Bagalkot (Bagalakote) district was formed in 1997. As per the inscriptions, Bagalkot was earlier known as Bagadige. Bagalkot was the capital of the Chalukyan dynasty of South India under Pulakesi I, who conquered the district. Today, Bagalkot is a major centre of trade, commerce, education and industries. The main temples here are Sri Bhavani, Panduranga and Kothalesh. Panka Masjid is a popular mosque here.
Kendriya Vidyalaya Bagalkot is a civil sector school started during the academic year 2007-2008.The Vidyalaya is situated in a temporary building of old govt.high school about 5Kms.away from Bagalkot city at Shigikeri Cross in a serene atmosphere near Badami road. World famous cave temples of Badami, Pattadkal, Aihole, Lalbahadur Shastri Resorvior(Alamatti Dam) etc of Chalukya dynasty are just within the radius of 30Kms.from KV,Bagalkot Apart from the teaching learning process, the students are provided ample opportunities to take apart in co-curricular activities, sports & games, club activities, work experience, scouts & guides, computer education, Art & craft, adventure programmes and value education aiming at the all-round development of the students.