Akuressa Maha Vidyalaya

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Akuressa high school
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Type mix government school, started as private Buddhist
Motto අත්‍තානං දමයන්ති පණ්ඩිතා
(Pali for “Wise man controls himself”)
Established 1923
Grades 1–13
Number of students Over 3500
Color(s) Blue and Gold
Affiliation Matara Buddhists' Society (1923)

Akuressa College is a mix' school in Sri Lanka, located in Matara district - . Though it was originally a Buddhist school,now it is run by the Government of Sri Lanka as a National School. It was one of the first schools which was converted to a National School. Akuressa College has two sections - the Primary section, serves students from Grade 1 to Grade 5 and the Secondary section, serves students from Grade 6 to Grade 13.