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Foundation Assisted Schools

Overview of Program

Foundation Assisted Schools (FAS) is the flagship program of Punjab Education Foundation under which assistance is provided to poor strata of society in the province of Punjab through Public-Private Partnership. This program was incepted in 2005 with the outreach in 6 districts, However, FAS program has now been extended to all 36 districts of Punjab having around 3700 partner schools, inducted through Eleven Phases, catering to the needs of more than 1.97 million students. It aims to encourage and promote quality education through financial and technical support to its partner schools in rural, urban & slum areas of Punjab. FAS follows laid down procedures and SOPs for selection of schools through open, transparent and competitive process.


Objective of the Program

Foundation Assisted School (FAS) program was established to ensure that marginalized strata of the society is catered through provision of funds to private schools under its public private partnership model and to improve the quality of schools in their service delivery to the deserving students across Punjab.


Geographical Distribution of FAS Schools

Sr.# Districts Total Schools
1 Attock 13
2 Bahawalnagar 256
3 Bahawalpur 364
4 Bhakkar 95
5 Chakwal 36
6 Chiniot 33
7 D.G.Khan 188
8 Faisalabad 30
9 Gujranwala 20
10 Gujrat 31
11 Hafizabad 5
12 Jhang 190
13 Jhelum 5
14 Kasur 62
15 Khanewal 58
16 Khushab 65
17 Lahore 104
18 Layyah 130
19 Lodhran 216
20 Mandi Bahaudin 18
21 Mianwali 63
22 Multan 388
23 Muzaffargarh 487
24 Nankana Sahib 20
25 Narowal 29
26 Okara 96
27 Pakpattan 67
28 Rahim Yar Khan 125
29 Rajanpur 146
30 Rawalpindi 15
31 Sahiwal 20
32 Sargodha 37
33 Sheikhupura 25
34 Sialkot 54
35 Toba Tek Singh 22
36 Vehari 195
TOTAL 3,708 *

*As of June 30, 2018


Students Benefited through FAS Program:

Male 1,084,827 54.83%
Female 893,781 45.17%
Total 1,978,608 **

**As of June 30, 2018


Level wise fee per child paid to partner schools

Rate of Level wise financial assistance per child paid to partner schools as per following:-

  • Rs 550/- per student up till Primary classes
  • Rs 600/- Per student for Elementary classes
  • Rs 900/- Per student for Secondary Arts classes
  • Rs 1100/- Per student for Secondary Science students
  • Rs 1200/- per student for higher Secondary Arts students
  • Rs 1500/- per student for Higher secondary science students

Funds are disbursed on monthly basis in the account of partner schools.

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