Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School

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Vidya Mandir
Motto Saha Veeryam Karavavahai
(Sanskrit: Work Together)
Established 1956
Type Private school / Central Board of Secondary Education, India
Principal Shoba Raman
Vice Principal Sudha Suresh (high school), Vijaya Meenakshi (middle school), Jyothsna Natraj (primary) and Alamelu Krishnan (kindergarten)
Location 124, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore
Chennai - 600004
India India
Students c. 2200
Gender Co-educational
Houses Nilkant, Kanchenjunga, Nanga Parbat, and Kailash
Colours Green and white          
Publication Darpan, Dhwani

Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School is a school in India, in the southern city of Chennai. Founded in 1956 by M. Subbaraya Aiyar, R. S. Subbalakshmi and Padmini Chari, the school recently celebrated its 60th anniversary. It follows the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) pattern of education. With just a handful of boys in 1956, studying at the Mylapore Ladies' Club premises, the school now has well over 2000 students, 100 teachers and 35 support staff, three school buildings in the same location and a branch at Estancia.

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The motto of Vidya Mandir is "Saha Veeryam Karavavahai" which means "Let the student and teacher perform great acts of strength together".