The National Public School, Indiranagar is a coeducational day school affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The school was established in 1982 under the chairmanship of Dr. K P Gopalkrishna and is part of the National Public School group of schools. The school is particularly well-reputed for its academic rigour.
The school provides a large auditorium and well-equipped science and math laboratories and a computer laboratory with computing facilities for over 80 students. The school also has AV rooms, a smart boardroom and a resource room.
The playground has a fountain that is used for outdoor class discussions, a drinking water facility, stage for conducting extracurricular activities and a concrete basketball court.
The school is equipped to handle everyday medical/first-aid issues. Fire extinguishers have been installed at strategic locations. The school conducts fire drills and the district fire brigade visits the school every year to educate students about fire safety.
The CBSE affiliated school offers the Montessori and Kindergarten systems at the junior levels. At the senior secondary level (Class 11 onwards), students are offered Science (PCMB or PCMCs) or Commerce (with the option of Mathematics or History) courses. Each grade level has three sections comprising no more than 40 students each (although this varies for Class 11 Science class).
Hindi is taught from Class 1 as a second language, while Sanskrit is taught from Class 5 as a third language. In Class 9, students have the option of studying either Hindi or Sanskrit as a second language. Kannada is not part of the curriculum at any stage.
Extracurricular activities like training in taekwondo, music, dance, aerobics and theatre are conducted under the guidance of professionals after school hours.
Admission is open to all children from Kindergarten, Grades 2 to 9 and 11. Admissions to Grades 2 to 9 and Grade 11 are based on performance in the written admission test conducted in April/May. Admission is granted only on merit and availability of seats.
The school produces excellent results in the AISSE (All India Senior School Certificate Examination) for Grade 12 and in AISSE (All India Secondary School Examination) for Grade 10 every year with the highest aggregates often crossing 98 percent.