About - Ryan Group


The highest academic standards with a challenging environment

The highest academic standards with a challenging environment - Ryan International School, Gondia

Our mission is to provide a place where students develop in soul, mind, and body and an environment that respects and fosters the highest standards of education and character formation. We cultivate an awareness of self and others that is rooted in respect and empathy and emphasizes the importance of taking responsibility for one’s impact and actions.

St. Xavier's High School Gondia challenges students to become leaders who think critically and compassionately about the world and who strive to live virtuously and prosperously in it. Students are encouraged to ask questions. They delve deeply into academic and societal norms and find answers and challenge what does not satiate their questions. They learn to think. They learn to write. They learn to speak confidently and eloquently in public, putting forward their views, whilst listening and grasping onto knowledge that helps them grow and learn more. No wonder the school is considered among the best CBSE schools in Gondia.

At St. Xavier's High School Gondia, our experienced set of faculty ensures that the learning process is not limited to the classroom and text books. Students are taught to appreciate the enduring values of truth, justice, civility, order, moderation and prudence. We work in a collaborative environment that gives young people opportunities to take risks, express themselves, and appreciate the perspectives of others.

We nurture individual talents and interests to the fullest extent within our comprehensive and carefully planned curriculum. We strive to provide our graduates with an academic foundation that will enable them to gain discovery and explore their field of interest whilst maintaining the discipline and learning environment all throughout.

We value the individuality of our community members and our egalitarian school culture. We believe that high expectations, kindled curiosity, and dedicated effort encourage students to discern excellence and strive to do their best. We integrate work and play, helping students recognize the elements of a balanced life. Our ultimate goal is to prepare students to make a positive difference, encouraging engagement in a full array of school activities, and in service and learning opportunities in the broader world.


About Principal

Mrs. Sonali Ashish Khandelwal - Ryan International School, Gondia

Mrs. Sonali Ashish Khandelwal

With her expertise and leadership, St. Xavier’s High School Gondia has evolved into an endearing and notable reputation over the years. Principal Ma’am has shown students and teachers alike how to get through obstacles and to accept changes positively whilst voicing their own voices and evolve into responsible and aware global citizens. We asked her to share her inputs, “This is the era of globalization and perhaps of unprecedented opportunities hence we at Xavier’s train our students to be prepared for anything that comes in their way. Along with quality education we also focus on giving knowledge, developing skills, enhancing the personality and inculcating values in our students. In this fast changing society where kids are adopting the new ways of life to be par with the world around, we take complete responsibility to infuse in them moral value, ethics and discipline.

Sports, Art, Music and Environment being an inseparable part of our school curriculum helps students to have a wider view of choices and increases their capacity to transform their vision into reality. Xavier’s gives a big platform to the students to showcase their talents. Programs like BBN, Pen-Hub, Theater Festival, Teen Camp, NASA and Exchange programs with International Schools have boosted the potential of every student studying in our school. We under the leadership and guidance of our Hon. Chairman Sir, Dr. A.F. Pinto and Managing Director Madam, Dr. Grace Pinto, CEO Ryan Pinto, Director Dr. Snehal Ma’am and Sonal Ma’am are dedicatedly working to give quality Education and overall development to our students.”

Why parents should choose St. Xavier's High School, Gondia

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    India’s undisputed leader in K-12 Education
    Over 140 schools in India. Ryan group offers a unique academic curriculum with the objective of developing life-long learners through programmes mapped to Ryan’s unique 12-point vision. Collaborative agreement with International universities aimed at providing the students of Ryan Group a global platform to explore opportunities for higher education

  • 02

    Academics: the #1 priority
    Ryan Academics blends consistency and variety in teaching methods by combining established learning theories with innovative practices. Over 35 unique and age appropriate programs that build 21 century skills in learners, through well-balanced blended learning activities in scholastic and co-scholastic areas. Learning environment focusses on strengthening Knowledge, Attitude, Skill, Social and Moral Values.

  • 03

    Age specific development experiences
    Our students participate in unique development experiences such as Indian Model United Nations, World Scholar’s Cup, International Children’s Festival of Performing Arts and Teen Camps. Ryan TV expands students’ interests in media, both in front of and behind the camera.

  • 04

    Modern teaching aids and inspiring educators
    Our Learning Management System ensures our students are taught using the latest in online technology. In-class videos add to the impact, as we encourage students to take charge of their own learning.

  • 05

    Inter-Ryan Transfers
    A student who is currently in a Ryan school gets admission on a priority basis in any of the 40+ cities in India where we have a school.

  • 06

    Our unique Learning Management System
    Our breakthrough online Ryan Learning Management System beautifully bridged the learning gap during pandemic-created lockdown. As students return to school post-lockdown, we return to what we do so well - our award winning teaching in schools.

  • 07

    Grooming Champions
    At Ryan, we go beyond integrating physical education into the curriculum: we encourage our students to participate in a variety of sports for the development of strong, healthy and supple bodies and minds. Ryanites have represented state and country in multiple sports.

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    Social Responsibility and Nurturing Changemakers
    At Ryan, we teach our students to understand and empathize with social issues. They undertake projects based on Compassion, Environment, Health Care, Economic Empowerment and Local Leadership Development at each of our schools.

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    School without borders
    We invite Expert Speakers and Teachers from around the world to visit our schools and conduct special sessions for our students. Education trips, such as to NASA and Thames Valley School enhance the exposure.

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    Over 1000 Awards
    We have won over 1000 Awards in India and abroad for excellence in education and social service.


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