Sacred Heart School, Rayagada is a catholic institution established and managed by the Northern Indian Province of the Congregation of the Mission (CM) under Arts. 29 and 30 of the Constitution of India. This province is registered under Societies Act No. 1860 (XXI of 1860) as Vinentian Orissa Society in 1959. All its members are Catholics, a religious minority community. The congregation of the Mission, founded by St. Vincent De Paul in 1965, is very prominent in the field of education and has schools and colleges and Universities of its own in almost all the countries of the world).

It has long 50 years history. It started its jounery in the year 1969 and has brought out many luminaries like Ritesh Agarwal, Sunil Behere and many others. Though it is catholic minority institutions it welcome students of all caste, colour and creed. The school is affiliated to CISCE New Delhi Reg. No. (OR 023). The school has classes from Nursery to X.