Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya, Coimbatore, is a major educational centre of the well-known Ramakrishna Mission. It is 19 kms from Coimbatore City on the highway to Ootacamund,and is situated in a serene environment spread over about 300 acres. The Institution was founded by Sri T S Avinashilingam in 1930 with an investment of just Rs. 5.75 and with one harijan boy on its roll.
The Vidyalaya has a very strong Alumni and it forms a vital and vibrant component of the Institution. Almost 800 students graduate every year. Considering the long and successful history of the Institution, the sheer number of former students would make any Institution proud. Efforts are underway to consolidate the details of all the former students and utilize their services for the welfare of the nation and society.