Best High Schools In Ghana. Complete List.

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Senior High Schools are institutions that offer the next level of higher education after the Junior High School. These schools fall into different categories.

There are the first cycle, second cycle and third cycle institutions. This article is focused on the first cycle Senior High Schools in Ghana. 

See the list of the best Senior High Schools in Ghana.

Note: The list is arranged in no particular order.

Wesley Girls High School

This school is located in Cape Coast and was founded in 1836. It was named after John Wesley. Their motto is: ‘Live Pure, Speak True, Right Wrong, Follow the King’. Contact them at 0332 132 218.


It is a high school for boys only and was founded in 1938. It was founded by Nicholas Timothy Clerk. The school’s sister schools are Aburi Girls Senior High School and Krobo Girls Senior High School. Their motto is: ‘In Lumine Tuo Videbimus Lumen’ which means ‘In Thy Light, We Shall See Light’. Visit their website on https:/

Augustine’s College, Cape Coast

This school is for males alone found in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana. It was founded in 1930 and was named after St. Augustines of Hippo. Their motto is: ‘Omnia Vincit Labor’ which means ‘Perseverance Conquers All’. Visit their website on:

Opoku Ware School, Kumasi (The School)

This school is attended by boys alone. It is located in Santasi in Kumasi. It was founded in 1952 and was named after the Ashanti King Opoku Ware I. Their motto is ‘Deus Lux Scientiae’ which means ‘God is the Light of Knowledge’. Visit their website on

Peter’s Boys Senior High School, Nkwatia

This school was founded in 1957 and was named after

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St.Peter Claver who was a priest. The school’s motto is: ‘Dignitati Hominum’ which means ‘For The Dignity of Mankind’.

You can call them on: 024 881 4310  and email them on: [email protected]


Accra Academy, Accra

This is an all-boys school located at Bubuashie in the Greater Accra Region. It was founded in 1931. Their motto is: ‘Esse Quam Videri’ which means ‘To Be, Rather Than To Seem’.

Visit their website on:

Prempeh College

This is a boys school founded in 1949. It is located in Kumasi the capital town of Ashanti Region. Prempeh College was named after Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh II, who was the King of Ashanti. Their motto is: ‘Suban ne Nimde’ which means ‘Character and Integrity’. Visit their website on


Adisadel College

This is an Anglican boys school found in Cape Coast in the Central Region. It was established in 1910 by Nathaniel Temple Hamlyn. Their motto is: ‘Vel Primus Vel Cum Primis meaning ‘Either the first or with the first’. Adisadel College was rated 10th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Almanac in the year 2014. Visit their website on:

Aburi Girls Senior High School

This is a Presbyterian institution for educating girls only. It is located in the Eastern Region of Ghana, in the Akuapim South Municipal District.  Aburi Girls was founded in 1946.

List of Best Senior High Schools by Regions Located.

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Ashanti Region.

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Brong Ahafo Region.

Eastern Region.

Greater Accra Region.

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Northern region.


  • Bawku Senior High School
  • Bawku Senior/Technical School
  • Bawku Technical Institute
  • Bolgatanga Girls Secondary School (BOGISS)
  • Bolgatanga Secondary School
  • Navrongo Secondary School
  • Notre Dame Minor Seminary




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The above list is the current best senior high schools in Ghana. Leave a comment below if you think there is something that has to be added.

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