Ida Scudder School was started on the initiative of faculty of CMC, Vellore who felt the need for good schooling in Vellore. It was inaugurated on 13
th June 1969 with a preparatory class and standards 6 and 7. The first batch of students wrote ISC Examination in the year 1972, The Junior School classes were added in stages from the year 1974. The school,at present is a full
fledged school with grades 1 to 12 primarily meant for children of staff of Christian Medical  College, Vellore.