D.A.V. Public School, Pokhariput managed by the DAV COLLEGE MANAGEMENT SOCIETY, New Delhi has been functioning from 1992 under the able administration and good will of the school Management Committee, who are always with constructive suggestions and immediate solution at the hour of need. The school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
This is a 3+ to 17+ from LKG TO STD-XII mixed compressive school which started in Old Town Bhubaneswar in 1992, with strength of 192 students and was shifted to Pokhariput, Aerodorme area in the year 1998.
The school spreads across three acres of surface seated like a hermit in the picturesque place of Bhubaneswar overlooking the monumental Dhauligiri on one side and Khandagiri on the other. It embarked on its venture with a team of 182 students and 9 faculty members in the year 1992 in a rented building. Today it accommodates 1850 students from LKG to Std. XII, under the dynamism of 70 faculty members. The school is endorsed with infrastructural activities essential for an ideal learning environment with 50 class-rooms, 3 well equipped Science Laboratories, a library equipped with 10,000 books ranging from encyclopedias, magazines, periodicals, newspaper and journals of reputed Indian & foreign publications, a Mathematics Laboratory, a Kids Den for Tiny Tots, an Activity Hall of 200 seating capacity, 2 Computer Labs with Broadband Internet facility, cycle shed for students and an audio Visual room. Besides regular curriculum the school imparts extra guidance for Olympiad, debates, quiz and Regional Competition.
Remedial and extra classes are regular features of the school.
Clubs: The school encourages activities for individuals as well as for groups for Social, Literary, cultural, sports and Environment through the six clubs i.e Literary Litany, Quizzard, Cultural Pantheon, Sports Arena and Environment space, Cyber Hub headed by a Student Secretary and Teacher President.
Building an energetic younger generation with a sound mind and strong physique imbibed with ethics and moral values is what the school aims at.
The school Endeavour’s to impart:
Academic distinctions through better teaching facilities and well-qualified dedicated teachers.
Personality development through curricular and extra curricular activities.
Nationalistic outlook by arranging community service through NCC, Scout, Guide & Red-Cross.
Value education through morning prayers, thoughts read in the assembly, participation in Hawan and observation of important events.
Self- esteem and latent talent of the students through Art, Craft, Music and Public speaking.
Education through modern technological means in order to face the challenges of 21st century.
Crossing over many barricade on its way, it has now reached to the considerable apex within a short span of time. At present the school is housed a 3 storyed building with 90 staff members and 2000 students. Adorned with the state of the art infrastructure. The school provides a congenial environment for alround development of the whole personality and its integration with the society. Highly motivated and dedicated team of teachers play the role of a model for the students. Individual care and personalised coaching and regular effort have woven a very vibrant and inspiring environment where learning is a joy and teaching a fun.
The campus has a playground for Football, Cricket, Throw Ball, Volley Ball, Table Tennis, Kho-Kho, Kabbadi & Athletics.
A 4000 sq.ft open reading centre with 10,000 books of National and International repute and journals, a Web Resource Centre and Teacher Resource Centre is the focal point & nerve centre of the students.
Two full-fledged computer labs with Broad-band and Dial-up Internet connection consisting of more than 80 P-IV computers are housed. This year the school has been awarded with the State Computer Literacy Award.
3 well equipped State-of-the-art laboratories for Science, Mathematics Lab, a fun-filled Kid’s Den, a large well equipped Audio Visual Room along with 3 Activity Rooms, Thinking Lab for Junior Classes of V,VI & VIII are the centre of progressive learning.
Six clubs named Literary Litany, Environment Space, Sports Arena, Cultural Pantheon, Cyber Hub & Quizzard under the guidance of a Teacher President and Student Secretary are vibrant catering to the development of personality and leadership qualities.
Beyond the Curriculum
Intensive coaching is provided to the students for preparation of NTSE, Mathematics, Science & Cyber Olympiad, JEE/Medical coaching for Std- IX to XII are taken up beyond the school hours.
Bus facility is provided (through a travel agency) inside the city.