The school was started in 1986 in the campus of Gajanur vidyapeeta. Later the school shifted to its own campus in hilly area of Gajanur in 1990. The founder principal was Shri. H.N.S. Rao, who is now the Deputy Commissioner (Academics), NVSNew Delhi.
There are many notable JNVG alumni , including an IAS officer, officers in Indian Navy, officers in IAF, Chartered Accountants, Doctor, GenX Software Engineers.