Sacred Heart School, the intellectual light house of knowledge, in the Nilgiris has created history in the field of education in Tamil Nadu. This Premier educational institution was established on 1st of June, 1986 . under the management of Fathima Matha Church,Kayyunni. It had a humble beginnig with 18 students. For better management the school it was handed over by the parish to the Diocese of Mananthavadyin 1985.The school shaped the prosect pf numerous children who are all around the globe.It has grown into Higher Secondary School in 2000.At present this school is directly under the management of the Cathlic Diocese of Mananthavady, Rt.Rev.Dr. Jose Porunnedam, the Bishop is the Patron. This school is run by the Nilgiris Education Trust,with Rev.Msgr.Abraham Nellickal as Chairman and Rev.Fr.John Kokkanadathil as Director. The Vicar of Fathima Matha Church serves as the Local Manager.
Sacred Heart Matriculation Higher Secondary School is a self financing minority institution, recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu. We have classes from LKG to Plus Two following the syllabus of Government of Tamil Nadu,with 1186 students and 64 staff. The medium of instruction is English.