D.A.V. Public School, Chennai was founded in the year 1990. From a modest beginning, D.A.V.P.S Chennai enjoys a position of eminence among the city schools today. The school has strength of over 3000 students and nearly 140 teaching and non teaching staff members.Academic brilliance alone will not suffice in today's ever evolving and a highly competitive world hence the school lays emphasis on the holistic development of the students by encouraging participation in extracurricular activities and application of information technology and multimedia in the 'Teaching - Learning process'.
- Day School
- School provides transportation
- LKG to XII grade
- English Medium
- Co-ed School
- Grades: LKG, 1-12
- School Day: Monday - Friday
- Timing: 8:35am - 4pm
- Gender: Co-Educational
- Religion: All
- Principal: Minoo Aggarwal
- Curriculum: CBSE
- Language: English
- Fees: Contact to school
A "state of the art air conditioned library" houses the latest books and is a 'store house of knowledge'. It facilitates extra learning both for the teacher and the taught through magazines, periodicals, audio / video cassettes and latest educational softwares. Six computers with high speed internet facilities have been provided in the library for use by staff and students.
The school campus houses spacious and "state of the art laboratory" for Physics, Chemistry, Biology , air-conditioned Senior and Junior Computer laboratories, Mathematics laboratories and Social Science Resource Room. These laboratories facilitate better comprehension of the basic principles and concepts by stimulating the imagination, observation and reasoning faculty. In this modern high - tech world, students need to be fully equipped in the field of Computers. Computer Aided Instruction (CAI) plays an important role in the student's learning process as lessons learnt through audio and visual aids get etched in the young minds. An English Language Laboratory provides "Hands on experience" in developing the language skills, which we believe will go a long way in the teaching - learning process.
School has a well equipped and air conditioned Audio Visual room for use of students and staff to enhance "Teaching Learning Process". The room is equipped with a CD Player , VCD Player, LCD Projector, T.V, a computer and e-beam Interactive White board. Arrangements have been made in this room for participating in the educational programmes televised through IGNOU for both teachers and students.
School houses a very large activity room equipped with more than 250 types of teaching aids for the use of Pre Primary to Std II to facilitate language development, Social development, Mathematical and analytical skills apart from areas for block play, Story telling and Role Play. Audio Visual aids also find a place in this room.
Great care is given to health and hygiene. School has the facility for sick room and basic First Aid. Annual Comprehensive Health check is carried out by a team of doctors from a reputed hospital. The school has a full time trained nurse on its rolls to take care of minor injuries and First - Aid. All staff members and students are insured (24 hours) against accidents with TATA-AIG.
The school owns 3 Eicher Vehicles which covers a distance of 5 KM radius for Pick Up and Drop of students. Safety of students being ferried in the vehicles is our prime concern. The vehicles are equipped with First Aid Box with Basic First Aid Kit , Fire Extinguisher, Extra Railing Rods in the windows and an attendant who is advised to be vigilant at all times. Speed Governor is installed in all the 3 vehicles as per the specifications of Govt. of Tamil Nadu . Contact No. of the Transport Incharge is displayed in all the 3 vehicles.
The School Transport Committee has been constituted as per the instructions from Tamil Nadu State Government Transport Authority.
In the water starved city of Chennai, every drop of water is precious and needs to be conserved. The Reverse Osmosis Plant with a production of 1500 litres per hour has been installed in the School premises. One stainless steel water dispenser has been installed on all the floors. Special provision has been made to use the waste water after the process for watering the plants.
The Reverse Osmosis Plant was inaugurated on 16.8.13 by the Parents, Teachers and Students in presence of Principal by cutting the ribbon . Principal drank the first glass of water followed by Parents, Teachers and Students.
Safety is the prime concern in our school. No stone is left unturned as far as safety is concerned. Besides the emergency exits, pfrvision of grills at all vantage points, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers et.al, a Fire Hose Reel has also been installed on all floors of the building. The Sub Staff and few Staff members have been trained to use the same. There was a demonstration by the officials ffrm the company on the methodology of using the systems.
Extra Curricular Activities
Indoor Games: Chess, Caram, Judo, Table tennis
Outdoor Games: Hockey, Football, Cricket, Kho kho, Basket Ball, Atheletics, Volley Ball
School endeavours to foster Human Excellence through Competence, Conscience and Compassion.
- To identify the Aptitude of the students and Mould their Caliber and Passion to become achievers and face the challenges of an ever changing and highly competitive world.
- To foster in the students a sound Value System and a repertoire of Life Skills to lead a life of happiness and contentment.
- To sensitize the students to make their Contribution towards the larger cause of Humanity and their Motherland with will power and strength.