There is a list of factors to keep in mind while investing in a property and proximity to leading educational institutes is definitely one of them. One of the top localities in Chennai that is peppered with a generous dose of schools, colleges and research centres is the burgeoning stretch of OMR. From play schools to institutes that follow both the CBSE and state board curriculum, the lively neighbourhood of OMR has them all! Let’s take a look at a few of them.

Abacus Montessori School

As the name suggests, the USP of Abacus Montessori School lies in their Montessori style of teaching. It is a co-ed organisation where students are taught through real-life experiences and self-learning, with tailor-made study material developed for each grade of education. They are affiliated to the ICSE board with a strong 85-member staff committee and modern campus that inculcates self-discovery.

Classes offered: Primary to 12th grade

Board of education: ICSE

Address: No: 3, Thirumalai Nagar Annexe III Main Road, Perungudi, OMR, Chennai – 600096

PSBB Millennium School

Located in DLF Garden City, the PSBB Millennium School is a landmark on its own and one of the best schools in OMR. With well-ventilated classrooms, a state-of-the-art campus and sports arenas, it offers holistic learning with cutting-edge technology. This school is also known for its host of extra-curricular activities that include public speaking, arts, crafts, quizzes and debates, to name a few.

Classes offered: Kindergarten to 12th grade

Board of education: CBSE

Address: DLF Garden City, Thazhambur, (off OMR), Chennai – 600130

APL Global School

APL Global School offers the perfect concoction of a world-class quality of education, personalised learning and state-of-the-art teaching methodologies. Each student is encouraged to grow and learn at their natural pace with a teacher-student ratio of 1:20 in a holistic environment that pushes them to break boundaries. The school has a child-centred development centre that offers programs in art, music, sports, publishing and other extra-curricular activities with a good ratio of Indian and international students.

Classes Offered: Kindergarten to grade 12

Board of Education: Cambridge International curriculum

Address: No 697/3, Anand Nagar Main Road, Okkiyam, Thoraipakkam, Chennai – 600 097

Gateway International School

With a vision of inspiring excellence in their students and gearing them up for the real-life challenges faced in today’s fast-paced world, Gateway International School imparts global education with a holistic learning approach. They are known for their sprawling campus, well-certified staff, world-class auditorium, swimming pool and lab facilities.

Classes offered: Kindergarten to Grade 12

Board of Education: Cambridge, CBSE and International Baccalaureate

Address: TOD Ashram, Jabakadal Street, Padur, Kazhipattur Post, OMR, Chennai – 603 103

Sishya @ OMR

The core mission of OMR Sishya is to provide a well-rounded environment that enhances the social, emotional and physical development of their students. The management believes that each child has their own learning curve and identifies their individual talents and characteristics to help them learn, grow and challenge themselves. They offer value-based education to prepare children for today’s competitive world.

Classes offered: Kindergarten to Grade 12

Board of Education: ICSE

Address: Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Thuraipakkam, Chennai – 600 097

KLAY Prep schools and daycare

Situated right behind the Renault showroom in OMR, KLAY Prep schools and Daycare is every early parent’s dream come true. This playschool is known for their child safety measures and the extra mile they go to ensure your little one is safe and secure. They have CCTV cameras in each classroom so you can watch your child through a live screen and each classroom has glass walls, so your child feels a sense of belonging even when you are away.

Classes offered: Crèche and daycare for children

Board of Education: Playschool and nursery

Address: No- 57 Manikkodi Street, Srinivasa Nagar, Perungudi, OMR, Chennai – 600096

With such a diverse set of educational institutes situated all in one neighbourhood, there is no doubt that OMR should definitely top your list when it comes to real estate investment. If you are looking for a house in this fast-developing area of Chennai’s outskirts, check out Lancor TCP Lakefront for community style 2 and 3 BHK apartments with top-notch amenities. You can also check out our blogs on how to improve your CIBIL score and a home buyer’s guide to getting housing insurance for more insights. Visit Lancor today and get one step closer to your dream home.