E.S.Vidyalaya, Edat established in 1990 under the able management of Payyanur Educational Society which also runs Payyanur College, has been rendering yeoman service in the field of education catering to the needs of common people n and around Payyanur. The Institution got affiliated to CBSE in the year 1994 and was upgraded as Senior Secondary School in 1997. The first batch of students was presented for board examination in 1995. Ever since then the institution has been bringing out cent percent result in the board examination. Many students passed out with flying colours.It gives us immense pleasure to see most of our old students, well placed in different walks of life, occasionally visiting the institution with a sense of pride and nostalgia.