Costa Rica Secondary School (San José) / Centro Educativo Adventista de Costa Rica) (San José, CR)

A K-12 institution operated by the Costa Rica Mission in the heart of the capital city of San José. In November 1974 the first classroom building with three rooms was inaugurated by R. H. Pierson, then president of the General Conference. In 1975 classes started at the elementary level with a total of 13 students and three teachers. The institution began under the name of Escuela Adventista de Hatillo. Later junior high was added, and the enrollment increased to 339 students and seven teachers. In March 1984 grades 10 and 11 were added. The first graduation was held in that year, with a class of 12. Also, in 1984 the school was approved by the Ministry of Public Education to operate as a government-recognized institution under the name of Centro Educativo Adventista de Costa Rica. In 1993...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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