Candor International School


In an era defined by rapid global evolution and an ever-expanding pool of knowledge, the demand for exemplary K-12 educational institutions has never been more pressing. As parents and educators alike recognize the pivotal role education plays in shaping young minds, the search for schools that offer a balanced blend of academic rigor and holistic development has become paramount. It is against this backdrop that establishments like Candor International School emerge as beacons of excellence.

Awarded the prestigious title of “Outstanding School of the Year 2023,” Candor stands as a sterling example of an educational institution that not only imparts knowledge but also nurtures character, creativity, and critical thinking. With a curriculum that seamlessly integrates both the esteemed International Baccalaureate and Cambridge frameworks, Candor sets a commendable standard for holistic education, ensuring that students are not only prepared for academic success, but for life itself.

Outstanding School of the Year 2023

Bangalore, the center of India’s IT industry and a draw for global MNCs, provides young students with the best environment possible to thrive while maintaining the international standards that have become essential. August 2011 saw the opening of Candor International School by Dr. Suresh Reddy, who saw this particular demand in the educational scene. Nestled between Bannerghatta and Electronics City, on a wide 25-acre campus in one of Bangalore’s most sought-after neighborhoods, the school’s ideal location guarantees easy access to well-known residential areas and seamless connectivity with the city. Additionally, it sustains a calm and favorable atmosphere that is beneficial for students’ development and improvement.

Exemplary Facilities and Academic Excellence

Candor School notably features a six-acre organic farm, a homage to India’s predominant occupation, farming. The campus is thoughtfully divided into distinct blocks – Administrative, Kindergarten, Primary, Middle, and Secondary – ensuring seamless communication and efficient day-to-day operations.

This international campus is equipped with WiFi connectivity and its distinctive design lends it a unique character. For students opting for on-campus residence and study, Candor School provides top-notch boarding facilities catering to both boys and girls aged ten and above. The campus encompasses well-appointed classrooms, dedicated play and sports areas, state-of-the-art labs, resourceful libraries, music studios, dormitories, and a well-furnished cafeteria. “Every aspect of Candor School’s infrastructure is meticulously tailored to be student-friendly and age-appropriate”, shares – Dr. Suresh Reddy, the Founder and Chairperson.

In terms of academic offerings, the school presents a comprehensive international program sourced from both the Cambridge and IB curriculum. A remarkable 1:6 Teacher-Student Ratio underscores the commitment to individualized attention and holistic child development. The Primary School (Pre-K – Grade 5) follows the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP). The Middle School (Grades 6-10) curriculum aligns with the Cambridge Syllabus, employing the Cambridge Lower Secondary Syllabus from Grades 6 to 8, and the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) in Grades 9 and 10. Finally, for grades 11 and 12, Candor International School offers both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and the Cambridge CAIE AS and A levels.

Fostering Growth Beyond Comfort

In recognition of the transformative power that lies outside one’s comfort zone, Candor International School extends its offerings beyond the confines of home. Starting from Grade 5, the school provides boarding facilities catering to approximately 200 students, allowing them to embark on a journey of comprehensive personal and academic development. Students have the flexibility to choose between full-time and weekly boarding options, affording them the opportunity to reconnect with their families over weekends.

Candor International School takes great pride in creating a nurturing home away from home for its boarding students. The school offers exceptional hostel accommodations complemented by a dedicated dining wing and designated entertainment spaces.

Understanding the pivotal role sports play in students’ lives, the school places a strong emphasis on athletic development. Specialized training sessions are organized for boarding students, complementing the six-acre organic farm and an array of sports facilities. These include a synthetic basketball court, tennis courts, football fields, cricket pitches, a half-size Olympic swimming pool, an archery arena, a skating arena, an athletic track, and a well-equipped gymnasium. Indoor activities such as Throw Ball, Snooker, Air Hockey, Foosball, Carrom, Chess, Table Tennis tables, and playstations are also popular among the boarders, further enriching their holistic experience.

Empowering Global Citizens

Established a decade ago, the CANDOR GROUP operates on the foundational belief that “every student has the potential to develop into a knowledgeable, confident, and responsible global citizen.” This philosophy is at the core of the institution’s mission.

Under this umbrella institution, there are two distinguished schools: Candor International School in Bangalore and Candor NPS in Tirupathi. Each of these institutions stands out as a leader in the country’s international educational landscape.

The remarkable development of CANDOR in the Indian and global educational landscape is a testament to sustained effort, a commitment to enhancing educational quality, and the collective contribution of key management, teachers, staff, and the trust bestowed by parents.

Guiding this journey to meet the expectations of parents, students, and teachers is the Chairman and Founder, Dr. Suresh Reddy. He epitomizes educational leadership, dedicating himself to the betterment of society and fearlessly taking on every challenge to advance the transformation of CANDOR GROUP to its advantage.