Pratt Memorial SchoolAffiliated to the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi
Pratt Memorial School, situated at 168, Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata - 700014, was founded in 1876 in the memory of Archdeacon John Henry Pratt as an English Medium School primarily for the education of Anglo Indian Christian Children.
The school is under the Diocese of Kolkata, Church of North India; the Bishop of Kolkata being the Chairman of the Board of governors of the school. The school is recognised by the Director of Public Instruction, Government of West Bengal and is inspected by the Deputy Director of Public Instruction (Anglo Indian Schools) West Bengal.
John Henry Pratt
An extremely intelligent man, Archdeacon John Henry Pratt was keen on educating the girl child. Legend has it that while walking towards St. James' Church one morning, he came upon a few girls playing on the road. When asked why they were not in school, toView More
Pro Deo Ecclesia is the Motto of our school
Pro Deo et Ecclesia
God Bless You, Pratt Memorial School
1. For God and for religion For the love that dwells above For the Founders and those whose serve them We magnify Thy name .....
2. We gather here in our youth In the morning of our lives We love Thee O Alma Mater From hearts praises arise .....
3. For Wisdom, the Arts and Learning We imbibed so freely here From spirits so deeply grateful Our praise echoes so clear .....
For Prattlers who've gone before us And for those assembled here Our lives are wrought forever 'Pro Deo Ecclesia'