Nestled in the campus of historic Danapur Cantt., Kendriya Vidyalaya Danapur Cantt caters to the educational and all – around holistic developmental needs of children of defence personnels, other transferable central government employees and others on basis of priority.
- Date of opening of the KV : December, 1963.
- Highest class and the number of sections sanctioned for each class: +2 stage- First Shift – Science stream + Humanity , Second Shift- Science stream + Commerce. First Shift - I to V – 4 section, VI to X- 5 sections, XI and XII (Science) – 03 sections, XI and XII (Humanities) 01 section. Second shift I to V – 3 section,VI to IX - 04 section XI and XII (Science) – 02 section XI and XII (Commerce) - 02 section.
- Sector ( Civil/Defence/Project/IHL) – Defence
- District :- Patna
- State/ U.T. :- BIHAR
K.V Danapur Cantt. has the proud privilege of being one of the oldest Kendriya Vidyalayas of country. It was established in 1963. Presently it has 4+3 sections from class I to V, 5+4 sections from class VI to X, 3+2 sections in XI and XII ( science), 1 section in XI and XII (Humanities) and 2 sections in XI and XII (Commerce). Since 2004, the vidyalya is also running its second shift.
There is a library, housing about 15,000 books. There are fully equipped laboratories of Physics, Chemistry, & Biology. There is a Junior Science Lab as well. The Vidayalya is proud to have 4 Computer Labs with 130 Computers, 28 LCD Projectors, 10 Scanner and several other accessories.
There are 2 Basketball courts, 2 Badminton courts, 2 Kho-Kho fields, 1 Kabadi field, 1 Volleyball court, 1 football ground, One Newly Skating Rink and 1 handball ground. In addition, there is a children park exclusively for the primary class students.
Vidyalaya is also running a Pre-Primary class, with 25 children on a self financing basis. Playway method or activity oriented teaching is adopted in Primary classes. In primary classes grading system is followed.
Under leadership of a Principal, there is a team of 2 vice-principals, 120 teachers, 5 administrative staff and 12 sub-staff.The team, at all times, is helping the pupils towards their success.
Every year the Vidyalaya produces many scholars who enter into IITs and other prestigious engineering & medical colleges in India.