Originally the school was directly under the administrative control the Ministry of Education, Government of India and received grant from the Central Government. Later it was transferred to the Delhi Administration in 1949. It is a composite School housed in three separate buildings viz. Primary at Defence Colony and Middle and Secondary at Canning Road, New Delhi.
There are about 3200 students in the school and team of 120 dedicated staff members. The results of the school at the Board's Examination as well as in Class to class promotion is cent per cent. The School has the following distinctive features.
Collecting innumerable honors in Debates, Speeches,
Recitations, Paintings and Essay competitions.
Bagging prizes in Inter School Sports and Athletics meet. The record worth mentioning is that for fifteen consecutive years it once retained the championship.
To know the Lady Irwin School one must know the following:-
The high aspirations of the Institutions;
The steady pace of its growth and success in all spheres;
The solidarity of its human force giving it a firm footing higher;
The enthusiasm existing through all time of one and all, and their devotion to duty;