Delhi Public School R.K. Puram is one of the most prestigious schools in India. Founded as a Public School in 1972 in New Delhi, it is a private institution run by the Delhi Public School Society.
Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which is the largest educational board in the country. It is recognized by the Department of Education, Govt. of NCT Delhi and the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. Over 5000 schools in India, with over 80,000 students, are members of the Board.
The school is also affiliated to the Indian Public Schools' Conference (IPSC), and the National Progressive Schools' Conference (NPSC). The members of these organisations include some of the premier schools in the country.
Life at DPSRKP centres on a shared commitment to academic excellence, intellectual growth, art, athletics, high standards of ethical awareness, sportsmanship, and community service. The school's traditions and accessibility to a broad curriculum add depth to each student’s life. The school upholds the founders' commitment to excellence in all fields, with emphasis on its motto Service Before Self.
DPS R.K. Puram is a co-educational day-cum-boarding school, with approximately 9,500 students on its rolls. These children, in the Junior and Senior branches, study in the three different campuses at East of Kailash, Vasant Vihar and R.K.Puram.
The school is among the most distinguished members of the Delhi Public School Society. It is a path breaker in the pursuit of excellence. Its endeavour of integrating quality with quantity is reflected in the pivotal role it has played in the setting up of DPS Vasant Kunj, DPS Faridabad and DPS Manali at the national level. It has also promoted three schools abroad in Kuwait, Nepal and Indonesia. As their Linking School it also co-ordinates their activities.
The school has also extended its expertise further and in collaboration with the Government of Haryana, has taken up 3 Schools in the under-privileged area of Mewat, to augment and enhance their standards and make them more conducive to teaming.