Seethadevi girls college has started as a primary school in 18th January 1980 at Pushparama temple Mulgampola, Kandy. There were 18 girls at the beginning of the school. The first principal was Miss. M.D. Karaunathissa. The first staff was,

Mrs. Sumana Perera.
Miss. N.S. Jayawardana
Mrs. S.Bogahawatta.
Mrs. E.K. Wijesundara.

The staff and Mr. and Mrs. Dissanayaka have helped them from the beginning. The school was opened by the governor of the North Central Province – E.L. Senanayaka.