Making the right choice for a secondary school for yourself or your child is never an easy task especially if they are several great schools to choose from. In this situation quality education and comfortable environment is the hallmark of every institution and certain decision made on school school selection are based on these.
Eastern Region of Ghana have produced many great schools with who have excelled in academic performances, sporting activities and many more. This article tend to give parents and student to easy choice based on school selections in the Eastern region of Ghana, serve as a form of recommendations to as well:
1. Pope John Senior High
Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary was formerly St John’s Seminary and College, with their acronym been POJOSS, is an all-boys boarding school, located at Effiduase, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The School was established in 1958 by Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers SVD as a Catholic seminary for boys who wished to become priests. Courses offered include general arts, general science, business and visual arts and after their stay in the school, sit an external examination called the West African Senior School Certificate Examination to be placed in any of the tertiary institutions in the country.
The students of the school are usually referred to as Pojomma while the alumni are addressed as Pojoba, to which they respond Daasebre. The school has achieved many glories in terms Inter-School a academic competitions and Inter-School Sports since it institution.
Pope John won the National Independence day debate in 2000 and 2013. Pope John was place 9th in the WASSCE order of merit (Education in Koforidua) in 2012 and placed 1st in the WASSCE ranking in 2015.
2. Aburi girls senior high
Aburi Girls’ Senior High School, popularly known as ABUGISS, is a Presbyterian all-girls’ senior high boarding school located south of Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana establish established in 1946 with only seven students.
Courses offered include general science, business, general arts, home economics and visual arts.
The school won the top awards in two categories in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) winning Best in Mathematics and Science between 2011 and 2015. During the year 2015, the school won the three top awards in the National Best School and Best Teacher Awards for the Senior High School Division for the Eastern Region.
3. Koforidua Senior High Technical School
Koforidua Senior High Technical School, also called Sec-Tech, is a Senior High School located in Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The school was established in the year 1967 by the then head of state Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. It was the second secondary technical school after Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in Takoradi.
The school existed as a Boys School since its establishment, until recently few girls were introduced of about 5% of the overall students population. Because of the initial boy population, the slogan Mmarima Mma really sufficed which means when translated means Sons of Men.
Courses offered include science, technical, general arts and visual arts. In the field of entertainment, the school has scooped so many honourable awards in areas such as football, basketball and dance nationally.
4. St. Roses senior high
St Roses Senior High (Rosec or Roses) is an all-female second-cycle high school in Akwatia in the Eastern Region of Ghana established in 1965.
Courses offered include General arts, home economics, and science.
5. St Peters’ Senior High school
St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School (PERSCO) established in 1957 by the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD), is a Roman Catholic boys’ senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The school is located in the town of Nkwatia Kwahu on the Kwahu Ridge.
The school offers three programs of studies – General Arts, Science and Business.
6. Krobo Girls’ Senior High School
Krobo Girls’ Senior High School (KROGISS) is an all female second cycle institution in Odumasi Krobo in the Eastern Region of Ghana established in 1926 by Scottish Missionaries.
Academic Programmes offered are General Arts – I, II and III, General Science (I & II), Business and Vocational – Home Economics and Visual Arts.
Krobo Girls Senior High (KROGISS) has qualified to the quarterfinals of the 2018 National Science and Maths Quiz after eliminating seeded Nifa Senior High School and has attain grade ‘A’ status due to their academic performance in the final examination ( WASSCE).
7. Methodist Girls’ High School
Methodist Girls’ High School (Meghis) established in 1984, is a Ghanaian girls’ second-cycle institution at Mamfe, in the Akuapim North District of the Eastern Region.
Courses offered include Home Economics, General Science, General Arts,Visual Arts,Business Accounting,Agricultural Science
We could remember them for winning the 2019 World ROBOFEST competition held at Michigan in the United States of America.
8. Okuapeman Senior High School
Okuapeman Senior High School is a coeducational second-cycle institution established in 1957 by barrister Charles Opoku Acheampong in Akropong in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Courses offered include: General arts, home economics, science, business, visual arts.
9. Ghana Senior High School
Ghana Senior High School, Koforidua, popularly known as GHANASS, established in 1943, is a high school in Koforidua by Mr. Frank Addae and Mr. Francis Adjei-Tetebo It was preceded by the establishment of two colleges that ultimately combined into what is currently known as The Beacon of the East.
Ofori Panin Senior High School (OPASS) is a co-educational second cycle institution in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Ofori Panin School (formerly Tafo-Kukurantumi Senior High school, now nicknamed OPASS), is a co-educational boarding school located at Tafo in Akyem, Eastern Region, Ghana. The school was founded in 1961 by Kwame Nkrumah. The foundation stone of the building was laid on 19 May 1962 by Hon. Kofi Asante Ofori Attah, M.P. for Akim Abuakwa and Minister of Justice at that time. An alumnus/alumna of Ofori Panin is known as an “Opassian”.
Courses offered include Visual Arts, Home Economics, Science, General Arts.