DA Public School (O' & A' Levels) is situated in the phase VIII of DHA. Away from the centre of the city, the institution nurtures an ideal educational environment for both students and teachers.
Its unique framework is spread over 10 acres of land. It caters to the needs of over two thousand and two hundred students under the support and guidance provided by the Education Directorate and the Administrator Defence Housing Authority.
The genesis of DA Public School (O' & A' Levels) was linked to the concept of introducing Cambridge system in the DHA Scheme of schooling at an affordable fee structure to Armed Forces and DHA employees in particular and to the public, at large.
DA Public School (O' & A' Levels) is the brainchild of Mr. Mehmood-uz-Zaman Khan, also the first Principal of the institution. It first started functioning within the very vicinity of D.A Model School, Phase IV, in May 1997, with the strength of 114 students.
The spectrum of life is as multihued as a rainbow, and as multifaceted as a fine cut diamond. Life acquires its most colorful and brilliant dimensions during the school-going age.
Each day is marked with discoveries. Every year becomes a milestone of achievements, of shared joys and experiences, of attachment and friendship. Gradually the self merges and gets into tune with the larger life of society, thus socializing the individual, which is the very function of education.
Plasticity of mind constitutes the very foundation of education. The young should be allowed to grow into the past and out of it. Our children should be given the chance to soar high on their own, guided by centuries of wisdom, but free to have a vision and follow their mission through.
Our children should become success stories. When finally we let go, they should be prepared to lend a hand, to become leaders in their own rights, a cause of inspiration for others and a source of unending pride and joy to their alma mater.
This is the age of breakthroughs extraordinary leaps in science and technology, in understanding that has vastly elevated our quality of life. This is the age of youth, of our children. Their school environment provides direct access to the sources of their accomplishment, of enjoyment, of self expression. With this access they are able to shape their own action with responsibility, enhance their performance, reinforce the result and reap the award.
The impact is like putting their hands directly on the controls that govern their effectiveness, their creativity, their utility and satisfaction they experience in being alive, I wish them all success in life. "May Allah bless our children and the hands which guide them!"
The library halls are located in the central block. The three spacious library halls are well stocked with blocks catering to the multifarious interest and needs of students. The Library has regular subscription to international and national periodicals and newspaper.
The huge play grounds within the campus are a treat for the tired mind. With trained professionals at hand, the students are coached in a variety of indoor and outdoor games. Students excel in sports competitions at Asian level, National level and Interschool championships in a wide variety of activities ranging from swimming to yachting, golf, cricket, basketball, football and table tennis. The Moin Khan Cricket Academy is also open to cater the pro-active young sportsmen during school hours.
The computer labs are equipped with latest intel core-technology computers, with additional wireless / DSL internet connections. A full-time teacher is available for assistance and research guidance. Each lab is fitted with a workshop area for maintains of software.
Spacious, well ventilated and modern class rooms are equipped with glass boards. Each class room holds lockers for individual students and is furnished with sturdy and comfortable furniture.
Each one of the science laboratories is well designed, modern and stocked with the latest apparatus. Advance level labs have been designed to cater to the needs of 'A' level syllabi.
Healthy and group wise competition is provided at inter house basis. Running trophy is awarded to the winning house each year.
Special career counseling services are provided to students seeking assistance for higher education opportunities, both: within and outside Pakistan. Lectures and briefing sessions are arranged with professionals from different faculties to provide feedback to students on the demands and requirements of different professional careers and also on exploring new avenues in these fields.
A creative, responsible, dynamic and skilled student body is the heart and soul of this school. Youth are encouraged and groomed to become leaders and role models for juniors and to channelize and challenge their mutual interest on positive lines based community-centered approach.
A modern cafeteria is designed to house more than hundred students and to arrange parties on a few hours notice. It is aesthetically designed and is a delight for the gastronomical connoisseurs.
The school can rightfully boast of its hundred percent results at O Levels, with a considerable number of them securing â€˜A' grades in all subjects. Students have also brought laurels to school by winning prizes at inter-school elocution contests, dramatic events, science exhibitions and poster competition.
A qualified doctor and a nursing assistant are available on full time basis to examine and maintain health record. First aid is provided in case of emergencies. Regular counseling, training in first aid updates on health and hygiene are also provided by the school doctor.
Transport facility is provided to students and teachers subject to availability of seats and route on payment of transport charges as per distance.
The school is provided with state-of-art security for its fraternity. Armed, personal guards are deputed at all school gates with vigilance through camera.
The aim is to provide quality education to students with special emphasis on discipline with a view to achieve the following objectives:
For admissions, please contact the school during office hours i.e. 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Friday timings are from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Entrance test / Interview is conducted for admission. Students are registered in February and May for the entrance tests held in March and July respectively.
Age: For play group age between 2.5 years to 3.5 years in August.
Students seeking admission in A-level need a minimum grade of 'C' at O-Levels in the subjects they intend to pursue. Science students planning to change to Commerce or Humanities group must have at least 'B' in English and Mathematics. Students taking Urdu in A level should have 'B' in syllabus B (O level).Students taking up F/Arts or G.D will have to sit for an aptitude test taken before admission.
Scholarships are available on Merit Basis on results of X, XI and AS Levels
|Pre-Primary & Upto O-Level||Registration in February|
|A-Level||Registration in March|