Maris Stella College, Negombo in Sri Lanka is a government approved Private Catholic School managed by the Catholic Religious Congregation of the Marist Brothers of the Schools. Founded by four Marist Brothers coming from France it was established in 1922. The College celebrates its centenary in 2022.

Maris Stella College is a sacred place that provides a wholistic education to its students. Embedded with Christian Virtues and Marist Educational values the College is committed to produce useful, productive and exemplary citizens to the modern world.

Welcome to Maris Stella, Negombo!


We are leading the new generation to reach their full potential

As a school under the leadership of the religious Congregation of Marist Brothers and inspired by the ideals of St. Marcellin Chamganat, Maris Stella emphasizes the practice of specific virtues that students are expected to nurture during their studies here , with a view towards becoming exemplary citizens in our society .

Rev. Br. Michael De Waas
The Principal

Enabling a young man with a discerning spirit and Marist Educational culture to have a balanced personality so that he can respond to the signs of the times to make a real difference in our world.

Intellectually , emotionally and spiritually developed young man

School of light caring for life, Inviting all to be a light in the moment of darkness

Meet the Leadership Team

It is our goal to infuse the education with our spiritual values and make the children stand as strong individuals .

Administration Office

Guided by the Leadership Team, Administration office staff is committed to deliver efficient and effective service to its beneficiaries.

We acknowledge the services rendered by the following staff over the years with gratitude

Prior to 1966: Mr. Nimal Perera, Mr. Pius Fernando, Mr. Percy M. Fernando, Mr. K.D. Stanley, Mr. Danasena Silva, Mr. Mervyn Karunarathna, Mr. Claude Fernando, Mr. R. N Mamuhewa and Mr. Calistus Perera

Later on, Mr. Wilfred Fernando, Mr. Justin Silva, Mr. Christopher Gunasekara, Mr. P.A. Fernando, and Mrs. W.E.P.P. Manouri


Finance department had been managed by the Rev. Brothers supported by many lay colleagues. Mr. K. N. Stanley, an accountant and Mr. Emmanuel have assisted in many ways.


Present Staff:

Mr. Ranjith De Silva (Principal’s Secretary), Mr. Keerthi (EPF/ETF, Scholarships, A/L & O/L Results sheets) Mr. Chaminda Peris (Teachers’ Appointments, Students’ and NIC and Teachers’ Increments), Mr. Stanley Fernando (Lab Assistant since 1962), Mrs. Dilanthi Fernando (Finance Dept./Letters of Gov. Appointments, Attendance, and Registers), Mr. Waruna Terrence Fernando (Students’ Admission, Registration, O/L,  & A/L Certificates , Attendance , Registers , Annual Returns), Mr. Gayan Ranaweera (Finance Dept.), Mr. Lal Fernando (Welfare & Duplo), Mr. Sameera Perera (Maintenance), Mr. Dinuka Fernando (Attendance & Type Setting) and Ms. Chamila Perera (IT Executive), Mr.Babu Chandrasekar (Office Assistant), Mr. Chanuka Maduranga (Office Assistant),)