The Kendriya Vidyalaya Keonjhar one of the members of all Kendriya Vidyalayas, which are run by the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, an autonomous body formed by the Ministry of Education (H.R.D.), Govt. of India, New Delhi in 1965. These Vidyalayas are Co-Educational Vidyalaya which primarily caters to the educational needs of the children of Central Government employees including Defense personnel liable to frequent transfers throughout the country and floating population.
The Kendriya Vidyalaya have a four - fold mission, viz.
  1. To cater to the educational needs of children of transferable Central Government including Defense and Para-military personnel by providing a common programme of education
  2. To pursue excellence and set the pace in the field of school education
  3. To initiate and promote experimentation and innovations in education in collaboration with other bodies like the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) etc.
  4. To develop the spirit of national integration and create a sense of "Indianness" among children.
"The school's mission is to prepare each student for academic, social and personal success by creating a community of empowered and diverse learners striving to be global citizens in natural atmosphere of mutual respect, understanding and trust."
 Kendriya Vidyalaya Keonjhar is a Civil Sector School, located in the district headquarters of Keonjhar . It is established in the year 2001.
The K.V. Keonjhar is in an idyllic setting, two sprawling campuses for Secondary and Primary sections amidst hills and fields, fine weather and a natural pollution free atmosphere satisfy a crucial need in today's world for students to be able to learn, observe, introspect and contemplate in a most desirable environment. Presently it is functioning in its own building. The location of the new building is a quiet retreat away from the disturbances of the town in a rural setting and conducive to pursue academic excellence. It is shielded on other sides by Natures evergreen slopes i.e. in the foothills of Chulia.
In its firm underlying philosophy of rendering holistic learning, delivered by highly qualified staff within an outstanding infrastructure and eco-friendly campus, KV Keonjhar continues a grand tradition of 13 successful years and prepares to move dynamically into the future.