President's College, Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte

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President’s College
President's College Kotte Logo.png
Location
President’s College is located in Greater Colombo
President’s College
President’s College
Location in greater Colombo

Sri Lanka
Coordinates6°54′24.81″N 79°53′33.51″E / 6.9068917°N 79.8926417°E / 6.9068917; 79.8926417Coordinates: 6°54′24.81″N 79°53′33.51″E / 6.9068917°N 79.8926417°E / 6.9068917; 79.8926417
Information
TypeNational
MottoPali: විද්‍යා දදාති විනයං
(Education Gives Humility)
Established4 February 1978; 40 years ago (1978-02-04)
FounderMrs. Soma Munindradasa
PrincipalU.D.D.G. Ariyarathne
Grades1 - 13
GenderBoys
Colour(s)Maroon and Gold
         
SongSri Jaya Janapathi
Website

The President's College is a boys' national school in Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, Sri Lanka. Founded on 4 February 1978, its inauguration was the first official act carried out by President J. R. Jayewardene.

History[edit]

The college began with two grades- Lower Kindergarten and Year 1, with four teachers and 351 students. The school had its first sports meet in 1980, and began offering Advanced Level classes in 1988.

Initially located at Torrington Place, Colombo 7, the school was shifted to its current premises on 21 June 1983. It was given National School status in 1999.

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