Tonga College

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Tonga College is a Tongan secondary school, founded by the Tongan government in 1882. [1] Its origination was a joint effort between King Siaosi Tupou 1 and Reverend S. W. Baker. [2] The school is located in Nukalofa, Tongatapu, Tonga.

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Secondary school building and organization where secondary education is provided

A secondary school is both an organization that provides secondary education and the building where this takes place. Some secondary schools can provide both lower secondary education and upper secondary education, but these can also be provided in separate schools, as in the American middle school- high school system.

Its total enrollment was 961 students in 2003. [3]

See also

Website of Tonga College

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References

  1. Bloomfield, Paula S., REPORT OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FOR THE YEAR 2003, Tongan Ministry of Education Annual Report 2003, 3.
  2. Latu, Paula Onoafe, FAKAONGO AND TAU’ATAINA: The Influences of the Tongan Traditional Religion, the European Civilization and Wesleyan Teachings on the formation of Tongan religious identities, 2011 Thesis, 94.
  3. Bloomfield, Paula S., REPORT OF THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION FOR THE YEAR 2003, Tongan Ministry of Education Annual Report 2003, 215.