Around 43 yrs ago, when schools were mostly run by Convents and Governments, a visionary couple, Mr and Mrs Abbas Daruwala brought about the foundation of ‘Crescent High School’. With little experience but the dream of giving and imparting education to every strata of society irrespective of caste, creed or religion, slowly by slowly, brick by brick, Crescent High School became a name to reckon with in the education profession.

Taking on board only the Best faculty, training them further, handling everything with honesty, sincerity and determination, Daruwala Education Society brought laurels to its students and teachers.Their first S.S.C Batch was in 1989, till 2017, they have had cent % result since last two decades. Starting Computer Education when it was unheard of in 1990, Crescent High School has been giving to the Society various Doctors, Engineers, IT professionals, and even Scientist and Researchers working with the same Honesty and Sincerity in various parts of the world.




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Why Us ?

This is a permanently unaided minority school affiliated to secondary school certificate (SSC) Board. The school infrastructure occupies 20,000 sq.ft built up area comprising of a well equipped science laboratory, computer laboratory, school library, 2 audio-visual rooms, 3 playground and a dining area. The school runs in 3 different shifts for the Pre-Primary, Primary and Secondary section. The school promotes learning by catering individual attention to each student. Audio-Visual equipments and other latest teaching methods are used to enhance the teaching and learning process.


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Our Features

  • Personalized Learning
  • Computer Education
  • Work Education – Commerce
  • Social Service
  • Mental Math’s through Abacus & Brain GYM Program(For I,II,III,IV)
  • Fine Arts(Drawing, Elementary & Intermediate Exam)
  • Library
  • Field Trips
  • External Exams (MTS, HTS, Rashtrabhasha, Scholarship {IV, VII}, Math’s & Science Inter School Competitions, FITJEE – Science Talent Search etc.)
  • Health Checkup
  • Festive Celebrations
  • NIE
  • Various Inter School Competitions
  • Assembly Presentations
  • The School Magazine
  • Parent Teachers Association
  • Bus Tracking System
  • Month End Programs
  • Sports (Throw Ball, Volly Ball, Basket Ball, Badminton, Athletics ets.)
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Our Team

MRS. Mohammadi Begam Abbas Daruwala

Principal of Crescent Highschool

Born and brought up in Hyderabad in a well-educated and reputed family, Mrs. M. A. Daruwala is an M.A. B.Ed. She envisioned a society where students could avail of good education irrespective of caste, creed, class and gender. She translated this vision into reality by establishing the Crescent High School in 1975 in Gultekdi, Pune. Her nurturing and hard work saw it grow from a modest 14 students to a vibrating and pulsating Institution of 3500 students today. This was possible because of the inspiration she gained from her father late. Mr. Munshi Abdul Rehman, Director, Animal Husbandry, Maharashtra and with the support and encouragement of her late. husband Mr. Abbas Daruwala.

Mrs. Farha Daruwala

Principal Of Crescent Primary School

The Principal of the Primary section a post Graduate in English with a Degree in a Bachelor of Education an alumini of Crescent School herself is a conscientious, enterprising, intelligent and highly qualified person. She started her career in 1991 as a teachers in Crescent School and from then it was no looking back.

Mrs. Heena Daruwala

Principal Of Crescent Pre-Primary School

The Principal of Pre- Primary School , an exceptionally talented disciplinarian and an Ex- Crescentian herself has brought significant changes in the Pre- Primary Section. She introduced and successfully integrated modern teaching techniques into the regular stream studies.

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