Don Bosco Higher Secondary School-Kohima, is a Christian Minority Unaided Educational Institution run by the Salesians of Don Bosco, Province of Dimapur, a congregation founded by the great educator of Youth, Don Bosco. The method of education followed in the school is the method taught and practised by Don Bosco, viz. based on the fear of God, on conviction, on prevention of faults and paternal correction.

The school caters primarily to the members of the Catholic community. Provision is also made for the admission of non-Catholic boys and girls.

The medium of instruction and communication in the school will always be English.

The School is recognized by the Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) with the name Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Kohima. The Registration Number of the the School is RR/3002/95.