List of Category B schools in the Central Region of Ghana

List of Category B schools in the Central Region of Ghana

Ghana's Central Region is renowned for its abundance of industrial minerals and tourism. It is a strategic region that neighbours Ashanti and Eastern provinces to the south, Western Region to the east, Greater Accra Region to the west and the Gulf of Guinea to the north. This great region is home to some of the best schools in the country, which is why they attract students from other areas of the nation. When it comes to category B schools in the Central Region, students are always spoilt for choice because there are so many to pick from.

Category B schools in the Central Region
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There is no doubt that the Central Region category B schools have made it a hub of education. Some of the top universities in the country such as the University of Cape Coast and the University of Education, Cape Coast Technical University are found here.

Category B schools in the Central Region of Ghana

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Category B schools offer the best education that is reflected in the performance of students. Here is a list of Category B schools in the Central Region of Ghana:

1. Academy of Christ the King, Cape Coast

Academy of Christ the King is a category B public mixed day and boarding school. It is located at Cape Coast, which is the capital of the Central Region. The school was established in 1976 and has focused its content towards nourishing students intellectually and spiritually.

Common courses at the institution include Business, General Arts, Visual Arts, General Science and Home Economics. The contact information of the Academy of Christ the King is:

  • Telephone: 0506501123/0242888892
  • Email: ackshs@yahoo.com
  • Location: Abura, Cape Coast
  • Facebook page: @acknewsite

2. Adankwaman Senior High

Adankwaman Senior High School is a mixed public day and boarding school found at Assin Darmang in Assin South District of the Central Region. The school was founded in 1983. It is one of the best category B SHS in the Central Region.

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Basic courses such as Business, Visual Arts, General Arts, Agriculture and Home Economics are taught here. Adankwaman Senior High School contact information is as follows:

  • Telephone: 0548573695/ 0244105653
  • Email: adansec1983@gmail.com
  • Location: Assin Darmang

3. Aggrey Mem. A.M.E.Zion SHS

Aggrey Memorial A.M.E. Zion Senior High School was founded in 1940 by Rev. Dr A. W. E. Appiah. It was named after his late uncle Dr J. E. Kwegyir Aggrey. It is a mixed day and boarding school that has programs such as Agricultural Science, Business, General Arts and Home Economics and Visual Arts.

The schools are also a participant of the Robotics Inspired Science Education (RISE) workshop. It inspires students to pursue careers in engineering, science, technology and mathematics. Aggrey Mem. A.M.E. Zion SHS contact information is:

  • Address: P.O. Box 189 Cape Coast
  • Telephone: 233-42-32212, 233-42-32471, 233-42-34096
  • Facebook page: @bridge.city.high

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4. Apam Senior High

Apam Senior high School has existed since 1953. The school is located in the Zone B District of the Central Region of Ghana. It was started under a cocoa shed and oak trees with just one teacher.

It became a boarding school in 1964 after which advanced level subjects were introduced. Actor and television personality David Dontoh and footballer Nana Kuffour are some of the school's notable alumni. The school's contacts are as follows:

5. Awutu Winton Senior High

Awutu Winton Senior High School is the only free secondary school for southern Ghana children. The school is found at a place called Awutu Winto in the Awutu Senya Municipality.

The institution's establishment was funded by the EDP Trust through its initiative to promote education in the developing world. You can use the following contacts to reach out to the school:

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  • Telephone: 0247253816
  • Email: awshsteam@edp-trust.org
  • Location: Awutu Bereku
  • Facebook page: @awutuwinton

6. Boa-Amponsem Senior High

Boa Amponsem Senior High School is a public school in Dunkwa-on-Offin. It was named after Boamponsem, who is a former ruler of Denkyira. It was established in 1961 and has since been offering courses such as:

  • General Arts
  • Business
  • Agricultural Science
  • Visual Art
  • Home Science
  • General Science

The school's official contacts are as follows:

  • Telephone: +233 55 393 9587
  • Location: Dunkwa-on-Offin

7. Breman Asikuma Senior High

Category B schools in the Central Region
Breman Asikuma Senior High students playing football. Photo: @bass1964
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Breman Asikuma Senior High School (BASS) is located at Breman Asikuma in the Central Region of Ghana. It was started in 1964 where the old Methodist Primary School was situated.

