DAV Public School, Unit-8, Bhubaneswar, is a coeducational day-cum-residential nursery-class XII school affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Established in 1971, it is managed by the DAV College Trust and Management Society, New Delhi.
Spread over an area of 4.57 acres, the school boasts more than 3,000 students on its muster rolls. There is an additional 4.25 acres of well developed playground space, especially available for training children in various sports and games. The school’s motto is "Work is worship."
The school is sited over an area of 4.57 acres with an additional 4.25 acres of well developed playground space. The school boasts a well-stocked library and a specially designed reading room. The computer department is equipped with 100 computers loaded with the latest software. The school has two computer laboratories, a junior lab for classes III to IX and a senior lab for classes X to XII. The math, physics, chemistry and biology labs are well equipped.
The school’s co-curricular activities room conducts classes in physical education, work experience, drawing, painting, music and dance. The school also has a large activity hall and a water treatment plant to supply safe drinking water, and water points with purifiers are installed on all floors. The classrooms are spacious and covered by close circuit cameras.
The nursery-class XII school is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school focuses on excellence in academics, and students of classes XI and XII also have a subject called ‘Work Experience.’ Art education and environmental education are also part of the syllabus.
Students are encouraged to participate in sports, work experience, dance, drama, music, arts and crafts.
Coaching is provided in football, volleyball, badminton, kabaddi, kho kho, and table tennis.
Children are admitted in the nursery section. Admission details are available at the school office. Call 0674-2395276.
The school is known for its academic excellence with 100 percent results in class X and XII board examinations.
Students of DAV, Unit 8 have also won several district and state level competitions.
The school hostel can accommodate 50 students. The hostel also has a canteen that provides meals to the resident students. There are three students in each room, with facilities such as 24 hours electricity, water supply, bed, chair, table and cupboard.