About Us


Khar Education Society, a Gujarati Minority Welfare Trust, was formed in 1934. It took over 'Bal-Mandir' which had started in 1930, added further classes, and named it 'Sharda Mandir' in 1933 at Khar, Mumbai and brought it under its banner. "My Pupil's Own School" was started by late Shri Jahangirji Vakil and Shrimati Kunvarbai J. Vakil, at the instance of our first Prime Minister Shri. Jawaharlal Nehru in 1929 at Pune (The school shifted to Vile Parle, Mumbai, in 1931). It amalgamated with Sharda Mandir. Then it was named Shri M.M. Pupil's Own School and Sharda Mandir.

It has a very long list of illustrious alumni who have successfully made great names and fame in fields such as social work, industry, science, arts, politics, and other fields. The alumni includes Mr. S.P. Godrej, Mr. Atul Motilal Setalvad, and philanthropists Mr. Mahendra Nanavati, and Mr. Chatrabhuj Narsee, Justice Sujata Manohar, Mrs. Tina Ambani, Mr. Kirit Somaiya, Ms. Falguni Pathak, and many other stalwarts. Late Mrs. Indira Gandhi - Former Prime Minister of India, as a child was also a student at the school for some time. Many respected leaders of India, educators and prominent personalities visited and blessed the school. Some of them are Bapuji, Rajaji, and Gurudev Tagore. Also present were Smt. Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, Smt. Sarojini Naidu, Shri. Jawaharlal Nehru, Shri. Gijubhai Badheka, Smt. Tara Ben Modak, Smt. Dakshina Murty, Shri. Uday Shankar, and a slew of other leaders, educators, and well-known individuals. The alumni of the school are professionals from all over the world and are very active and well-connected with each other through the Alumni Association.

Since then the Trust has expanded to form two SSC schools - 1 Gujarati medium and 1 English medium, 2 Junior Colleges, a Degree College and an ICSE & ISC school, which is affiliated with the CISCE (Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations). Now the school is starting a Montessori programme alongside kindergarten classes of Nursery to Sr. KG.

It is a one stop journey as a child enters the portals from Nursery to Grade 12.



To enable a child to utilize his potential to the best and make him a global citizen and a successful human being. To strengthen the roots and give him wings.



To provide opportunities and holistic learning experiences to the child to pursue excellence in every sphere of life. To enable him to be a self learner, an innovator. Guide him to be confident and responsible so as to achieve all round development.


From the Management

Education is a continuous and creative process to lead out the inherent potential of a student and the role of the teacher is to facilitate this process. A manifestation of the educational venture of the visionaries of KES is a unique concoction of modernity and tradition. Today education is the birth right of every child and promoting it in the sincerest form is the prime responsibility of every school. The focus is on child-centric education with all round development of the child so that he/she is academically sound, physically fit, mentally strong, emotionally balanced, ethically correct, morally wealthy and ready to face the real world with élan and exactitude.

Academic excellence remains a focus and last 3 years of remarkable results in ICSE Examinations speak volumes of the relentless efforts of the Teachers and Students of SMVM.