The Demonstration school of the RIEM is one the most prestigious school of Mysore City. The school which has a teaching staff of 55 teachers and a student strength of 846 students studying in classes I to XII. Besides carrying out the functions of typical school, it also functions as a laboratory for experimentation and tryout of new strategies and instructional training programmes of the Institute. The school provides opportunities for the B.Sc.Ed. students to observe, learn and Participate in teaching and serves as a center for the cooperative training and research endeavor of the staff of the Institute. The school is affiliated to the CBSC and is known for its innovative approaches to teaching and evaluation and lay emphasis on the total development of the child’s personality. Competency Based Teaching (CBT) with an action research approach has been implemented in the school with effects from 1995 – 96.