Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School

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Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
School type Private, Higher secondary
Motto Learn to Lead
Established 1986
Principal N.Vijayan
Vice Principal Mrs Shanthi
Faculty 600
Grades Nursery-Twelfth Grade
Campus size 6.1 Hectares(approx.)
Campus type Suburban

The Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School is a system of schools in Chennai established and managed by the Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School Society. They were conceived in 1989 by N. Vijayan the then Air Force Officer of India, to prepare students for entry into the Next Generation of the World. Today there are over 3 such schools in Chennai. The main school is located in the outskirts of Tambaram, Chennai, South India and can be easily reached from Tambaram Railway Station in about 15 minutes. The school is about 12 km from Meenambakkam Anna International Airport.

Dr.N.Vijayan is the principal and correspondent of this school. This school is a school which nurtures children for their dream future and to face the world. The school is known for its very high disciplinary standards and maintaining rules for creating the future citizens of the nation. The school works very hard for the welfare of every child and in living the motto. It is the second largest functioning school in Tamil Nadu with about 8000 students and more than 800 teachers. It is known among the residents of Chennai as a school which is quite strict and that which produces excellent results.


The Principal of Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School was started by Dr. L.N.Vijayan in the year 1985 with eleven students and two teachers. Dr. L.N.Vijayan struggled a lot to improve his school and now it is one of the top schools in Tamil Nadu. Even though he is a principal of his school, he worked as a physics teacher for 12th students. The school shows Centum Result in Public Exams from the year (2007–present). The school had grown like a banyan sheltering more than 14,000 students and 600 teaching faculty in the academic year 2009-2010. In the year 2010, the school celebrated its Silver Jubilee.


Commodious buildings spread over fifteen acres (6.1 hectares approx.) of land.The school has separate science labs and the library.There are nearly four e-pathshalas in the school campus.

ZMHSS is one among the few schools in Chennai to have a very good infrastructure. The Office block has the Principal's Cabin, the V.P.'s cabin and the office.

The open air auditorium is an open air stage used for hosting mega functions like the Annual Day and other events like "Felicitating the Toppers",etc., It is also used as a gymnasium used for the activity classes.

The new building was built later and it has the middle level classes.

Rules and conditions[edit]

To name a few, In this school boys and girls are not allowed to communicate with each other or they face the risk of suspension. Hair has to be well groomed for boys and it has to be plaited for girls.

2012 bus accident[edit]

On 25 July 2012 a six-year-old student died on her way home when she fell through a hole in the floor of a Zion MHSS school bus and was run over by its rear wheels.[1] Vijayan, two of his brothers, and several officials were arrested, and the three schools were closed for several days.[2]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Girl's death opens a can of worms". The Hindu. 28 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Zion school to reopen on Monday". The Asian Age. 30 July 2012. 

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