Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara was an instrumental in founding the CMI congregation, to form leaders who are intellectually competent and spiritually mature and dynamic in all walks of life. Education is one of the principal avenues of their apostolate. The educational mission which they have carried out at all levels in different parts of India is indeed praise worthy.
As long as the Syro Malabar Church exists, the home of Rev. Dr. Placid J. Podipara CMI will remain in Golden Letter as an evergreen presence in the history. The magnanimity of his simplicity has taken him across and beyond the boundaries as an Indian. In remembrance of this great personality the school was names as Placid Vidya Vihar.
Rev. Fr. Alphonse CMI was the founder of S.H. Monastery in Chethipuzha. The remarkable service rendered by this monarchy in bringing up the spiritual leaders till the establishment of Dharmaram College in Bangalore is indeed praise worthy. Ever since its inception in the year 1883. It is one of the leading churches in changanassery to help the people to have deep faith in the religion.
It was through the identity of K.J.H.S. School S.H. Monastery actively took part in the field of education. Now K.J.H.S.S is one of the best schools in Kottayam district. Placid Vidya Vihar was to feeding school of K.J. The primary section of Placid Vidya Vihar was started on 3rd July 1988. CMI St. Joseph Province educational secretary Vicar Provincial Rev. Dr. Thomas Kalayil blessed the two block building. It is located at the left side of Chethipuzha, Vadakekara road. Now the school campus covers an area of …………. Sq. m. We have the team of …….. well qualified and experienced teachers in various departments and around ……… non teaching staff to support the school administration.
We have the tradition of achieving 100% result and 100% marks in many of the subject. Now it has reached significant stats of scoring 1st rank in state level exams.
In the year 2008 Derick Mathew Suresh has brought 1st rank in the All Kerala Engineering Entrance Exam, followed by him in the year 2008-09 Jaiben bagged 1st rank in Medical Entrance and again in the year 2010-11 Dilip K. Kainikara bagged 1st rank in Engineering Entrance Exam. The school also gives equal importance to co-curricular and extra curricular activities. In the year 1996 the school is affiliated to CBSE (New Delhi) and approved by the ministry of education. At present about ……….. students are studying in classes from I to XII.
The main highlight of PVV is the well established library, laboratory, IT Lab, School Transportation facility, Canteen, Digital lab, residential facilities and Bank extension counter.
Teachers are given in service programme once in a year and 3 days residential programme is also given once in 3 years to update the teachers to equip themselves with the latest methodology of teaching. All our staffs are highly qualified and professionally trained and sincerely committed to high standard of quality and service. Class teachers regularly communicate to parents with appraisals of their ward’s performance and growth. Open house is scheduled after each summative assessment. This provides an opportunity for parents and teachers meet one another and discuss the improvement of short coming of the students.