Yele Seventh-Day Adventist Secondary School (SL)

A senior high coeducational boarding school situated on 100 acres (40 hectares) in the center of both the nation and the Seventh-day Adventist work of Sierra Leone, bordered by the wide Teye River on one side and Yele village on the other. Instruction is in English and prepares students for the General Certificate of Education level. The need was felt for a mission-owned boarding school in addition to the government-owned mission-operated day school in Waterloo ( see Peninsula Secondary School ). With an initial grant of 20,321.48 leones (about $18,000) from the West African Union Mission, a two-classroom building, a boys’ dormitory, a storehouse, and a house for the principal were built, and school opened on Sept. 14, 1965, with 27 boys and 10 girls. The girls were housed at the church ...

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

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