VSSC Central School
VSSC Central School is an English medium co-educational public school in Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram, India. It was founded to enable the residents of VSSC Housing Colony to send their children to a local school. Admission is restricted to children of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre employees. It is a full-fledged senior secondary school, offering five streams at the +2 level with almost 1000 students and 50 staff members. It is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi.
It was founded in 1976 with 28 students and four teachers in a type II quarter to cater to the educational needs of the wards of the ISRO employees staying in VSSC housing colony. It has a sprawling campus with five interlinked blocks. The Principal is Mrs. Pushpa R. Menon and the Vice Principal is Mrs. Beena Praba. There are more than 50 teaching staff, 10 non teaching and five office staff.
- Classes: Standard I to Standard XII.
- Second languages: Hindi and Sanskrit
- Houses: Subhash, Tagore, Ashok, Raman
- Song: Asato ma sad gamaya; Tamso ma jyotir gamaya
- Sports: cricket, football, badminton, hockey and basketball.
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