Friday, 28 January 2022

St. Joseph Girls' College, Kegalle

St. Joseph Girls' College (Sinhala:ශාන්ත ජෝශප් බාලිකා විද්‍යාලය, කෑගල්ල) is a government girls' school situated in Kegalle, Sri Lanka.

History
The school was first established in 1909 as a convent affiliated to St. Mary's Church (Abeyawardana, 2002). Since then, it was developed into a leading educational institute in the area by the Catholic Church until it was taken over by the government in 1960 (Abeyawardana, 2002).

Facilities
At present, the school has common facilities such as classrooms, laboratories, libraries, playground, conference rooms, indoor stadium etc. Classes are conducted for girl students from grade 1 to grade 13.

References
1) Abeyawardana, H.A.P., 2002. Heritage of Sabaragamuwa: Major natural, cultural and historic sites. Sabaragamuwa Development Bank and The Central Bank of Sri Lanka. ISBN: 955-575-077-7. p.51.

Location Map
This page was last updated on 28 January 2022
For a complete tourist map follow this link: Lankapradeepa Tourist Map

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