Indian School Muscat, since its inception has grown steadily with a purpose. From humble beginnings in the year 1975 with 135 children the school today is the largest co-educational institution in the Gulf with over 9200 students.
The Indian School Muscat expresses a deep sense of gratitude to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, the benevolent ruler of the Sultanate of Oman. It was His Majesty's magnanimous grant of land in Darsait that enabled the school to be established.
The school imparts academic education in Humanities, Commerce and Science and imparts life education through sports, Scouts and Guides, excursions, adventure camps, International Award Scheme, International Student Exchange experiences, stage craft, debates, quizzes, music and such pursuits that develop an individual into a complete human being of value to the society.
One of the most important inputs to the students is exposure to exalted personalities who are invited to address or interact with the students and for whom the students derive inspiration to mould their thought processes and set their goals. The list of guest include statesmen like the President of India, Royal Family hMembers, Prominent sports persons, musicians, eminent thinkers and such exalted persons. As the flagship school, ISM continues to provide academic and administrative support to the other Indian schools in the country. Indeed, it has played a key role in the setting up of the other schools in the capital.