The second largest city in Tamil Nadu and one of the major industrial hubs in South India, Coimbatore is well known for its richness in educational institutions. There are many reputed schools and colleges in Coimbatore that impart quality education. The population in Coimbatore consists of people speaking different languages like Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi and English. There are number of schools – government, govt. aided and unaided – in Coimbatore. The schools follow different curriculum like CBSE, Matriculation and Tamil Nadu State Board. Schools following the Matriculation system are more in number in Coimbatore.
Kendriya Vidyalaya School in Coimbatore is situated at Puliakulam and is one among the most reputed schools in Coimbatore. The school conducts classes from pre-primary to Class XII. A library with a vast collection of books, well equipped labs and a big play ground are provided in this school.
The Air Force School is managed by the Indian Air Force Educational and Cultural Society. This school has been recognized as the best IAF school number of times.
Avila Convent Matriculation Higher Secondary School for girls is run by the sisters of CMC Congregation. The school has been recognized as one of the best schools in Tamil Nadu. Apart from excellence in education, this school is providing ample facilities for sports, games and other extra-curricular activities. The school is located at Velandipalayam in the city.