Run by the Dayanand Anglo Vedic College Trust, DAV Public School was founded as a nursery school in June 1978 in Chandigarh
. The school offers classes up to the secondary level and is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE.)
Rated the best amongst all the DAV institutions of North India in 1999, the school's motto is to emphasize the significance of both Vedic culture and modern advancements in science and technology. Sports and extracurricular activities are given due importance. The academic life is rich with events, clubs, community service work, and publications. Tiny tots in the kindergarten school are given special care.