Sumbul Academy (ID)

A day school operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church under the control of the North Sumatra Mission. The school is located 105 miles (165 kilometers) from Medan to the southwest, in Dairi district. It was started in 1968 as a junior high school, and since 1979 has been operated as a senior high school. Government accreditation was granted in 1985. Sumbul Academy serves churches in the Dairi district. Two elementary schools serve as the feeders, with 1,500 church members supporting the school. Most of the students enrolled in the academy are from the Dairi district; however, some of them come from Samosir, Asahan, Medan, and Deli Serdang. Principals: Juster Simalango; M. F. Tampubolon, 1983-1990; O. Tampubolon, 1991- .

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

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