Education Department of Greater Chennai Corporation was started with 40 primary schools in the year 1912. GCC has 281 Primary /Middle/High/Higher Secondary Schools across Chennai. Currently 139 schools from the extended area are added to the Greater Chennai Corporation.
To improve the Health and Hygiene of Chennai school students, free medical inspection is being conducted periodically by the Health Department, Greater Chennai Corporation. Counseling and medicines are given for the welfare of the students