Sri Sankara Vidyalam , Bapatla was established in 1917 by Sri Sri Sri Brahmananda Theertha swami. It is running undisturbed for past 94 years. All the four vedams i.e, Rug vedam, Krishna Yajur vedam, Atharva vedam and Sama vedam are taught here by qualified pandits. Apart from Vedam Smartham is also taught here. Sahithyam is compulsary for all the students. Media of promoting the education is in Sanskrit.
The students who studied in this patasala are working right from Kedarnath to KanyaKumari. The 'vijaypatrika' is recognised by government of India and all peethams. Students are working abroad also. Students can get the visa on producing this 'vijay patrika'.
Sri Sri Sri Brahmananda Theertha Swami, after establishing this Veda patasala constituted a society in the name of Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Sangham and registered this under societies act. The registration number is 1/17-18 dated 25/12/1917. From then onwards, Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Sangham is the governing body of Sri Sankara Vidyalayam.