Academic performance at WASSCE, School accomplishment, Infrastructure, and buildings are among the important ranking factors the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) use to rank Senior High Schools in Ghana. Let’s checkout the list of all category A boys school in Ghana.
The format of the Category A Schools In Ghana in our post do not follow any order.
List Of All Category ‘A’ Boys Schools In Ghana
Opoku Ware School
Opoku Ware School, often referred to as OWASS, is an all-boys high school in Santasi, a suburb of Kumasi, which is the capital of the Ashanti region of Ghana.
It was established in 1952, as one of the five Catholic schools in Ghana that year. The school was named after Asante King Opoku Ware I.
Motto: Deus Lux Scientiae
Prempeh College is a public secondary school for boys located in Kumasi, the capital city of the Ashanti Region, Ghana.
The school was established in 1949 by the Asanteman traditional authority, the British Colonial Government, the Methodist Church Ghana, and the Presbyterian Church of Ghana.
Prempeh College was established through a collaboration between the Kumasi Traditional Council, the Presbyterian and Methodist churches in the then Gold Coast, and the British Colonial Government.
Motto: Akan: Suban ne Nimdeε (Character and Integrity)
Adisadel College, popularly known as “ADISCO”, is an Anglican boys’ boarding school in Cape Coast, Ghana. Key aspects of the school’s administration and curriculum were originally modelled on the English public school system during the colonial era.
The present curriculum falls within the Senior High School system in Ghana, with all-around oversight by the Ghana Education Service. The word “Adisco” is a portmanteau of “Adisadel” and “College”. The school is named after what used to be a small village on the outskirts of the Cape Coast township – Adisadel Village.
In current times, the village has expanded considerably and gradually merged imperceptibly with the main township.
Motto: Vel Primus Vel Cum Primis (Either the first or with the first)
Year Founded: 1910
Mfantsipim is an all-boys boarding secondary school in Cape Coast, Ghana. It was established by the Methodist Church in 1876 to foster intellectual, moral, and spiritual growth on the then Gold Coast.
Its founding name was Wesleyan High School and the first headmaster was James Picot, a French scholar, who was only 18 years old on his appointment.
Mfantsipim is nicknamed “The School” by its old boys for the fact that several other schools in Ghana such as Prempeh College were born out of it, as these schools were started with learners from Mfantsipim.
Year Founded: 1876
Motto: Dwen Hwɛ Kan
St. Augustine’s College
St. Augustine’s College is an all-male academic institution in Cape Coast, Ghana. The school started at Amissano, a village near Elmina, in 1930. The Roman Catholic institution was established to serve as a training college and seminary. The school was named after St. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430 AD). The motto of the college is Omnia Vincit Labor, meaning “Perseverance conquers All”. The school has a total of 11 houses.
Year Founded: 1930
St. Peter’s Senior High School
St. Peter’s Senior Secondary School, or PERSCO, is a Roman Catholic boys’ senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The school was established in 1957 by the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD). The school is located in the town of Nkwatia Kwahu on the Kwahu Ridge.
Pope John Senior High And Min. Seminary
Pope John Senior High School and Minor Seminary (formerly St John’s Seminary and College, nicknamed POJOSS), is an all-boys boarding school, located at Effiduase, Koforidua, in the Eastern Region of Ghana. It was established in 1958 by Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers SVD as a Catholic seminary for boys who wished to become priests.
Students are offered courses such as general arts, general science, business, and visual arts to pursue and after their stay in the school, sit an external examination called the West African Senior School Certificate Examination to be placed in any of the tertiary institutions in the country.
The students of the school are usually referred to as Pojomma while the alumni are addressed as Pojoba, into which they respond Daasebre. Since its establishment in 1958, the school has achieved many successes and has produced great men for Ghana and the world over. There are 2100 boys in the school.
The Accra Academy was the first private academy to be established in the Gold Coast, present-day Ghana. The academy is one of the foremost secondary educational institutions in Ghana and operates as a non-denominational day and boarding boys’ school, located at Bubuashie, near Kaneshie in the Greater Accra Region.
The academy runs courses in business, science, general arts, general agric, and visual arts, leading to the award of a West African Senior School Certificate.
Motto: Esse Quam Videri
Founded: 20th July 1931
St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School
St. Thomas Aquinas Senior High School is a Ghanaian public day senior high school for boys in the Osu district of Accra in, the Greater Accra Region. The school is currently located in Cantonments, a suburb of Accra. It was established mainly to provide education for boys of the Accra Archdiocese whose parents could not afford the high cost then of sending their male children to boarding schools. It was among five secondary schools established in 1952.
Motto: Veritas Liberat
(The truth shall set you free)
Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRESEC)
Presbyterian Boys’ Secondary School (PRESEC) is a prestigious secondary boarding school for boys, in Legon, Accra, Ghana. It was founded in 1938, under the auspices of the Presbyterian Church of the Gold Coast.
The Basel missionary, Nicholas Timothy Clerk (1862–1961), who served as the first Synod Clerk of the Presbyterian Church of the Gold Coast from 1918 to 1932, used his tenure to advocate for the establishment of the secondary school.
Motto: In Lumine Tuo Videbimus Lumen
St. Johns Senior High School, Secondi
St. John’s School is an all-boys’ second-cycle Roman Catholic school located at Sekondi in the Western Region of Ghana. It is one of the best senior high schools in Ghana and the best in the region. The present curriculum falls within the Senior High School system in Ghana, with overall oversight by the Ghana Education Service.
Old Boys of St. John’s School are affectionately called Old Saints. The Old Saints Fraternity includes some of the most notable and prominent men in the country.
Old boys include award-winning Ghanaian journalist, communications expert and social entrepreneur David Ampofo, Dr Frank Abu former minister of Mines and Energy, former Chief Executive of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Dr.Felix Anyah.
M.K Onnomah, Ghanaian Politician and first Special Prosecutor of the Republic of Ghana Martin Amidu, The late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama, Shasha Marley and a whole group of prominent and notable alumni.