is a private school
which was founded by the Kumara Rani of Chettinad Dr. Meena Muthiah
in 1986. She is affectionately called "Meena Aunty" by her students. The school is located in the R.A Puram
area in the city of Chennai
. The principal is Mrs. Amudha Lakshmi. The school is one of the biggest schools in Chennai,with about 800 faculty members and around ten thousand students. Chettinad students are also called "CV'IANS".
The school enrolls children from kindergarten
to high school
. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education
, India. The medium of instruction is English
. Two other languages from Hindi
,german are mandatory.
In 1986, Kumara Rani Dr Meena Muthiah
, founded the school with a motivation "to start an educational centre, combining the virtues of a Temple of Art and Culture - a dedicated school that blends discipline with freedom, endeavoring to raise the integrated child".
The motto of the school is: the golden mean
.Strive Save and Serve
The school has a massive library, five science laboratories, one biotechnology laboratory, two mathematics laboratories, two language laboratories and two audio-visual theatres with multi-media projection systems. Chettinad Vidyashram was one of the first CBSE schools in India to introduce Biotechnology
as a specialization for class XI & XII students. <ref... Read More