Gyan Mata vidya Vihar Sr.Sec. School was opened in Nanded on 20th June 1988 by the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales who are working in India since 1845. The Missionaries of St.Fransis de sales are a society of Fathers and Brothers founded by Fr. Peter Mermier in 1838 at Annecy France. It was his desire to instruct the Youth and lead them along the right path. For This purpose he started preaching mission, conducting camps and running Educational institutions. The Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales are spread today all over the world, involved in different activities. In India they are running schools, technical institutes, hostels and social work centres for the well being of the people.
As a Catholic School, we are working not only for the intellectual, cultural and physical development of our children from the early stage but also for formation of character by inculcating sound moral principles, so that they grow up as good children of God and responsible citizens of our country.
Gyan Mata vidya Vihar Sr.Sec. School is an unaided recognised Christian Minority private institution affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education.
The first academic year of the school commenced in June 1988. The school is running classes from I to X. The curriculum of the school is of Central Board of Secondary Education and the students are prepared for the All India Secondary and Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education. Hindi is taught as the Second Language and Marathi as the third Language. Every student from classes 6 to 8 can opt for Sanskrit instead of Marathi and 9 to 10 can opt for Sanskrit/Marathi/Hindi. Social Work and vocational Guidance are recommended for all the students from class VI onwards. Students are instructed to do their best for rural development, removal of poverty, to have a better understanding of the problems of the poorest of the poor.