The Indian Education Society commonly known as IES in the educational circles is considered as one on the largest educational trust in Maharashtra. The first school was started in 1912 under the name of King George English School by dedicated social workers. These founding fathers believed in the spread of education as the necessary ingredient needed for achieving freedom. IES has Pre-Primary (KG), Primary and Secondary Schools in Greater Mumbai, Thane and Raigad districts. The schools teach in two media. ie. Marathi & English. The students’ strength is approximately 70,000 who are taught by well trained teachers. The IES also runs three colleges: College of Architecture, College of Management and Research Centre and Junior of College at Bandra.