East Java Academy / Sekolah Lanjutan Advent (Java, ID)

A boarding school on the senior high school level operated by the East Java Mission near Sukorejo, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of Surabaya, Java, Indonesia. Opened on Feb. 1, 1967, the school operates in rented buildings owned by one of the church members. The enrollment was 24 students. The East Java Mission had purchased a piece of land of 25 acres (10 hectares) located about 10 miles (15 kilometers) from Sukorejo. It was the plan to build permanent structures on the newly purchased property, but the government refused to give permission to build because the people living in the area were afraid that their children would be converted to Christianity. In 1972 the government gave permission for the school to be built on the property, and in September of the same year the academy m...

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

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