The total strength of the school for the academic year 2017-2018 is 4948 with 380 in the KG compartment, 925 in the Pre Primary, 1438 in the Primary, 1167 in the Middle School, 620 in the High School and 418 in the Senior Secondary. There are 209 teaching Staff members on roll and the Student teacher ratio is 23:1
Velammal Vidyalaya houses a collection of latest infrastructure, equipped with progressive , futuristic designs to whet the enthusiasm of the pupils. Having recognized the distinctive need of an individual,a fine sense of momentousness is placed in assembling the methodological & technological framework to conform to the needs of brainiacs.
The school provides physical facilities as per norms of the Central Board of Secondary Education.
The school aims at developing leadership qualities in students to mould them to become nation builders. The Council comprises the School Pupil Leader and an Assistant School Pupil Leader from Std-VII. Further, there are Head Boys and Head Girls for each Compartment. The school also appoints Presidents and Vice Presidents for all the Clubs functioning in the school. The school has a well designed system of selecting the leaders. The administrative staff assisted by the Class Teachers select students who have the attributes of a leader, excel in Academics, Sports and Cultural Activities and are also well disciplined and possess social grace. These selected students are given a self appraisal questionnaire and then called for an interview by the Selection Panel comprising a team of School Administrators. Students are selected purely on merit.
Under the unique ECA YLP (Extra Curricular Activity Year Long Programme) – an initiative brainchild of the School Correspondent, Shri.M.V.M.Velmohan, launched in accordance has proven to be the most powerful and vibrant tool needed to ignite transformation in students. Some of the courses offered are: Fine Arts, Quizzing, Classical & Western Dance, Carnatic & Western Music, Scouts & Guides, Cubs & Bulbuls, Bunnies, School Band, etc.