The school, started in 1962, was upgraded to higher secondary in 1991. The 2 divisions (one for visually impaired
and one for hearing impaired) together has about 350 students studying in classes 6 to 12, with different sections
for English and Tamil medium of instruction.
The school follows the Tamilnadu State Board syllabus.
The institute is non-discriminatory with respect to religion, caste and the only criterion is the degree of disability
Those who have less than 50% disability are encouraged to join the mainstream schools for a more inclusive experience
The students have been consistently achieving 100% pass results since 2009. A total of about 2000 students have passed out
of the school in the last 53 years and are faring well in their chosen fields.