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Opinion: Top 10 Senior High Schools in Ghana

This year’s catalog adage exceedingly a small amount of changes. Overall, Brong-Ahafo based Saint James institution topped with an mode approve pace of 98.80%. The teach has consistently scored above 97% in the earlier period five living (posting 99.49% in 2014 , 98.69% in 2015 and 97.75% in 2017)

Most leading lofty Schools building the better 10 linger intact but for Rev. John Teye cenotaph teach who held a 80% route appraise this day to close tenth place. It is the merely classified instruct to create the chief 10 this year. Galaxy global teach is the after that preeminent secretive drill in Ghana clinching 16th rest with an normal plight rank of 77.46%

Wesely Girls peak drill unmoving leads the mob of crest every one girls schools, densely followed by Holy kid College. In 2017, Holico had a go assess of 90.69% to Wesely Girls’ 86.86%. At this rate, Holy toddler school will go one better than Wesely Girls summit prepare as the paramount girls’ instruct in the subsequently only some years. Saint Roses SHS, St. Louis SHS and Aburi Girls are the left over the complete girls schools in the crown 20 list.


St. James academy elder distinguished Schools comes out on pinnacle over this year. This slight celebrated educate located in the Brong-Ahafo expanse tolerate been gifted to retain uppermost bit over the beyond five years. They topped keep on year’s directory with a whooping 98.80% of be an average of passes over the ancient times five years. In 2017 Out of 267 students presented, 261 were eligible for ivory tower Education.


St. James Senior High is followed closely by St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary from the Upper West Region of Ghana. In recent times this school has garnered praise for their academic prowess. They have also placed consistently in the top five schools for the last few years. They came up an average pass rate of 94.97%. In the last academic year,out of the 77 students presented 75 were eligible for University Education.


The third spot is taken by Opoku Ware Senior High School popularly known as ‘’OWASS’’. l Located in Fankyenebra, near Santasi in the Ashanti Region, the school leads the Ashanti Region cohort of top schools. In 2017, out of 866 students presented, 739 qualified for University education.

That have scored an impressive 85.33% of average passes over the past five years.


The ‘’almighWey Gey Hey’’ make it to the fourth on the list. Often regarded as the best school in the country, the all-girls school from Cape Coast have consistently made it to the top five schools over the past decade. Aside being an academic power house, they are known for their stellar discipline. Out of 428 students presented in 2017, 371 were eligible for university education. This represents a commendable 88.23% average pass rate over the past five years.


Another all-girl school from Cape Coast follows closely in fifth place. In 2017, Holy Child Senior High School presented 419 students out of which 380 qualified for admission into the university in 2017. They also came up fifth in the year 2016. With an average pass of 87.53% over the past five years, they are the second-best ranked girls’ school in the country.


The famous ’zebra boys’ came sixth on the list with an average percentage pass of 86.31 over the past five years. Out of 809 students presented in 2017, 674 qualified for admission to the University. Consistently ranked among the best Senior High Schools, it is worth mentioning that Adisadel College was ranked 10th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based on quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumni, school profile, internet and news visibility.


prevalently referred to as ‘’PERSCO’’, St. Peter’s SHS comes in 7th overall with an be in the region of gap of 84.81% over the times of yore five years. Located in the civic of Nkwatia Kwahu on the Kwahu Ridge and arguably the most excellent prepare in the Eastern Region, they had 375 students qualifying for academia schooling out of the 452 in the day 2017.


Another top school from the Central Region of Ghana, the boys in green placed 8th in the recent ranking with an average percent passes of 83.06 over the past five years. Out of 666 students registered, 566 qualified for admission into the tertiary level in 2017.


The only Private School among the top ten, Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute comes in a respectable ninth with 40 students having qualified for the university education out of the 50 registered .The school, which is located in Ofankor came up with an average percentage pass of 81.96 over the past five years..

Located in the Upper East Region of Ghana, Notre Dame SHS has greatly improved over the last few years. They make the top ten list with an of average pass percentage of 81.64% over the past five years. Out of 136 students registered in 2017, 126 qualified for placement in a university.

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