Afghan Biographies

Marafat High School

Name Marafat High School
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Date of birth
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History and Biodata

Marafat High School Marefat Highschool Kabul, mostly for Hazara

Founded: 1994 (Rawalpindi – Islamabad, Pakistan). In Kabul it was founded by Aziz Royesh with the support of Baroness D’Souza, now Lord Speaker of the House of Lords.

Present Location: PD13, West of Kabul, Dashti Barchi, Poli Khoshk, Gulistane marefat

Contact Person: Aziz Royesh (MHS BT member and civic education teacher)

Contact Address:  and  077 20 29 717

Number of current students (2008): 3150

Gender percentage: 56 % male and 44 % female

Grades: 1 – 12

Number of Current teachers (2008): 95 (62% female)

Minimum and Maximum monthly salary: 5400 – 7700 afs. for one shift duty. Some of the teachers have classes in two shifts, so they get the salary of the two shifts. (plus special privileges for talented and skilled teachers);

Facilities for the teachers: Free transportation, and subsidized lunch program

Transportation facility for the students: Subsidized transportation

Current tuition fees: grades 1-3: 300 afs, grades 4-6: 350 afs, grades 7-9: 380 afs, grades 10-12: 400 afs

Charity Box: Every year more than 250 students especially the girls of the higher grades are sponsored with all their expenses (tuition fee, transportation, stationery, uniform, etc) (one of the main contributors of the Charity Box has been Her Excellency Lady Dr. Frances D’Souza, member of the House of Lords);

Graduations: The first graduated group in 2006 (22 students, 13 girls, 9 boys); the second group in 2007 (13 students, 4 girls and 9 boys)

(for two first years, the students of the higher grades were kept low because of some problems in the process of the school accreditation. For the current year, 46 students are in grade 12 (26 girls and 20 boys) while the students of the 11 grade are 150 (80 girls and 70 boys).

Graduation results: MHS graduated students have gotten100% success in the university exams.

Last Modified 2015-02-16
Established 2015-02-16