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Ambalamedu High School

Ambalamedu High School
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Kochi, Kerala
School type British Education System with Kerala Syllabus
Established 18 May 1970
Closed 31 March 2011
School district Ernakulam

Ambalamedu High School (AHS) was a school in Kerala, India. AHS provided co-curricular activities including Nature Club, Maths Club, Science Club, School band, Youth Festival, Scouts, Guides and NCC.


The school was inaugurated on 18 May 1970, the first SSLC batch in 1973 had four students. It maintained a continuous 100% pass in the SSLC board examinations. It was run by the Cochin Division of the Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT). The school enjoyed an all-pass status till 2004, the last year of its run under FACT before it was leased out to a private management.[1]

Tenure under TocH Residential Public School

Ambalamedu High School was handed over to TocH Residential Public School (Prabhat Residential Public School) in 2004. The private firm ran the school for five years and handed in back to FACT in 2009. A trust formed under a society in FACT managed the school for another two years for the sake of the students who were in class nine and ten. It closed down in 2011.[2]


The school was closed down at the end of 2011, as the company refused to run it any longer. The school today exists only in the realm of memory. Mr. V.K. Gopalakrishnan was the last headmaster of the school.[3]

Notable alumni

  • former NASA scientist Rajeev Nambiar,
  • student scientist Manu S. Madhav, who was part of NASA’s Mars Redrover project,
  • Dr Hafeez Rahman, chairman of Sunrise Hospitals,
  • CA. Binoy J. Kattadiyil, CMD of 3C Capitals PE,
  • actor Krishnakumar.[4]
  • Ananthu M

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