Govt. Higher Secondary School, Rupa was incepted in 1949 as a Primary School, upgraded to a Secondary School in 1981 and to a Higher Secondary School in 1994 with Arts and Science streams. It is located in a beautiful valley flanked by two lofty hills. The first batch of Class-XII passed out in 1996. The school is affiliated to CBSE with its Affiliation No. 2220039. There are 730 students reading in Class-I to XII and the school has a staff strength of 42, besides Principal, Vice-Principal, of highly qualified and well trained teachers from PRTs to TGTs. Since its establishment, it has been imparting quality education to a good number of tribal and Non-Tribal students hailing from various places of the state from year to year. Now the school has to its credit a luminous galaxy of alumni working in almost every sphere of life. Many of them are, now, guiding the school through their priceless service as SMC members. It is a matter of great pride that the school has, now emerged as one of the prestigious and excellent Govt. Higher Secondary School in the state.