Best Senior High Schools In Ghana 2024

This is a ranking of the best senior high schools in Ghana in 2024. This ranking is based on the average percentage of passes obtained by each school in the recent West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE.)

It is a tradition that the most renowned names in SHS in Ghana were on the list, not by word of mouth, but through perseverance and the result of dedication to the final examinations. The top ranking for SHS is determined by the school’s performance in the WASSCE.

Catholic schools top the list of the Top Senior High Schools (SHS) in Ghana 2024, with Anglican, Presbyterian, and other mission schools as well. The community schools don’t seem to be working hard to get on the list.

What are the best secondary schools of Ghana? We have compiled a list of the top 20 schools in Ghana.

Best Senior High Schools In Ghana 2024

As it stands, ST. JAMES SEMINARY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL is the best school in Ghana as far as their score in the WASSCE is concerned.

1. ST. JAMES SEMINARY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 98.80%

St. James Seminary is a senior high school in Sunyani, the capital of the Bono region of Ghana, and they have always featured or topped the list over the past years.

2. ST. FRANCIS XAVIER JUNIOR SEMINARY – Average percentage of passes: 94.97%

St. Francis Xavier Junior Seminary located in Wa. They have always maintained more than a 90% average passes at the WASSCE.

3. OPOKU WARE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 88.23%

Opoku Ware School, often referred to as OWASS, is an all-boys high school in Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi.

4. WESLEY GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 87.60%

Wesley Girls’ Senior High School (WGHS) is an educational institution for girls in Cape Coast, Ghana.

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5. HOLY CHILD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 87.53%

Holy Child School, also known as Angel’s Hill, is a female second-cycle institution in Cape Coast in the Central Region of Ghana.

6. ADISADEL COLLEGE – Average percentage of passes: 86.31%

Adisadel College, popularly known as “ADISCO”, is an Anglican boys’ boarding school in Cape Coast, Ghana.

7. ST. PETER’S SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 84.81%

St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School, or PERSCO, is a Roman Catholic boys’ senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

8. ST. AUGUSTINE’S COLLEGE – Average percentage of passes: 83.06%

St. Augustine’s College is an all-male academic institution in Cape Coast, Ghana.

9. REV. JOHN TEYE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE – Average percentage of passes: 81.96%

The Reverend John Teye Memorial Institute is a private Christian school located at Ofankor in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. 

10. NOTRE DAME SEMINARY SNR. HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 81.64%

Notre Dame Seminary Senior High School is an all-male second cycle educational institution located at Navrongo in the Northern Region of Ghana.

11. ST. ROSES SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 81.59%

St Roses Senior High is an all-female second-cycle high school in Akwatia in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

12. ST. LOUIS SNR. HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 81.25%

St. Louis Senior High School is a Ghanaian educational institution for girls in the Oduom suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.

13. SAVIOUR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 80.79%

Saviour Senior High School is one of the fastest-growing institutions located at Nsutam near Koforidua in the Eastern Region.

14. MFANTSIPIM SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 79.03%

Mfantsipim is an all-boys boarding secondary school in Cape Coast, Ghana.

15. PRESEC LEGON BOYS’ SNR. HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 78.08%

Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School is a secondary boarding school for boys, in Legon, Accra, Ghana.

16. GALAXY INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 77.46%

Galaxy International School is an international school located in Accra, Ghana. The school has three campuses, a secondary school located in Ashaley Botwe, a primary school and preschool located in East Legon, all in Accra.

17. PREMPEH COLLEGE – Average percentage of passes: 76.63%

Prempeh College is a public secondary boarding school for boys located in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region, Ghana.

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18. BEREKUM STAR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 75.94%

Berekum Star Senior High School is a private educational institution located in Berekum in the Bono Region.

19. POPE JOHN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 75.83%

Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary is an all-boys boarding school, located at Effiduase, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

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20. ABURI GIRLS’ SNR. HIGH SCHOOL – Average percentage of passes: 74.46%

Aburi Girls’ Senior High School, formerly Aburi Girls’ Secondary School, also known as ABUGISS, is a Presbyterian all-girls’ senior high boarding school located south of Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Source: Kingaziz.com