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The Founder, Mr. Kelzang Thinley

Kelki Higher Secondary School – a co-educational institution situated in the heart of the Thimphu valley, the capital city of Bhutan, occupies a significant place in the educational structure of the kingdom.

Established with a noble vision of serving the Tsa-Wa-Sum in a different manner, the proprietor Kelzang Thinley – a retired civil servant from the Royal Civil Service Commission, started for the first time in the Kingdom a Private Pre-Primary School then in 1987 which has upgraded to a Higher Secondary level in 1999.

On its way to impart a wholesome education, Kelki aims to be an icon in the educational scenario of the kingdom and proves to be an integral part of the country’s development by providing resourceful persons, educating Bhutanese youths as per the needs of the present, past and future. The school is with the goal of creating harmony and a favourable climate of learning at all times.

The school is located in the heart of the city yet quiet and conducive for learning.  It is located at the junction of the Doebum Lam and the road leading to Swimming Pool Complex.

The school has a library, two basket ball courts, a volley ball court, and a multipurpose hall for prayers, indoor games, cultural and literary activities.  The school also has a computer lab with internet to enable computer-aided learning and promote computer literacy.  IT education (Basic Computer Course) is compulsory for class XI students without paying extra fees.

In addition to academics and athletics, other co curricular activities are also a vibrant component of student life at Kelki. The school and the staff try to incorporate excellent programmes and ideas that turn us into a positive force for our students, families and the community. A lesson taught during the day teaches students how to apply what they are learning in school to their everyday lives as well.

Kelki has a strong and dedicated group of teachers and staff which has been proved by its way of facilitating curricular and co-curricular activities in school. At present the strength of teachers stands at 37, both national and expatriates. There has been a set of more than 700 students each year. The school comprises of two streams, commerce and arts excluding science and has a total of 19 sections.

Some of the reasons to step in Kelki and be a part are because of its strong emphasis on academic achievement, strong parental and community support and informative workshops, responsible, respectful, and goal oriented environment.

The school believes in providing services and support for the community to ensure students achieve academically and sprout out to be victorious citizens in all areas of their life. Students are truly blessed to be spending part of their informative school years at Kelki. Be a part of the family of Kelki and leave a lasting impression in your mind to savor.