Habib Public School, Karachi
Habib Public School is a school situated in Karachi. It is located at Sultanabad, M.T Khan Road, Karachi, Sindh. The School begins on 7 July 1959, with four building blocks called Ahmed House, Ghulam Ali House, Dawood House, and Sharif House. The first principal of the School was the late Mr. Yousuf Qasim. The school opened with just 41 students and now has over 2000 students. HPS is an achievement of a dream of Mr. Muhammad Ali Habib, a Banker, Philanthropist, and a Planner recognized the need for a good quality of school in Karachi, operated by the Muslim community, which could offer quality education to everyone without discrimination.
The school’s goal is to train students to be decent human beings, equipped with imaginative, collaborative, critical thinking, and leadership skills of the 21st century. The school provides a comprehensive education from Class 1 to O Levels, with UK National Curriculum, and with the choice of the AKU Board from Class 8 onwards. The institute also offers the AKU College program to its students.
The school is parted into two campuses, Habib Public School for Boys and Habib Public School for Girls. Habib Public School for Girls was established on August 19, 1964. The founder’s idea was to set up an organization that would offer quality education to the female population of modern society. After fifty years, the school has a strength of a total of 1700 girls, which was only possible thanks to the tireless efforts of Mr. Hamid D. Habib, Mr. Rashid D. Habib, and Mr. Yusuf Qasim Mitha and its first Principal, Ms. Zubaida Dossal.
Admission tests take place for class 1 and other classes according to the seats available every year. Thousands of students appear in the competitive admission test, from which, few are chosen, eligible candidates for admission. The admission registration form is collected from the admission office after presenting your original birth certificate and B Form and copy of the class IX board result for the first-year college.
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The sports faculty always has held an excellent position in Athletics, Hockey and Swimming. Under the supervision of experienced coaches, the school has mandatory games period for outdoor sports. Many national stars in sports and esteemed people were nurtured. Other sport activities include, Hockey, Swimming, Athletics, Gymnastics, Basketball, Cricket, Table Tennis, Volleyball and Tae Kwon Do.