Ecuador Adventist Academy / Colegio Adventista del Ecuador (EC)

A boarding academy on the senior high school level, owned and operated by the Ecuador Mission. It is located on a 407-acre (165-hectare) property, 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of the capital city of Quito, about 160 miles (260 kilometers) north of Guayaquil and about nine miles (14 kilometers) from Santo Domingo de los Colorados. It is in a forest area, at an altitude of between 2,000 and 2,500 feet (610 and 760 meters) above sea level. Its climate is quite tropical and humid. The school was first opened in Guayaquil as a day academy in 1961, and was moved to its present location in 1968. Since that time an attractive little campus has been developed, including an expanding boys’ dormitory, a girls’ dormitory, a multipurpose kitchen and dining room, an administration building, and tw...

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

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