VSSC Central School is a school in Thumba, Trivandrum, India. It was founded to enable the residents of VSSC Housing Colony to send their kids to a nearby school.. The admission is restricted to children of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre employees.
Now this is a school educating with high standards to about 1000 children of employees of
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VSSC Central school, a prestigious institution under the management of VSSC is affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. It is situated in the premises of VSSC housing colony, 16 km away from city, on the coast of Arabian sea. It was established on 28.06.1976 with 28 students and 4 teachers in a type II quarter to cater to the educational needs of the wards of the ISRO employees staying in VSSC housing colony. But now it has got a sprawling campus of its own with five independent but interlinked blocks. It’s steady growth to a full-fledged senior secondary school, offering five streams at the +2 level with almost 1000 students and 50 staff members is quiet amazing. It renders excellent service to the society by producing budding scientists, doctors, engineers, artists and above all, perfect human beings of strong character year after year.
The students of this school are previlaged to have all modern facilities in sports and games, laboratories, Library etc. under the expert guidance of well qualified teachers who attend regular in-service courses and workshops to equip themselves with the modern methods. School day and Sports day are conducted every year while exhibition is conducted in every alternate years on a grand scale. Being attached to VSSC, celebration of National Science day is a regular feature of the school. In connection with these, many interschool and intra school competitions are conducted. The school excels well in sports and games, cultural activities and quizzing at state and national levels. Record is maintained in the field of academics also by producing high percentage of pass in AISS and AISSC examinations. Almost 80% students passing AISSE get admissions for various professional courses. The school is advancing on the perfect lines as per CBSE and KV norms to inculcate the best education to the wards of VSSC employees.