Location of the School
The school is located in Panchgani, a well known hill station in the Satara district of Maharashtra, India. Panchgani derives its name from the five hills around it. At an altitude of 1334 metres, it offers breathtaking views of the river Krishna on one side and coastal plains on the other. Temperatures vary from 35°C in summer to 16°C in winter.
Panchgani is famous for having Asia's second largest mountain plateau aptly called 'Tableland'. The Tableland offers a scenic view of the town 60 metres below as well as the surrounding valley.
Panchgani also has a local hospital with paediatric and orthopaedic consultants and facilities for any necessary investigation and treatment.
Panchgani is easily accessible by road from Mumbai and Pune. It is 270 kms from Mumbai and 98 kms from Pune, the nearest airport as well as major railway station. Taxis and buses are the main modes of travel to and from this serene location.
The school has a sprawling 15 acres compound bound by roads on four sides. It is at just 5 minutes walking distance from the main bus stand. The landscape is well laid out with the heritage school buildings visible from the main road and the dormitories set behind it.
The entire campus is Green and thickly covered with vegetation, trees and flowers of various kinds.
Most of the trees form part of different botanic families and hence offer live examples for reference in Sciences. The entire premises is well maintained and clean providing an ideal setting in natural surroundings for individual development and intellectual growth. The health of children usually improves considerably during their stay at Kimmins.
A great deal of the children's time is spent in the open air. Walks and picnics are frequently arranged.