Excel Central School

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Excel Central School
17-190A, Awai Farm Lane
Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu
Coordinates 8°20′05″N 77°15′49″E / 8.3346°N 77.2637°E / 8.3346; 77.2637Coordinates: 8°20′05″N 77°15′49″E / 8.3346°N 77.2637°E / 8.3346; 77.2637
Type Private
Motto "Wisdom Enriches"
Established 2003
Chairman Dr. Sree Kumar
Principal Brinda Sree Kumar
Grades Preschool–12
Age range 3–17
Enrollment 1850 (2014)
Student to teacher ratio 1:15, 1:25
Campus size 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Campus type Rural
Accreditation ICSE

Excel Central School is a co-educational English Medium School which is situated 1 km west to Thiruvattar. By following the council for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education, ICSE syllabus the school provides a broad and balanced modern curriculum. The Administration of the school is vested with the Centre for Education and Research Trust, which is a non-profit institute for rural education.

The school has entered into a joint venture with New Delhi based ISO 9001 certified Pearls International School, with a view to integrate new techniques and educational technology with existing educational standards.

Location and Establishment[edit]

This institution was established in the academic year 2003-04. The campus covers about 8 acres (32,000 m2). It is located 1.5km south-east of Moovattumugam, the converging point of River Kothai and River Pahrali. It is connected with a sub-road of Awai Farm-lane road from the link road of KulasekaramMarthandam at Thiruvattar from the main NH 47 in a serene, evergreen highland. It is 5km from the Marthandam Railway Station and 50km away from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport .

The front view of Excel Central School


The library within the campus, encompasses more than 3000 volumes of selected books on various subjects. It possesses reference materials and sources such as encyclopaedias, childcraft, dictionaries, domestic and international children's research documents, newspapers, and a collection of child play-related materials, i.e. Audio & Video Compact Disc and Tapes . Further more, it receives valuable advice from national and international research institutions and universities.

Transportation & Other facilities[edit]

All of the 71 classrooms are equipped with a range of interactive learning technologies, including touch screens and I-boards and multimedia projectors. Other facilities include an integrated multimedia music room, dance halls, a music hall, tennis courts, a 6 lane swimming pool and a 200-meter athletics track. ECS is the first school in Southern India to have introduced a Robotics Lab. The school operates a transport facility for the day scholars. Operating 55 Buses on different routes, the current operational limit of this service is 30 square km from the school campus. A nursing station is maintained within the campus with trained staff to attend to any minor health problems of the children.


Office hours

The school office is open between the hours of 9.00 A.M. and 5.30 P.M. Parents can meet the principal at any time during office hours. The office remains closed on Sundays and other Public Holidays.

School hours

For Pre- School  : 10.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M.
For L.K.G. & U.K.G.  : 9.40 A.M. to 3.30 P.M.
For Std 1 to 5  : 9.30 A.M. to 3.30 P.M.

Educational terms

  1. First Term  : June, July and August
  2. Second Term  : September, October and November
  3. Third Term  : December, January and February
  4. Fourth Term  : March, April and May