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.

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).

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.

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.

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This page was last updated on 30 April 2023
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