Taxila Central College, Horana

Horana Taxila Central College was established in 1905 and it was was upgraded to the state of a Central College in 1944.
Taxila Central College is a government mixed school situated in Horana town in Kalutara District, Sri Lanka.

This school was established in 1905 under the programme of opening of Buddhist schools that was taken place during the renaissance period of Buddhism and oriental studies in the early 20th century (Abeyawardana, 2002). The School was renamed as the Taxila in 1940 and was upgraded to a Central College in 1944 (Abeyawardana, 2002).
At present, the school has common facilities such as classrooms, laboratories, libraries, playground etc. Classes are conducted for both boy and girl students from grade 6 to grade 13. Students are admitted to grade 6 on the basis of results of the Scholarship Examination
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.113.
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This page was last updated on 10 April 2022
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