About us

A famous statesman has said “ Where there is vision there is progress .” Parkala Education Society ‘ is an off-spring of such a vision.

Prominent citizens and philanthrophists  of  Parkala and surrounding areas came for ward to found this Parkala High School with able support of the legendary visionary of Manipal Dr. T.M.A Pai.

After floating Parkala Education Society by the great visionaries like Kabiyadi Srinivasa Acharya, Belinje Vittala Hegde, Dr. U. Giridhar Rao, K. Ananda Shetty, P. Gururaja Acharya, Manjunatha Shenoy and M.N. Shanbhag , this High School Sprung up with medium of instruction in Kannada in 1964. These Founding fathers contributed whatever they could personally and travelled wide and far to collect donations for making this High School a reality. Mr P.Narayana Nayak was the pioneering headmaster and H.B Kedlaya was his first graduate Asst, Sri. T. Ramesh. U. Pai was the correspondent.

Later Mr. K.Satishchandra Hegde, an eminent local industrialist headed the 'Parkala Education Society'. During his stewardship this High School could see some changes and good progress.

The baton was passed on to Jyothisya Widwan. K. Jayarama Acharya son of Kabiyadi Joiyes. K.Jayaram Acharya brought in some young blood like Rtn. PHF. M. Manjunath Upadhya in the committee. Parkala High School English medium was started in 2006-07, during his tenure and Mr Srinivasa Nayak was the first Headmaster , was succeeded by Mr. Niranjan Rao, H.B.Kedlaya, retired from diverse field with sufficient teaching experience.

The baton was passed on to Jyothisya Widwan. K. Jayarama Acharya son of Kabiyadi Joiyes. K.Jayaram Acharya brought in some young blood like Rtn. PHF. M. Manjunath Upadhya in the committee. Parkala High School English medium was started in 2006-07, during his tenure and Mr Srinivasa Nayak was the first Headmaster , was succeeded by Mr. Niranjan Rao, H.B.Kedlaya, retired from diverse field with sufficient teaching experience.

Parkala High School is unique. It has produced many brilliant pupils who are quite successful in divorse fields. Parkala High School from its inception in 1964 is well known for its internal disciplines. Experienced and dedicated teachers are its hallmark. This High School provides well ventilated classroom with good furnitures , fans and lights, cross ventilations for good air, a well equipped laboratory, library, a computer wing to teach computer science, a very spacious Audio Visual room, staff room, office room and Headmaster Chamber separately. Enough old and latest toilets are provided by the Rotary Club with matching grant , a very sprawling playground and at the back drop we have a very big open air stage. This is once again a result of Rotary Clubs big contribution, and Vorvady Prasad & Prathap Shetty brothers contributions and big donations of Kabiyadi Joiyes family.

About President

The present president Rtn. PHF. M. Manjunatha Upadhya used his good office to make Rotary Club give large sum both for the stage and the modern toilets . He is a visionary and he has already started nursery classes and intends to come up with a primary school up to 7th standard. K.G. classes are at present run in the new stage now. So that this school is a constant provider of students in the future for high school classes . He has many such projects like starting I.T.I school, P. U. College in the future.

About Old students Association

The Old students association of this High School is quite active and now headed by Mr. B. Prabhakar Shetty as president, and Dinesh Hegde as secretary. This association lends its hand in conducting annual sports and every year on the school day this body puts up its own drama's. In all the developmental activities old students association is second to none.

In all the latest developments of this school B. Vasu Prabhu is the diving force . He has an uncanny knock of contacting his old students and getting funds for all his dreams.

This high School will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee in 2013-14. It is a milestone in the auals of this school –an eventful year.

The present management of educational society is headed by Rtn. PHF. Manjunatha Upadhya -as the president., Mr. Arunachal Hegde - Secretary, Mr. V. Ramdas Hegde and Mr. Jayaraj Hegde - Vice Presidents., Mr. Sadananda Parkala- treasurer., with many eminent citizens in the committee.

We have a beautiful botanical garden. Like varieties of medicine plants, coconut trees, mango, & jack fruit trees and varies hard wood trees. This management is planning to execute projects worth Rs. 50lakh's in the Golden Jubilee year . It is the earnest hope of this management, that - every old student of this High School will come up with own mite to make this dreams project come true…