This school is the
oldest school for disabled students in Asia. It is
in the country of India. It was established in 1885.
The school accepts all students no matter which
caste they are in or which religion they practice.
The classes are taught in 3 languages: Hindi,
English, and Marathi.
The city that this
school is in is now named Mumbai, but in the past,
it was named Bombay. It was named Bombay when the
British were the rulers of India. The named changed
to Mumbai in 1995. Mumbai is the second largest city
in the world. Over 13 million people live in Mumbai.
This school does
not discriminate according to caste. That means that
anyone can go to this school The caste system in
India says that people are in different social
levels. Some levels are higher and more important
than others. There are 5 levels in the caste system.
warriors, people who own land)
(merchants–people who sell things)
Shudra (people who
work with their hands and farmers)
who are not in any caste)