Full List of Category ‘A’ Schools in Western Region

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The Western Region is located in south Ghana, spreads from the Ivory Coast in the west to the Central region in the east, includes the capital and large twin city of Sekondi-Takoradi on the coast, coastal Axim, and a hilly inland area including Elubo.

This article presents a list of senior high schools in the Western Region that falls into category A according to to2019 schools’ register as released by the Ghana Education Service.

The list also captures boarding or day, single or mixed sexes status of the schools. There are a total of 35 Public senior high schools in the Western Region.

Category A Schools (Western)

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NAMEGENDERSTATUS
Archbishop Porter GirlsGirlsD/B
Fijai Senior HighMixedD/B
Ghana SHTSBoysD/B
Sekondi CollegeMixedD/B
St. John’s SHS, SekondiBoysD/B

Tourism In Western Region

  • The Western Region has a long coast stretching from Ghana’s border with the Ivory Coast to the Western Region’s boundary with the Central Region. A visit to Ghana’s southernmost location, Cape Three Points, where crude oil was discovered in 2007, is strongly advised. Here, tourists can climb the 84-year-old light-house for a superb view of Ghana’s only coastal rainforest reserve and rolling hills. ElegantAlso on the coast is the region’s capital, Sekondi-Takoradi.
  • Comprising the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi, the capital has a population of 450,000. Visitors will find plenty of elegant beaches and interesting resorts including Fanta’s Folly, The Hideout, Green Turtle Lodge, Princess Town Beach, Sports Club Beach, and Busua Beach. Sekondi, the older and large of the twin cities, was the site of the 17th century Dutch Fort Orange and English Fort Sekondi. A railway was constructed in 1903 to carry minerals and timber. Takoradi, the country’s second-largest industrial area, is also now a center for the offshore oil industry.
  • The so-called Oil City has seen a dramatic increase in investment and wealth as a result of the latest find. Large numbers of international companies and hotels have sprung up in the area.

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