Sharjah Indian School is a Senior Secondary School, Owned and Managed by Indian Association Sharjah. Established in 1979 with 280 pupils and 13 teachers, the school stands as a landmark in the annals of the Indo- UAE friendship. Today after 39 years, the school has a strength of 12000 (total)students and 459 (total)teachers. The school is approved and licensed by the private Education Department of the Ministry of Education , UAE and is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi , India. A new branch of Sharjah Indian School at Juwaiza was formally opened December 22nd 2016 by Honourable Chief minister of Kerala Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan.
The aim of the school is to impart education, laying stress on the intellectual, physical, mental, social, aesthetic and moral development of the children. The school thus aims at making its own contribution towards establishing principles of social justice, equality of opportunity, genuine freedom, respect for religious and moral values enshrined in the constitution of India in conformity with the social standard of living and etiquette existing in the U.A.E. With this aim in view, the school gives adequate training for the students to become role models with innovative ideas and vision to work for the betterment of humanity.
The school is owned and managed by the Indian Association Sharjah. Juwaiza branch was officially inaugurated on the 22nd of December 2016 by Honourable Chief minister of Kerala Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan. The school started functional from 19th February 2018 with 5200 students and 265 teachers with supporting staff. The curriculum and programme of work is in accordance with the requirements of the Central Board of Secondary Education in New Delhi. The medium of instruction in the school is English, with Hindi as compulsory second language. Arabic and Moral Education are taught as per the rules laid down by the U.A.E. Education Ministry. Islamic Studies is compulsory for all Muslim children. The children who leave the school with transfer certificate are eligible for admission to any school in India.
The school is owned and managed by the Indian Association Sharjah. The administration of the school is carried out by the Managing Committee elected by the members of the Indian Association Sharjah. The Management of the school has been very sincere and supportive in the growth of the school. They have taken up the progress and development of the school as their prime responsibility and duty and are highly involved in the day to day activities of the school. The Managing Committee is elected by the members of the Indian Association Sharjah. The tenure of the committee is one year. The managing Committee consists of the President, Vice President, General Secretary, Joint General Secretary, Treasurer, Joint Treasurer, Auditor and Committee Members. The school community is grateful to the management for their unfailing and dedicated support and guidance.