lives in Chitehra.  Nakul’s father works as a water supplier in Greater Noida and attended school until 10th grade.  His mother is a housewife and went to school until the 8th grade.  Nakul has one sibling.  Nakul enjoys learning languages and loves both his English and Hindi classes.  He is very active and into sports.  His favorite subject is gym and, in particular, he loves playing volleyball, in the school’s new sports program.  He is a hostel student and lives at the school full time.  When Nakul grows up he wants to become a pro-wrestler.

Manisha is in class X.  She is from Awar no.31k in Dadri.  Her father has a 10th grade education level and now works in the service sector.  Her mother is a housewife.  Manisha has two siblings both of which attend Takshashila Gurukulam, Deepak in Class II and Vandna in Class VI.  Manisha’s favorite subjects are Math and Science.  She especially loves that Takshashila is an English-medium school and offers a gym period.  She loves all sports but her favorite sport is Kho Kho.  When she grows up she wants to become a teacher.