Sri Sathya Sai Vidhya Vihar
is one of the oldest schools in Indore
, Madhya Pradesh
. It is run by the Sri Sathya Sai trust and is a follower of the Sri Sathya Sai Baba
tradition for human values and social work.
The school began in a hired building with 60 students in classes Jr. Montessori, Sr. Montessori and class I from July 1980. It moved to its own building in 1986.
Today the institute roll is 2500 children with a faculty of 75. In 2006, it stopped admission to boys. As soon as the last batch of boys passes out, the school will become a girls school.
The first Principal was Mrs. Maitreyi Padmanabhan. The director of the school is Mr. M.G. Paranjape who is also a director of a number of Sathya Sai Institutes in the country. The Principal is Mrs. Punita Nehru.
The school has a consistent record of 100% first class in Central board
examinations for the past few years.
To teach human values to students a daily Education in Human Values session is held. The session is not held on Mondays and Thursdays which are reserved for meditation and bhajans respectively.