List of category B schools in the Ashanti Region (full list)

List of category B schools in the Ashanti Region (full list)

Senior high schools teach young people key lessons and life skills that benefit them in their later years. Through their skilled teachers, they acquire valuable information, skills, and knowledge that shape their future. This article shares a list of Category B schools in the Ashanti Region that you can consider taking your child.

category B schools in the Ashanti Region
List of category B schools in the Ashanti Region. Photo:, @Polina Zimmerman (modified by author)
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The Ghana Education Service categorizes public senior high schools into groups A, B, C, and D based on each school's average performance in the yearly BECE exams (the Basic Education Certificate Examination). Technical and vocational schools are in Category E, while Category F is for private schools.

What are the category B schools in Ashanti Region?

Ashanti Region has 58 schools in category B. These institutes have qualified teachers passionate about helping their students succeed academically every year. They also help learners develop their talents, improve social skills, and build religious lives. Check out the following list of category B schools in Ashanti Region and where these institutes are located:

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Kumasi Metro District

Kumasi Metro has the most category B schools compared to all the forty-three districts in Ashanti Region, Ghana. These schools are:

Anglican SHSMixedDay & BoardingAmakom
KNUST SHSMixedDay & BoardingKumasi
Adventist SHSMixedDay & BoardingSuame
Kumasi Wesley Girls High Sch.Girls onlyDay & BoardingTafo
Asanteman SHSMixedDay & BoardingSuame
Kumasi Girls' SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingAbrepo
Osei Kyeretwie SHSMixedDay & BoardingTafo
St. Hubert Seminary/ SHSBoys onlyDay & BoardingSantasi
Armed Forces SHTSMixedDay & BoardingDanyame
Tawheed SHSMixedDay & BoardingAkwatia Line
Islamic SHSMixedDay & BoardingAmpabame
Serwaah Nyarko Girls' SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingDichemso
Al-Azariya Islamic SHSMixedDayOld Tafo
Nuru-Ameen Islamic SHSMixedDay & BoardingAsewase

Adansi North District

Adansi North has five category B senior high schools. These schools are:

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Dompoase SHSMixedDay & BoardingDompoase
Fomena T.I. Ahmad SHSMixedDay & BoardingFomena
Asare Bediako SHSMixedDay & BoardingAkrokerri
New Edubiase SHSMixedDay & BoardingNew Edubiase
Akrofuom SHTSMixedDay & BoardingAkrofuom

Afigya-Kwabere District

Afigya-Kwabre South District has three category B SHS. They are:

Otumfuo Osei Tutu II CollegeMixedDay & BoardingTetrem
Aduman SHSMixedDay & BoardingAduman
St. Michael's SHSBoys onlyDay & BoardingAhenkro

Ahafo Ano North Municipal District

Ahafo Ano North District has two SHS in category B. These schools are:

Maabang SHTSMixedDay & BoardingMaabang
Tepa SHSMixedDay & BoardingTepa

Asante Akim Central Municipal District

Asante Akim Central was formerly known as Asante Akim North Municipal. The three category B schools in the district are:

Konongo Odumase SHSMixedDay & BoardingKonongo
St. Mary's Girls' SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingKonongo
Wesley SHS, KonongoGirls onlyDay & BoardingKonongo

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Asante Akim North District

Asante Akim North Municipal Assembly was formerly called Asante Akim North District. The region has two category B schools, which are:

Collins Senior High/CommercialMixedDay & BoardingAgogo
Bompata Presby SHSMixedDay & BoardingBompata

Asokore Mampong Municipal District

Asokore Mampong was carved out of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly. The region has two senior high schools in the B category. These schools are:

Kumasi AcademyMixedDay & BoardingAsokore Mampong
Sakafia Islamic SHSMixedDay & BoardingSawaba

Atwima Kwanwoma District

Atwima Kwanwoma has one category B school as of 2023.

Afua Kobi Ampem Girls’ SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingTrabuom

Atwima Mponua District

There are two category B schools in Atwima Mponua District. These schools are:

Mpasatia SHTSMixedDay & BoardingMpasatia

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Atwima Nwabiagya

Atwima Nwabiagya is situated in the western parts of the Ashanti Region and has two category B senior high schools:

Osei Tutu SHSBoys onlyDay & BoardingAkropong
Toase SHSMixedDay & BoardingToase

Bekwai Municipal Assembly

The Bekwai Municipal Assembly has five senior high schools in the B category. These schools are:

Bekwai S.D.A. SHSMixedDay & BoardingBekwai
St. Joseph SHTSBoys onlyDay & BoardingAhwiren
Denyaseman Catholic SHSMixedDay & BoardingPaono
Ofoase Kokoben SHSMixedDay & BoardingOfoase
Oppong Memorial SHSMixedDay & BoardingKokofu

Bosome Freho District

Bosome Freho has only one category B school.

