Sainik School Kodagu is the twenty second in the country and second sainik school in the state of Karnataka and was established on 18th October 2007. The school comes under the purview of Karnataka state government and Ministry of Defence, Govt of India and administered by Local Board of Governors. The school trains the boys in over all development in providing quality education. It also helps in creating the consciousness of national integration .
The School is located at Kudige, which is approximately 6 kms away from Kushalnagar. The land area of the school is 60 acres. The location of the school is in a picturesque area surrounded by mountain ranges. The idea of establishing a Sainik school in the land of Kodagu was that Kodagu has contributed brave warriors, who rose to the rank of Brigadiers, Generals and Field Marshal. True to its name, as Kodagu is known as the ‘land of warriors’ it has produced Field Marshal KM Cariappa and General KS Thimmaiah.