St. Ursula Girls High School And Junior College
St. Ursula Girl’s High School and Junior College, Nagpur was started in 1857, In 1859, the school was proud to have its own building after 12yrs. In 1871, the strength of the school grew to 50 and government-sanctioned a grant of Rs. 25/-. But what joy it was.
Ms.Cooper would always be remembered as the pioneer of girl’s education in Maharashtra. The institution looks firm roots which proved that it was needed In 1887 Ms. Cooper entrusted the school to a band of women who kept up the noble work, and Ms. Smith became its first Principal. The medium of Ms.Cooper’s school was Marathi.
There was no provision at Nagpur for girl’s education beyond the middle school stage. Girls had to go to boy’s schools if they wanted to continue their education. This was not at all an easy thing to do in those days.
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Opposite V.C.A. Ground, Civil Lines, Nagpur, Maharashtra