Sri Jayawardanapura Vidyalaya (Former Christian College) was etablished in 1822, by Father Samuel Lambrick, is a school which provides primary and secondary education. The school was opened on 13th of July 1822 as a school of Missionary church.
Cotta Institute (1822-1855)
C.M.S Boys’ School (1856-1934)
Christian College (1934-1964)
Sri Jayawardenepura MV Kotte (1964_to date)
Now the school has student population exceeding 1500 in all 13 grades. The academic staff of more than 70 is led by principal Mr. I.S.Kulathunga.