Barisal Zilla School

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Barisal Zilla School
বরিশাল জিলা স্কুল
Barisal Zilla School West Building
Barisal Zilla School West Building
"পড় তোমার প্রভুর নামে"
Sadar Road

8200, Bangladesh
Coordinates 22°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
Type Government School
Established 23 December 1829 (1829-12-23)
School board Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Barisal
Faculty 54
Grades Class III-X
Gender Boys Only
Enrollment 2500+
Language Bengali
Nickname BZS
Yearbook Sobuj Pata
Special project Connecting 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.[1]

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:[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Yasmin, Sabina (2012). "Barisal Zila School". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.