According to a 2013 report by the Ministry of Education, there are 9,931 government schools offering free education in Sri Lanka, as well as 98 recognized private schoolsmany of which are fee-based international schoolsSri Lanka also has 560 “Pirivenas,” or Buddhist centers that mainly focus on monastic studies.

Ampara District

National schools

Provincial schools

  • Akbar Vidyalaya, Periyaneelavanai
  • AK/Minhaj Maha Vidyalaya, Palamunai
  • Al Hamra Vidyalaya, Maruthamunai
  • Al Hilal Maha Vidyalaya, Sainthamaruthu
  • Al Manar Central College Maruthamunai
  • Al Marjan College, Sammanthurai
  • Al Minan Vidyalaya, Maruthamunai
  • As Siraj Maha Vidyalayam, Chlambaikkeni, Central Camp
  • Gamini Maha Vidyalaya, Ampara
  • Kawantissa Maha Vidyalaya, Ampara
  • Kepitipola Navodya School, Mahaoya
  • Madawalanda Maha Vidyalaya, Damana
  • Mahmood Ladies College, Kalmunai
  • Malharu Sams School, Sainthamaruthu
  • Muhmad Ladies College, Kalmunai
  • Polwaththa Maha Vidyalaya
  • Potuvil Central College
  • Pulavermani Sharifdeen Vidyalaya, Periyaneelavanai
  • Rathmalkandura Maha Vidyalaya
  • Serankada Maha Vidyalaya
  • Shams Central CollegeMaruthamunai
  • Sivasakthy Vidyalaya, Natpiddimunai
  • Uhana Maha Vidyalaya
  • Vipulananda Central College, Karaitivu
  • Vinayagapuram Maha Vidyalayam (V.M.V)
  • Ibnu zeena junior vidyalaya, Palamunai
  • AL- Ashraf Maha Vidyalaya, Mawadippalli
  • SAFEENA MUSLIM Vidyalayam. Maligaikadu
  • Veerathidal Al-Hidaya M.V.
  • km/ganesha maha vidyalayam chenaikudiyiruppu

Private schools

Sussex college, Ampara

International schools

  • Global Life International School, Ampara
  • Pebbles Academy, Akkaraipattu

Batticaloa District

National schools

  • Alighar Central College, Eravur
  • An-noor Maha Vidyalaya, Valaichenai
  • Arayampathy Maha Vithiyalayam
  • Eravur Rahumaniya Maha Vidyalaya
  • Eravur Tamil Maha Vidyalayam
  • Eravur Vipulanantha Vidyalayam
  • Ignisius College
  • Kalkudah Namagal Vidyalayam
  • Kottamunai Kanishta Vithiyalayam
  • Kudiyiruppu Kalaimakal Vidyalaya
  • Oddamavady Central College
  • Paddiruppu Madya Maha Vithiyalayam (National School)
  • Shivananda national College, Batticaloa
  • St. Cecilia’s Girls’ College (Convent) (M.V.), Batticaloa
  • St. Mary’s College
  • St. Michael’s College, Batticaloa
  • Thandavam Veli School
  • Thresa Convent
  • Vantharumulai Maha Vithiyalayam
  • Vincent Girls’ High School, Batticaloa
  • Vishnu Vithiyalayam
  • Zahira College
  • St.Vipulananda Vithiyalayam Kallady , Batticalo
  • Bt Thalawai vickneswara vidyalayam

Provincial schools

Private schools

Unique international school,kattankudy-01, eastern international college, good shepherd college

Trincomalee District

National schools

Provincial schools

  • AL-AMEEN maha vidyalayam,kawattamunai
  • Al Aqza College (Maha Vidyalaya),Kinniya
  • AL-Hambra maha vid. Thoppur
  • Al Hidaya Maha Vidyalayam, Muttur
  • Al Hilal Central College, Muttur
  • Al Thaj Maha Vidyalayam, Thoppur
  • Annahar Ladies College, Muttur
  • Anpuvalipuram kalaimagal vidyalayam
  • Cenaiyoor Central College, Muttur
  • Fathima Muslim Girls Maha Vidyalaya, Thoppur
  • Kantalai Central College
  • KILIVEDDY MAHA VIDYALAYAM, Kiliveddy
  • Kinniya Muslim Girls College (Maha Vidyalayam)
  • Methodist Girls’ College, Trincomalee
  • Muttur Muslim Ladies College, Muttur
  • Neelapola Maha Vidyalaya, Dehiwatta
  • Orr’s Hill Vivekananda College, Trincomalee
  • Palugaswanguwa M.V
  • Palugaswanguwa Primary School
  • Pulmoddi Muslim Maha Vidyalaya
  • Rajakeeya Vidyaloka National School
  • Selvanayagapuram hindu maha vidyalayam, Trincomalee
  • Somadevi Maha Vidyalaya, Somapura
  • Sri Konalinga Maha Vidyalayam
  • St. Antanis Maha Vidyalayam, Muttur
  • T.B.jaya Vidyalayam,Kinniya
  • Thissa M.V, Naval Base
  • Vigneshwara Maha Vidyalaya, Trincomalee
  • Vipulalnda College
  • Zahira College, Trincomalee

Private schools

Bond international school, Cambridge international school, Liverpool international school, Goodwill international school, Greenwich international school,