Ananda Central College
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|Ananda Central College|
"අපදාන සොභිනී පඤ්ඤා"
Apadana Sobhini Paknkna
|Founder||Anagarika Dharmapala and Colonel Henry Steel Olcott|
|Principal||Mrs. Kokila Mendis|
|Grades||Class 1 - 13|
|Age range||6 to 19|
Green and Yellow
Ananda Central College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද මධ්ය මහා විද්යාලය), is a co-educational National school in the Elpitiya division, Galle district, Sri Lanka. It provides education for around 4000 students in grades 1 to 13.
Location and size
Ananda Central College is situated on the left side of the road towards Pitigala 100 meters from the main city of Elpitiya in the Galle District. It consists of over 4000 students and a staff of about 130 teachers.
Ananda Central College was founded in 1940s. During the World War II after the Japanese Dropped Bombs on Colombo 5 April 1942. In case Anagarika Dharmapala and Colonel Henry Steel Olcott tried to establish schools across the country.And as a result they Founded The Ananda Central College.
The students are divided into four houses:
- "Death notice for P. Raja Maha Vihara Mawatha, Elpitiya, retired Principal of the school". Columbo Daily News. March 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-21.
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