Pad. Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil Sainik School is a Government Aided School of Government of Maharashtra. It strives constantly for excellence and application based learning. The school has a multi-sensory, thematic play way approach to enlarge the mental horizons and broaden the outlook of a child at the Secondary and Higher Secondary level. The methodology across the school includes a value based approach to life, develops logical thinking, and facilitates creativity and excellence along with a communicative approach to language teaching. Emphasis is laid on integrated learning, blending technology with education.
The school endeavours to ensure that each and every despite would grow-up to be a well-balanced personality with internal and external values carrying forward the vision of the school. They will learn to respect and embrace differences across varied cultures and will develop their potential by believing in themselves as capable individuals. They will learn to create, to lead, to love and live life fully.
In the year 1997, Maharashtra Government announced a scheme to open one Sainik School per district to promote participation of Maharashtra in the Indian Army, particularly Officers cadre.
Padmashri Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil Sainik School was established by Pravara Rural Education Society on 11 Oct 1997 (the auspicious day of Vijaya -Dashmi in the year 1997) at Loni with mere 22 students.
It is an English Medium School from Std. V to Std. XII and follows the pattern of Maharashtra State Board for Secondary & Higher Secondary Education, Pune. Since the academic year 2009-10, the school has moved into its own new location sprawling over 35 acres having excellent infrastructure for classes, hostel and cadet’s mess along with number of playgrounds for all types of sports and games and International level Swimming Pool, Badminton Court, Table Tennis Court, etc.