Till the first half of the 20th century, there was not a single institute for secondary education in the whole of Dadara. Students of the area had to go far off the Damdama or even North Guwahati on foot inorder to avail secondary education. To solve this pressing problem, a meeting was held by the local people of Dadara in January,1954, under the Presidency of Sri Nabin Chandra Saikia and a resolution was passed to set up an ME school at Dadara. A managing committtee was constituted with Sri Nabin Chandra Saikia as the President and Sri Amrit Chandra Kakoti as the Secretary. Soon on 8th March 1954, Dadara ME School was established. Initially, the Dadara Pacharia Pioneer Society shouldered the responsibility of the teacher’s salary and the infraustructure of the school. Enrollment in the first year was said to be eleven. In January,1957 the school received Adhoc grant from the government. In January 1960 the ME School was permitted deficit grant by the Government.
Later on 19th January,1960, in a meeting presided over by Sri Premanarayan Senapati, a resolution was passed to gradually upgrade the ME School to High School. Accordingly, a managing committee was formed with Sri Premanarayan Senapati as the President and Sri Amrit Kakoti as the Secretary. Classes of the seventh standard of the High School commenced on 21/1/1960. Fourteen students took admission in Class VII that year. In 1964, Dadara High School received adhoc grant and on 1/2/1974 the school received deficit grant.
The School was provincialised on 1/10/1977. In the year 1991 Dadara High School was upgraded to Dadara Higher Secondary School. The Contribution of the land donors in the establishment of Dadara Higher Secondary School is unforgettable.