Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya Nawala was initiated in the year 1996 by Honorable Susil Premajayantha the Chief Minister by then. The founder Principal is Mrs. Malani Abeysekera Dissanayake. The school which started with 13 students & one teacher gives shelter to about 3500 students & 120 teachers today. By now,when it cleberates its 23rd birthday this year, it has become one of the leading schools in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Every year, students of our school are able to achieve outstanding performances in studies & extra curricular activities. The number of students who get selected to the local universities from the Local Advanced Level examination increase every year. Pass rate of Ordinary Level exam last year was 99%
School athletes never fail to bring the championships to Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya in All-Island tournaments. Last year our Hockey team was able to grab the championship of All-Island Hockey tournament. Several players from the school badminton team took part in a tournament in Singapore this year representing Sri Lanka. Apart from that we have skilled players in other sports areas such as; Chess, Roller skating, Swimming, Volleyball, Netball, Badminton etc.
At the same time students do well in school clubs. English Literary Association takes part in the Toastmasters Speech Contest every year. Students from the Photography Club take part in different photography competitions & win. Chinese-Sri lankan Friendly Society initiates in celebratiing Chinese Cultural Events.
Within its short history Janadhipathi Balika Vidyalaya Nawala has achieved many things and much more to achieve in future.