Bosome SHTSMixedDay & BoardingAsiwa

Bosomtwe District

There are two category B schools in the Bosomtwe District.

Beposo SHSMixedDay & BoardingBeposo
Jachie Pramso SHSMixedDay & BoardingJachie

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Ejisu Juaben Municipal District

Ejisu Juaben Municipal also has two category B schools.

Juaben SHSMixedDay & BoardingJuaben
Sekyedumase SHTSMixedDay & BoardingSekyedumase

Mampong Municipal Assembly

Mampong Municipal Assembly was created following the splitting and upgrading of the former Sekyere West District. There are only two category B schools in this region:

Kofiase Adventist SHTSMixedDay & BoardingKofiase
St. Monica's SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingMampong

Obuasi Municipal Assembly

Obuasi Municipal was carved out of the Adansi West District Assembly and has only one category B school.

Christ The King Catholic SHSMixedDay & BoardingObuasi

Offinso Municipal District

Offinso Municipal was formed from Offinso Municipal (split into Offinso Municipal and the Offinso North District). It has two category B schools.

Dwamena Akenten SHSMixedDay & BoardingOffinso
St. Jerome SHSBoys onlyDay & BoardingAbofour

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Sekyere Central District

Sekyere Central has two category B senior high schools.

Ghana Muslim Mission SHSMixedDay & BoardingBeposo
Nsutaman Catholic SHSMixedDay & BoardingNsuta

Sekyere East District

Sekyere East District has only one senior high school in the B category.

T.I. Ahmadiyya Girls' SHSGirls onlyDay & BoardingAsokore

Sekyere West District

Sekyere West has two category B SHS, as listed below:

Tweneboa Kodua SHSMixedDay & BoardingKuwamu
Bankoman SHSMixedDay & BoardingBanko

Sekyere South District

Sekyere South District, formerly Afigya Sekyere District, has two category B schools.

Konadu Yiadom Catholic SHSMixedDay & BoardingAsamang
Agona S.D.A. SHSMixedDay & BoardingAgona
Agona SHTSMixedDay & BoardingAgona

What are the top 10 category B schools in Ashanti Region?

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Ashanti Region has 58 top-notch category B schools. The best ten senior high schools in this region are:

  • Asanteman SHS
  • Christ The King Catholic SHS
  • Islamic SHS
  • Kumasi Academy
  • Kumasi Wesley Girls High Sch.
  • Otumfuo Osei Tutu II College
  • Osei Tutu SHS
  • St. Hubert Seminary/ SHS
  • St. Monica's SHS
  • Wesley SHS, Konongo

What are the Category B mixed schools in Ghana?

Most Category B schools in Ashanti Region admit both male and female learners. Some of these schools are:

  • Adventist SHS
  • Anglican SHS
  • Asanteman SHS
  • Armed Forces SHTS
  • Islamic SHS
  • Agona S.D.A. SHS
  • Akrofuom SHTS
  • Al-Azariya Islamic SHS
  • Asare Bediako SHS
  • Dompoase SHS
  • Fomena T.I. Ahmad SHS
  • Ghana Muslim Mission SHS
  • Konadu Yiadom Catholic SHS
  • New Edubiase SHS
  • Nuru-Ameen Islamic SHS
  • Nsutaman Catholic SHS
  • Osei Kyeretwie SHS
  • Tawheed SHS
  • Tweneboa Kodua SHS

Is Kumasi Academy a Category B school?

Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) is a Category B senior high school in Asokore-Mampong, Kumasi, Ghana.

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What is the best category B school in Ghana?

All category B schools in Ghana are good and have qualified teachers offering high-quality education. Nonetheless, you can consider taking your child to these famous schools in Ashanti Region:

  • Aduman SHS
  • Agona S.D.A. SHS
  • Al-Azariya Islamic SHS
  • Bosome SHTS
  • Ghana Muslim Mission SHS
  • Jachie Pramso SHS
  • Kofiase Adventist SHTS
  • Konadu Yiadom Catholic SHS
  • Maabang SHTS
  • Tawheed SHS

What are some category A schools in the Ashanti Region?

The top five category A institutions in Ashanti Region are:

  • Kumasi Boys SHS
  • Opuku Ware SHS
  • Prempeh College
  • St. Louis SHS
  • Yaa Asantewaa Girls' SHS

Every focused student wants to join the best senior high school (SHS). As a result, category B schools in the Ashanti Region are in demand because they are known for providing quality education. If you are looking for an excellent institution for your child, you can pick an affordable category B school in Ashanti Region.

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Good education is also crucial to the growth of the community. Therefore, find a school with a good learning environment where students can access modern learning materials.


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