Barisal Zilla School

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Barisal Zilla School
বরিশাল জিলা স্কুল
Barisal Zilla School West Bulding.jpg
Barisal Zilla School West Building
Sadar Road


Coordinates22°41′53″N 90°22′08″E / 22.698°N 90.369°E / 22.698; 90.369Coordinates: 22°41′53″N 90°22′08″E / 22.698°N 90.369°E / 22.698; 90.369
TypePublic school
Mottoপড় তোমার প্রভুর নামে
Established23 December 1829; 191 years ago (1829-12-23)
School boardBoard of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Barisal
HeadmasterBishwanath Saha[1]
GradesClass III-X
GenderBoys only
YearbookSobuj Pata
Special projectConnecting classrooms under British Council

Barisal Zilla School is a boys school located in Barisal, Bangladesh. It is one of the oldest and top ranked high schools in the country and the first high school in Barisal Division.[2]

It was founded by an Englishman, N. W. Garret, on 23 December 1829 with only 8 students. Now it has more than two thousand students.

Notable alumni[change | change source]

Barisal Zilla School produced many leading local reformers, politicians, statesmen, educationists, philosophers, poets-writers, and sportsmen. Those notable persons include:[2]

References[change | change source]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Yasmin, Sabina (2012). "Barisal Zila School". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.