Army School, Mathura Cantt was established on 23 Jul 1984to meet the growing needs of education of Defence Personnel children. The School has been re-designated as Army Public School Mathura Cantt wef 01 Jul 2011. The School aims at providing quality education in English medium, ensuring all round development of the children. The school is upto standard XII providing all three streams of Science, Commerce and Humanities. Computer education is imparted to students from class I to class XII.
2. The School is run under arrangements of Headquarters 1 Corps. Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) is the parent body that lays down rules and regulations for the functioning of the APS. School is presently located in temporary vintage buildings barracks originally housing an Artillery Brigade Signal Company. Due to increase of strength of students, classes for I & II standards are running at Junior Wing located in re-appropriated buildings at old signal centre since 2009.
3. The school stands recognized by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, with effect from May 1987 and NCERT syllabus as prescribed by the CBSE, is being followed in all the classes. School Board results of X & XII have been very encouraging. A large number of students have joined various professional colleges after passing class XII from this school. Financial position of the school is sound and desired infrastructure has been created for proper teaching and learning process. No ward of any Defence employee is denied admission in the school.