The wonder of education at Druk  Padma Karpo School - CBSE affiliated

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Since opening in 2001 this has become a multi-award winning school of more than 850 pupils founded by Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche and designed in association with Arup. Affiliated with CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) in 2023, the school's vision is to supply the contemporary education needs of children in an environment of constant change, whilst determined to preserve the cultural heritage of Ladakh.

This school is a not-for-profit institution and receives no direct public funding.

Education at DPKS

Providing quality education in an exceptional learning environment for girls and boys aged 4 to 16 years, CBSE affiliated.

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Funding Needs

Expansion into Senior Secondary School -Years 11 and 12,  seismic upgrade of buildings, plus other facilities and landscape & gardens -  please help us to do much more

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Award-winning school

A solar powered and passively heated building project at the cutting edge of design in the 21st century. A structure that celebrates and enhances local values, while at the same time making the most of cutting-edge technology and construction methods.

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