Vidyapeeth Highschool Kolhapur, is a Marathi school located in the southern city of Maharashtra - Kolhapur. Vidyapeeth has the merit of having many students in the State Merit List year after year. The school was started in 1917 by Shri. Tophkhane-guruji on a land donated by the King of Kolhapur Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj. The land that was previously used as his stable. Since then the school has produced many notable alumni in different fields. The school is located next to Mahalaxmi Temple in Kolhapur and also has a land outside the city in Tapovan.