Kartar Public School is a co-educational English medium school located in Barnoti, Kathua, Jammu & Kashmir. The Kartar Educational Trust comprising of eleven eminent personalities from all walks, forms the apex body of the school.

Ever since its inception, the prime aim of this institution has been to focus on holistic learning thereby strengthening the inherent skills of the students to emerge as intellectually, emotionally and ethically strong citizens. The three-storeyed building of the school with its updated and most sophisticated infrastructure provides for a perfect ambience for the growth of the cognitive and psychomotor skills of the students. The school upholds the vision of its Management as it stands on a strong foothold of a value system which is ingeniously nurtured among the students, thereby bringing about a unique blend of oriental and occidental.

Spread over a sprawling five-acre campus, the building is equipped with a massive basement which provides an exemplary ambience for different kinds of activities. The school building also accommodates spacious and well - ventilated classrooms, Seminar and Activity Halls, CCE Resource Centre, separate Senior and Junior Libraries, Conference Room, Medical Room with a panel of eminent doctors and a trained nurse. The ever-growing infrastructure also includes a counseling cell with full time services of a panel of Counsellors to provide behavioral and career counseling. The school is also well-equipped with labs for enhancing practical knowledge and analytical skills of the students in the subjects of Science, Mathematics, Computers and Languages. The Language lab of the school caters to the students need to communicate effectively and efficiently. The infrastructure also comprises of multifarious Nurseries which help the tiny tots to transform their innocent childhood into a wonderland of innovations and explorations. In the pipeline is an extensive plan to set up an exquisitely decorated auditorium, a swimming pool, skating rink and provision for activities like horse-riding. A Cricket pitch has already been prepared for the students.

With the mission of making their sojourn a successful one, the students of this institution have proved their mettle, be it academics or co-curricular activities. Excellence is the gradual culmination of small steps in the right direction. The KPSians have raised the bar of academic excellence through their exceptional performance in the Board Examinations over the years. The laurels won by the school in sports, art and cultural activities at the Inter-School, District and State Levels stand up to the standards set by the Management when it embarked on its journey into the noble field of education. The ever-growing branches of KPS Schools testify that KPS institutions are here to provide an Education That Inspires Confidence and the fact that today KPSians enjoy prestigious positions in various professions both in India and abroad proves that it is "Experience that Always Excels" .