LEAD School

LEAD School is an academic excellence system that delivers excellent curriculum using technology in India.

Lead School is on a mission to empower India by making excellent education, accessible and affordable to every child.

LEAD School was founded in 2012 by Sumeet Mehta and Smita Deorah. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

LEAD School combines technology, curriculum, and pedagogy into an integrated system of teaching and learning to create affordable private schools.

Lead School runs its own schools and partners with private schools to improve the learning outcomes of students. Its digital system offers a model based on a mobile app for teachers, which has detailed lesson plans and audio-visual resources.


LEAD School has partnered with 800-plus schools with an estimated three lakh-plus students in more than 300 cities in 15 states.


Lead School is backed by WestBridge Capital, Elevar Equity, RFE Investment Partners and others. The company raisedd $28M in Series C round on Aug 20, 2020. This brings Lead School's total funding to $36M to date.



  • Year founded: 2012
  • Funding Info: $36M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Mumbai
  • State: Maharashtra
  • Country: India
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