AECS is governed by a Governing Council consisting of members of the Department of Atomic Energy. At present AECS mans the Schools at Anushakthi Nagar and Tarapur ( Maharashtra),Hyderabad and Manuguru (Andhra pradesh), Narora (Uttarpradesh), Kakrapar (Gujarat), Oscam(Orissa), Indore (Madhyapradhesh), Rawathbhata(Rajasthan), Anupuram, Kalpakkam and Kudangulam(Tamilnadu), Kaiga and Mysore(Karnataka), Jaduguda and Narwapahar(Jharkhand). The first school by the AECS was begun in the year 1969, in Anushaktinagar,Mumbai, to cater to the needs of educating children / wards of employees of the Dept. of Atomic Energy. The AEES has added schools commensurate with the growth of the activities in DAE and consequent increase in the strength of employees. Today, in Mumbai, there are five schools and one junior college with a total student strength of about 6500. To address the needs of these students 400 staff members work in the schools. Each school is complete with the requisite number of teachers & staff, infrastructure, laboratories & grounds for sports and games. The schools run classes from pre-prep to X and the junior college, classes XI & XII.