CMS—City Montessori School is the world's largest city-school with 20 campuses in the city of Lucknow. The school that began with 5 children in 1959 on a borrowed capital of 300 rupees, today has over 51,000 students from Montessori to Class XII in the current session.
CMS founders, Dr Jagdish Gandhi and Dr Bharti Gandhi were inspired by the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi and Sant Vinoba Bhave. They started CMS with vision to inspire generations of children to become socially motivated and conscious citizens of India and the world.
Their motto "Jai Jagat" has been the school's greeting from the beginning. CMS children are taught the value of 'Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam', or the 'Earth is but One Country and Mankind its Citizens'.
CMS vision is to create world peace through education and to nurture thoughtful and proactive world citizens and leaders committed to the service of humanity.
CMS mission is to inspire every child to become both good and smart, a gift of God to mankind, a pride of the human race, and a potential light of the world.
International Policy of the School
City Montessori School, Gomti Nagar II Campus is affiliated with the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), U.K. Admission is open for the Classes VI, VII & VIII. Parents wishing to admit their children can apply at CMS Gomti Nagar-II Campus.
Cambridge International Examinations is a part of the University of Cambridge, one of the world's top universities trusted for excellence in education. It is the world's largest provider of international qualifications for students aged between 5 - 19 years. Its qualifications are recognized and accepted by universities, educators and employers across the globe.
The IGCSE qualification is recognized in India by the Council of Boards of School Education of India and is equivalent to any Std. X Board in India. The Advanced level qualifications are recognized by the All India Universities (AIU) as equivalent to any higher secondary qualifications of Boards in India.
Cambridge programmes and qualifications are carefully designed to engage learners and give them a solid foundation to achieve high levels of academic and personal excellence.
To help instill in its students, teachers and staff, the much-needed qualities of global citizenship.
To have a global outlook to reach out to international communities in order to share thoughts that build long-lasting friendships.
To help students to be sensitive to international issues.
To teach students to be respectful towards cultural differences that mark human existence on this planet.
To ensure that our students are ever ready to learn new things that help in personal and professional growth.
To motivate the students to be persistent in encouraging the human race to care for all classes of its members on any part of the planet.
To sensitize our students to be empathetic to the survival and existence of earth's flora and fauna that add colour to life as we know on this planet.
To empower every person related to CMS with the unique responsibility of being a global citizen - both in thought and action.