Zeitoun Adventist School (Heliopolis, EG)

A kindergarten-elementary-intermediate school located near Heliopolis, Egypt. It serves both the Muslim and Christian communities. About 3 percent of the pupils are Seventh-day Adventists. The school is known as a model of peaceful and harmonious coexistence. The school is self-supporting and has become a source of income for the Egyptian Seventh-day Adventist Church. Zeitoun Adventist School has earned a reputation for academic excellence and school discipline and has received several awards. Twice placed under government administrative supervision, Zeitoun now functions under able national leadership. Plans are being made to extend the educational opportunities into the upper secondary levels. In 1993 the school enrollment was 1,291. The students were served by a faculty and staff of 70.

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

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