It was founded by a joint venture between the Methodist Church, Breman Asikuma Society and the Breman Traditional Council. You can reach out using the following contacts:

  • Telephone: +233(0)240707032/543722669/+233(0)
  • Email: bassosaucc@gmail.com/bassosa@ymail.com
  • Location: Breman Asikuma
  • Facebook page: @bass1964

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8. Diaso Senior High

Diaso Senior High School is a public day and boarding mixed school that was started in 1991. It is located in the Diaso Township of the Upper Denkyira District making it one of the SHS in Central Region. The official contacts are as follows:

9. Edinaman Senior High

The Edinaman Senior High School was started in 1978 and used to operate from the Elmina Castle in Cape Coast. The mixed public school is usually referred by its nickname, which is EDISEC, and its motto is Per Ko Kan. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

10. Ekumfi T. I. Ahmadiyya SHS

The Ekumfi T. I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School was established in 1972 and is based at Esakyir in the Central Region. The day/boarding public school accepts both boys and girls. The official contacts are as follows:

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11. Ghana National College

Category B schools in the Central Region
Ghana National College main entrance gate. Photo: @GhanaNationalCollege
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Ghana National College was founded in 1948 by the first president of Ghana, Dr Kwame Nkrumah. He used his resources to start the school with only eight students who had been expelled by the British colonial administration from St. Augustine's College. The school's official contacts are as follows:

  • Telephone: 0(233) 04232357
  • Email: ghanacol@yahoo.com
  • Address: P. O. Box 161
  • Location: Cape Coast
  • Facebook page: @GhanaNationalCollege

12. Methodist High School, Saltpond

The school was established for the Methodist Church in 1981 by Rev. Ebenezer K. Baiden. He was at the time the Superintendent Minister of the Saltpond Methodist Church. The initial location of the school was at the Hammond Hall, where the Convention People's Party (CPP) was founded. The official contacts are as follows:

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13. Mozano Senior High

Mozano Senior High School is a public day and boarding mixed school that was founded in 1992, but it had existed as a private institution since 1983. Its establishment was an initiative of the late Prophet Matapoly Moses Jehu-Appiah who was the head of the Musama Disco Christo Church. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

  • Telephone: 0244745978
  • Email: greatmosec@gmail.com
  • Location: Gomoa Eshiem

14. Nsaba Presby Senior High

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana established the school at a place called Agona Nsaba of the Agona East District. It was a training college until 1972 when it was transformed into a secondary school. The school's contacts are as follows:

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15. Nyakrom Senior High Tech

Nyakrom Senior High Technical School is a category B school found in the Agona West Municipal of the Central Region. The school was established in 1982. It is a public mixed day and boarding school. The school's contacts are as follows:

  • Telephone: 0244976405 / 0267010267
  • Email: nyastech.edu@gmail.com
  • Address: P.O. Box UT 52
  • Location: Agona Nyakrom

16. Siddiq Senior High Sch.

This is an Islamic school that is found at the west end of Agona Nyakrom. It was founded as a private school in 1991. In the year 2013, the government absorbed it as a public institution. The school's contacts are as follows:

17. Swedru Senior High

The school has existed since 1959 when the late Joseph Essel founded it as speed writing Secretariat. It remained private until 1967 when the government absorbed it as a public school. In 1975, the school was relocated to its current site on the Swedru-Bawjiase highway. The school's contacts are as follows:

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  • Telephone: 0332020282
  • Location: Agona Swedru

18. Twifo Hemang SHTS

Twifo Hemang Senior High Technical School is one of the many schools that are relatively new in the Central region. The school was established in 2004 and opened to students of both genders. It is a public day and boarding school. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

19. Twifo Praso Senior High

Category B schools in the Central Region
Twifo Praso Senior High during a motivational speaking session. Photo: @Twifopraso1
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The Twifo Praso Senior High School is a category B institution situated at Twifo Praso in the Central Region. The institution has been in existence since 1981. It is a public school and accepts both boys and girls. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

  • Telephone: +233203168812
  • Email: twipassshs@yahoo.com
  • Location: Twifo Praso

20. University Practice SHS

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The University Practice Senior High School was founded in 1976. The institution is an educational powerhouse in the Central Region. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

  • Telephone: 0509800062/0277742638
  • Email: upshs@yahoo.com
  • Location: UCC New Site, Cape Coast

21. Winneba Senior High

Winneba Senior High is one of the Central Region's schools with a rich history. It was founded in 1949 by Mr Dowuona-Hammond under the direction of Dr Kwame Nkrumah. The school is found in Winneba off the Commercial Street but had previously been situated in different locations. Get in touch with the school by using the following channels:

  • Telephone: 0208129851
  • Email: winnebasecondary@yahoo.com
  • Location: Winneba
  • Facebook page: @Winnesecan

The list of category B schools in the Central Region of Ghana speaks to the diversity of the area. These schools attract students from all corners of the country, thus making the Central Region an education hub. This is besides the obvious commercial activities in the region, such as tourism and mining. Central Region authorities aim to demonstrate that education is the best gift growing generations can be granted.

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Through the portal, new and continuing learners can now inquire, register, pay fees, and access all vital information concerning their academics. UG scholars can now achieve their academic goals in the comfort of their homes.

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