Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex

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Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex
Մխիթար Սեբաստացի կրթահամալիր
Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex logo.jpg
Address
Raffi street 57


Information
TypePublic
Established1984
FoundersAshot Dabaghyan, Ashot Manucharyan, Ashot Bleyan
PrincipalAshot Bleyan
GradesPre-school
1 - 12
Colour(s)Red and white
AthleticsBasketball, handball, athletics
AffiliationsMinistry of Education of Armenia
LanguagesArmenian, English, Russian
Website

Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex (Armenian: Մխիթար Սեբաստացի կրթահամալիր), is a state-owned school located in the Malatia-Sebastia District of Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. The school is named after the prominent Armenian scholar and theologian Mkhitar Sebastatsi of the 18th century.[1]

Overview[edit]

The school was founded in 1984 as School No. 183 by Ashot Dabaghyan, Ashot Manucharyan, and Ashot Bleyan.[1][2] The school was granted "experimental" status by the Soviet Armenian Ministry of Education in 1987 and expanded into a complex in 1989.[1] It played a key role in the Karabakh movement during perestroika and one of its founders Ashot Manucharyan; was a member of the Karabakh Committee.[3] Its current principal is Ashot Bleyan.[1]

Structure[edit]

The structure of the complex is as follows:

  • Kindergarten
  • Primary school
  • Middle school
  • High school
  • Art school for juniors
  • Art school for seniors
  • Crafts school for seniors
  • Sports school
  • Music and dance school

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Aghajanyan, Lilit (24 November 2012). "'Mkhitar Sebastatsi' Educational Complex – How Did It All Begin?". Mkhitar Sebastatsi Educational Complex. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
  2. ^ Malkasian, Mark (1996). "Gha-ra-bagh!": The Emergence of the National Democratic Movement in Armenia. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. pp. 79–81. ISBN 978-0814326046.
  3. ^ Smith, Hedrick (1990). The New Russians. New York: Random House. p. 328. ISBN 978-0394581903.

Coordinates: 40°10′10″N 44°26′23″E / 40.16944°N 44.43972°E / 40.16944; 44.43972