About Us

York International School is one of the finest International Schools in Sri Lanka having three branches located at Sapugaskanda, Wattala and Kadawatha. We accept students of all talents and pride ourselves on being culturally diverse welcoming students of all faiths, communities and cultures. We offer quality teaching and small classes which ensure a closer interaction between the teacher and students. Students are given the choice of doing either the Cambridge or the National curriculum and they have the benefit of a seamless education from Kindergarten to Grade 11.

The schools from their inception have provided its students with the best of facilities and are on a continuous path of improvements. As a school, we assure our parents that we will provide the utmost care in nurturing the students by striving to always seek ways and means to improve the standards and the facilities we offer. Current extra-curricular activities include and not limited to cricket, athletics, swimming, basketball, netball, badminton, table tennis and chess. All York International Schools have their own science laboratories, computer rooms and libraries.

We have had an exponential growth in student population in all of our branches the past few years and we are confident that we continue to grow in leaps and bounds in years to come.


York International School is an independent, co-educational institution for children aged between 2 1/2 and 18 years.

Our Chairman Mr. Rohan Perera opened the first York International School at Sapugaskanda on 10th January 2010. The second branch was opened in August 2010 at Balagala Road, Elakande, Wattala. The third branch at Kadawatha was opened in January 2012. The York IT School was opened in April 2012.

Our Vision

York International School aspires to :

  • Be a leading, innovative and high performing school, providing a safe and stable environment for all students.
  • Provide continuous excellence in the academic sphere with the best of facilities for extracurricular activities.
  • Be an Institution where the students are groomed to grow intellectually and creatively so that they become responsible global citizens.

Our Mission

At York International School, we strive to educate, prepare and inspire all students to achieve their full potential as lifelong learners and become productive contributors to become the leaders of tomorrow. We create an atmosphere where students can go further than envisaged and reach higher than we think.

Hotline: +94 117 547000