The School was founded by the Late Principal N. D. Nagarvala and the Late Dr (Mrs.) Erin N. Nagarvala on June 18th 1947 in a residential bungalow at No. 4, Boat Club Road, Pune. Mr. & Mrs. Nagarvala realized that the children of middle class parents especially those from rural parts of Maharashtra, find it difficult to get quality education at an affordable residential school. They believed that most middle class parents have brilliant children, with the potential to be successful & outstanding citizens given the right opportunities.
- State Board
- Day School
- School provides transportation
- Maharashtra State Board Board
- Co-ed School
- Grades: LKG, 1-10
- School Day: Monday - Saturday
- Timing: 10am - 5pm
- Gender: Co-Educational
- Religion: All
- Principal: N.A.
- Curriculum: State Board
- Language: English
- Fees: N.A.
The boarders from Upper Kindergarten to Std, IV are accommodated in a spacious dormitory. Class wise dormitories are under the care of a resident matron and supported by domestic helpers and a school nurse.
The boarders of the secondary section reside separately in another dormitory building under the supervision of hostel supervisors.
The girls of the secondary section are housed in a wing of the Principal's bungalow.
Extra Curricular Activities
The school has a huge campus and provides ample facilities for physical activities. Games are compulsory and every boy and girl has to play games daily, except on medical grounds.
Football, basket ball, volley ball, hand ball, hockey, throw ball and athletics are played in the evenings under the supervision of special coaches and physical education teachers.
Originally the school was named "The National Military School", however on the advice of The Education Department the word "Military" was dropped and the School was re-named "The National Model School". It was only after the untimely demise of Dr. (Mrs.) Erin N. Nagarvala that the name was changed, in honour of her devotion and dedication to the school. Dr. Banubai Coyaj was the chief guest at the renaming ceremony on 15th August, 1985.
Mr.N.K.Mahajan , a founder member at the inception of the school, continues to play a big role in making the School what it is today.
The school is administered by a Board of Governors who form a part of The National Education Society"
Mr N D Nagarvala
The Society runs two co-educational institutions; one for the boarders and another for day scholars. The Boarding School is located in two circular buildings and the boarders live in spacious dormitories. The kitchen is annexed to a large Dining Hall. The Day School is situated just minutes away from the Boarding School. In a two storied building with large well lit and ventilated classrooms and a large playground.
The Primary School Boarders (UKG to Std. IV) are housed class wise in a dormitory block with Matrons to look after them. The Senior School Boarders (Std. V – X) are in a separate block and attended by House Supervisors. The Secondary girls' dormitory is attached to a wing of the Principal's Bungalow.
Both the Schools Boarding and Day are recognized by the Education Department of the State of Maharashtra.
The School maintains a reputation for its high academic standards, personal care and attending to the development of the talents and personality of each student. The School employs well qualified staff to meet the academic and hostel needs of the students.