The School insignia consists of all three services’ elements; the crossed swords of the Army, the golden eagle of the Air Force and the anchor of Navy respectively. These three elements constitute the main aim of the organisation to train cadets to join the defence services. The School motto has been taken from famous sixth verse of preface of Sanskrit text ‘Hitopadesha’ and means ‘education gives humility’.
Sainik School Gopalganj is one among the 24 Sainik Schools established under the aegis of Sainik School Society, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India. The school was established on 12 October 2003.
Sainik School Gopalganj is situated at its temporary location at Hathwa Raj Guest House, Hathwa, Gopalganj Distt in Bihar. The nearest Railway Station is Siwan Jn which is 20 Km away from the School. Nearest Airport is at Patna at a distance of 195 km, Gorakhpur (UP) is 130 km from school. The School is spread over an area of eleven acres.
State Govt of Bihar has allocated 48.84 acres of land to School at Sipaya village of Kuchaikot block for construction of its permanent building. The construction of the permanent school building is in progress and in due course of time the permanent school building will come up at this place.