SOS Hermann Gmeiner Secondary School Sanothimi Bhaktapur has achieved a historic success winning the first position among the institutional schools of Nepal in Grade XII Board Examination held by the National Examination Board (NEB), Government of Nepal, in 2018. In recognition of this success, the school has been awarded with a cash prize of 300, 000/-, a shield, a certificate and the national flag by Honorable Prime Minister of Nepal Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli in a grand ceremony organized by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Nepal on 8th September, 2018, on the auspicious occasion of 39th National Education Day and 52nd International Literacy Day. Situated in prime location, the school is widely known for providing the best quality education. For years, it has been one of the first priorities for the students who want to pursue science education in grade XI and XII after passing Secondary Education Examination (SEE) held at the end of grade X. At present, out of 977 students from grade Nursery to XII, 286 students have been perusing science course in grade XI and XII.