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School Contact Information

  • Tel: +94-11-278-4920/2 | Fax: +94-11-278-4999

  • E-mail: | Website: | Special needs information can be found here .

  • This Fact Sheet is intended to provide general information. For more information, contact A/OPR/OS ( / +1-202-261-8200) or the school directly.


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Download the Special Needs Profile (Spring 2023 Special Needs- Sri Lanka, Colombo) for this school to learn more about their capability to support students with exceptionalities.

The Overseas School of Colombo (OSC) is an independent, co-educational day school offering a high-quality educational program from early years to grade 12 for students of all nationalities. The school was founded in 1957. The school year comprises of two semesters from August to December, and from January to June. Applications for admission are accepted throughout the year. The school offers a strong university preparatory program, varied extracurricular and robust service programs, and has a caring and enthusiastic teaching staff.

This profile is intended to provide general information. Prospective users of the schools may wish to inquire further of A/OPR/OS or contact the school directly for more specific and up-to-the-minute information. Information and statistics are current as of March 2023 and provided by the school.

NOTE: School situations can change quickly, particularly as schools face cutbacks to learning support programs due to the pandemic, unrest, and economic uncertainty. For the most current information, work with the REO and school. Information in this document was collected by the Department of State’s Office of Overseas Schools directly from the school in spring 2023 and shows the availability of services rather than an assessment of the quality of the services. The profile is intended as a jumping off point for a conversation with the REO and school to understand the best fit for your child. Definitions may vary school to school.

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