Top 50 senior high schools in Ghana

Top 50 senior high schools in Ghana

An educated populace is cardinal to the development objectives of a nation. They form a vital part of the essential, skilled labour-force for both the informal and formal sectors of an economy. And it all starts with the fundamentals during formative years that instil great knowledge and moulds skill-oriented youths. With Ghana's well-endowed and continuously developed education system, the top 50 senior high schools have surpassed expectation to deliver the best education in Africa. Would you like to know more about these top-tier learning institutions in Ghana?

Top 50 Senior High Schools
T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Kumasi. Photo: @realamassphobia
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Indeed, the list of Senior High Schools in Ghana is interesting, possessing learning institutions that have different cultures. Although some are advantaged in terms of resources and infrastructure, the education curriculum is similar in all. This creates a neutral learning system for all of Ghana's young population.

The top 50 senior high schools in Ghana

Which SHS in Ghana is the best? Everyone desires to attend the best and most renowned learning institution, and it is no different in Senior High Schools. That is why their ranks matter a lot for BECE (Basic Education Certificate Examination) candidates that are preparing to choose the preferred Senior High School.

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Such schools can be ranked from a different perspective including their WASSCE (West African Senior School Certificate of Education), learning centre's population, available facilities and even the school's age.

However, Ghana's WASSCE is the dominant determinant of a school's ranking. These are the categories that are in the school's register and used by BECE candidates to select their preferred learning institution every year.

So, which are the top 50 senior high schools in Ghana and their regions?

  1. St. Andrews Senior High School – Asin Fosu, Central Region
  2. St. James Seminary Senior High School – Sunyani, capital of Bono Region
  3. St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary – Upper West Regional Capital of Wa
  4. Opoku Ware Senior High School – Kumasi Rd, Kumasi
  5. Wesley Girls Senior High School – Cape Coast in Central Region
  6. Holy Child Senior High School – Cape Coast in Central Region
  7. Adisadel College – Cape Coast in Central Region
  8. St. Peter's Senior High School – Nkwita Kwahu on the Kwahu Ridge, in East Ghana
  9. St. Augustine's College – Beulah Rd, Cape Coast
  10. Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute – Kumasi Highway, Accra
  11. Notre Dame Seminary Snr. High School – Navrongo in the Kasena-Nankana Municipality of the Upper East Region of Ghana
  12. St.Roses Senior High School – Akwatia, Bawdua in the Eastern Region of Ghana
  13. Louis Snr. High School - Oduom suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region
  14. Saviour Senior High School - Koforidua-Nsutam Rd, Oseim in the East Akim Municipality of Eastern Region Ghana
  15. Mfantsipim School - Kotokuraba, Cape Coast
  16. Presec Legon Boys' Snr. High School - Legon, Accra
  17. Galaxy International School - Boundary Rd, Accra
  18. Prempeh College - Western By-Pass Rd, Kumasi in the Ashanti Region
  19. Berekum Star Senior High School - Berekum Municipal in the Bono Region
  20. Pope John Senior High School – Effiduase, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region
  21. Aburi Girls' Snr. High School - Aburi in the Akuapim South Municipal District of the Eastern Region of South Ghana
  22. Accra Academy – Bubuashie, near Kaneshie in the Greater Accra Region
  23. Yaa Asantewaa Girls High School – Asuoyeboa, Kumasi, Ashanti Region
  24. Tamale Senior High – Tamale, Northern Region of Ghana
  25. T. I. Ahmadiyya Senior High, Kumasi – 121 Yaa Asantewa Rd, Kumasi, Ashanti Region
  26. Sunyani Senior High School – Sunyani Municipal, Bono Region
  27. Achimota Senior High School – Achimota in Accra, Greater Accra Region
  28. Archbishop Porter Girls – Sekondi-Takoradi, Western Region
  29. Bishop Herman College – Kpando in the Volta Region
  30. Bolga Girls Senior High School – Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region
  31. Krobo Girls Senior High School – Krobo Odumase in the Southern part of the Eastern Region
  32. Lawra Senior High School – Duori, Lawra in the Upper West Region
  33. Mawuli School, Ho Senior High School – Ho in the Volta Region
  34. Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School – Saltpond in the Central Region
  35. Mfantsipim School – Kwabotwe Hill in Cape Coast on the Kotokuraba Road
  36. Nandom Senior High School – Nandom, the Upper West Region
  37. Navrongo Senior High School – Navrongo, Upper East Region
  38. Notre Dame Girls Senior High, Sunyani – Sunyani, Bono Region
  39. Notre Dame Sem/ Senior High, Navrongo – Navrongo, Upper East Region
  40. Ofori Panin Senior High School – Tafo in Akyem, Eastern Region
  41. Okuapeman Senior High School – Akropong in the Eastern Region
  42. OLA Girls Senior High, Ho – Ho in the Volta Region
  43. OLA Girls Senior High, Kenyasi – Ressettlemtn Rd, Kenyase No.2, Ahafo Region
  44. Presby Boys Senior High, Legon – Legon, Accra
  45. Sekondi College – Sekondi-Takoradi, Western Region
  46. Serwaa Kesse Girls Senior High School – Duayaw Nkwanta, Brong-Ahafo
  47. St. Ann's Girls Senior High School – Sampa, Brong Ahafo Region
  48. St. Augustine's College – Beulah Rd, Cape Coast
  49. St. Charles Senior High School – Sir Charles Rd, Tamale
  50. St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High

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Categories of senior high schools in Ghana

Top 50 Senior High Schools
Our Lady of Grace Senior High School. Photo: @OurLadyofGraceSeniorHighSchool Secondary school
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The general list of SHS in Ghana involves three categories of Senior High Schools, which are A, B and C. These learning institutions are ordinarily ranked according to their WASSCE performance. It is based only on GES so that it can be regarded as authentic.

Sometimes, third class Senior High Schools in Ghana perform as good as first-class institutions surpassing many people's expectations. Therefore, it is a good idea to check out the yearly ranking of Senior High Schools to get the most beneficial admission.

The top 50 Senior High Schools in Ghana are in high demand because of their amazing performance. The space is very competitive, and any institution can easily drop out of the top fifty in the following year's ranking.

Are you looking for category B Senior High Schools in the Central Region of Ghana? on December 11 featured an interesting article listing all learning institutions of this category in the region.

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The Central Region is renowned for its minerals and tourism. Additionally, it is home to some of the most amazing Senior High Schools in Ghana.

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