History Of Abuakwa State College (ABUSCO)

Abuakwa State College

Abuakwa State College is a mixed institution founded by the Okyeman Traditional Council. It was the first traditional and community-sponsored secondary school to be established in the Eastern province of the then Gold Coast.

 Date Established:   1936
 Motto:  Susu Biribi
 Slogan:   Yaanom
 Nickname:  Abusco
 Anthem:  Susu Biribi 3x 
 Location:   Kibi

Abuakwa State College is a co-ed second cycle institution in Kibi in Eastern Region of Ghana. The school was established in 1936 by three elders of the Methodist Church at Asafo-Akyem as a preparatory institution to prepare Ghanaian students who wanted to sit the then Junior Cambridge Examination.

It was relocated to Kyebi in 1967 to enable more students especially those from Abuakwa to enrol in the school. It is the first public secondary school or senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Growth Story
Abuakwa State College currently has a diverse student body. Numbering 2500 in 6 boarding houses, the students come from the various social and economic background. Majority of the students are from Ghana. However, there are a few exchange students and others from various parts of the world. All enrolling freshmen have a grade one or better in the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Though students are introduced to a rigorous academic program they are also encouraged to pursue personal development through the numerous extracurricular activities.

The Foundation
With the mission to cultivate and nurture young minds into global leaders of the future, the School was founded in 1936. Following high standards in governance, established academic criteria, and well-administered management processes, the School has completed more than 81 exemplary years marked by international recognition for achieving excellence in secondary education

Abuakwa State College management is a strong and dynamic team of experienced and knowledgeable individuals who work very hard to fulfil our Vision. It is their constant guidance that has led us to continually achieving milestones for our success.

Board Members
Abuakwa State College is honoured to have the able and strong guidance of our esteemed Board Members from the various industry sectors regularly providing our Management ideas and guidance on how to keep excelling.

has been honoured with several international and national awards for achieving excellence in secondary education. Recognised for imparting education using benchmarked quality practices, Abusco is committed to a well-rounded and holistic approach for nurturing young minds for a better tomorrow.

The Yaanom Alumni Association has been established to maintain the traditions of Abuakwa State College, assist in the advancement of Abusco through its alumni, and to generate and maintain the active interest of all alumni as a support organization with diversity and pride in the heritage of our alma mater.

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