Etched in biblical paradigms, impelled by faith and grounded in celestial philosophies,Choose Your Own Path Zion International (CBSE) School was founded a top of  the Princess of Hill stations in 2019. Dr. Kurian Abraham founded Zion International (CBSE ) School with a vision to provide equal educational opportunities to the Kodaikanal community, while striving for world-class academic quality.Zion has endeavored for overall spiritual, academic, emotional, interpersonal and professional development of students since its inception. The unified vision of the executive management and staff to transform students into scholars who are primed to overcome the challenges of the 21st century across all arenas on a global platform is the impetus for its existence.

Zion is a place for enhancing knowledge, honing intellectual proficiencies and building life-long comradeships in a vivacious campus community. A thirst for excellence and pursuit of perfection has produced numerous statewide accomplishments in both academics and sports over the years. Zion adheres to a student-centered learning environment where teaching methodologies are tailor-made to accommodate the diverse learning styles of the current generation. Ultramodern technological aids such as Educomp Smart Class, instructive CDs and multiple audio-visual aids are utilized on a daily basis to ensure comprehensive attainment of knowledge.


Zion is a co-educational residential English Medium International (CBSE) School. The school offers holistic education right from Kindergarten. The medium of instruction is English. Tamil, Hindi and French are taught as second languages. Students from diverse nationalities benefit immensely from the academic and co-curricular activities. Apart from academic excellence Zion lays a great emphasis on the all round development of students, and believes in discipline with self-esteem.


The boys’ hostel provides a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment with spacious, well-furnished rooms, nutritious meals, and recreational facilities. Each room is equipped with essential furniture, including beds, study tables, chairs, and wardrobes. Dining services offer a variety of balanced meals, catering to special dietary needs. Recreational amenities include common areas and various indoor and outdoor sports facilities, ensuring a well-rounded living experience that supports both academic and personal growth.


The girls’ hostel offers a safe, nurturing, and serene environment focused on supporting students’ academic and personal development. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with beds, study tables, chairs, and wardrobes to provide a comfortable living space. The dining hall serves a variety of healthy and balanced meals, accommodating special dietary needs. Recreational amenities include well-maintained common areas and facilities for various indoor and outdoor activities, creating opportunities for relaxation and social engagement. The hostel is designed to foster a supportive community, empowering students to thrive in all aspects of their school life.

Zion Multispeciality Kitchen

Our state-of-the-art multispeciality kitchen provides nutritious and delicious meals for students. Equipped with modern facilities, it ensures high standards of hygiene and food safety. We offer a diverse menu that caters to various dietary needs and preferences. The nutritious meals support the overall health and well-being of students, contributing to their academic and personal growth. Experience the excellent culinary services that make our institution a home away from home.


A resident qualified nurse and visiting doctors monitor the physical health of the students. The school infirmary is well equipped to cure the minor ailments of the students. The famous Van Allen hospital is referred for further treatments.