Seventh-Day Adventist Higher Secondary School (Lasalgaon) (Lasalgaon, IN)

A coeducational boarding school on the senior high school level operated by the Central India Union of the Southern Asia Division, serving students from two western Indian states, Maharashtra and Gujarat. The medium of instruction is English. It is situated on 31 acres (13 hectares) of land at Lasalgaon, a village 150 miles (240 kilometers) from Bombay. The elevation is about 2,000 feet (650 meters) above sea level, and the climate is healthful and moderate. For industrial training the school operates a printing press and a farm. The school was founded in 1920 by R. E. Loasby at Kalyan, 30 miles (50 kilometers) northeast of Bombay, but was relocated at Lasalgaon in 1921. It began as a full high school under the names of Marathi Boys’ Boarding School and Marathi Training School. During th...

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

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