Ferdinand | EducationGhana | April 4| Top 20 Best Senior High Schools in Ghana for 2023
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) takes into account several factors when selecting the best institution.
Here are some of the factors considered in ranking the best 100 senior high schools in Ghana.
Consistency Exam performance in the last five years Best average percentile of students who passed the exam Number of students who scored A1 to C6
So, which SHS is the best in Ghana?
Here is a list of the top 100 senior high schools that Ghana is proud to have produced so far:
1. St James Seminary Senior High
St James performed exceptionally well in the last examination. With an average performance of 98.8%, it proved to be the best school in the country.
2. St Francis Xavier Junior Seminary
St Francis Xavier is known for its record of excellence over the years. In the past five years, the school has remained on top of the list as one of the best schools. In the last examination, they had an average percentage score of 94.97.
3. Opoku Ware Senior High School
The citadel of learning is located in Fankyenebra, near Santasi in the Ashanti Region. In the last West African Examination, the school had an 88.23% average success rate.
4. Wesley Girls High School
Wesely Girls High School leads other all-girls schools located in the country. The educational institution is in Cape Coast, the Central Region of Ghana. With its 87.53% average success rate in the last exam, it has proved to be the best all-girls school to send your girls.
5. Holy Child Senior High School
Also known as Angel’s Hill, Holy Child is also one of the best schools in Ghana, considering the students’ performance in the last five years. Located in Cape Coast in the Central Region, the educational institution had an 87.53% average success rate in the previous examination.
6. Adisadel College Adisadel College
has some of the best educational facilities in the country. So, the 86.31% average success rate recorded is not surprising.
7. St. Peter Senior High School
The Roman Catholic boys’ senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana had an 84.81% average pass rate, making it one of the best schools in the country.
8. St. Augustine’s College
The all-male academic institution in Cape Coast that started at Amissano, a village near Elmina, in 1930, also made it to the list of the best educational institutions in the country. Based on the WAEC rating, it has an 83.06% average success rate.
9. Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute
The private Christian school is located at Ofankor in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. With an exceptional average pass rate of 81.96%, it has consistently made it to the list as one of the best schools in the country over the years.
10. Notre Dame Seminary Senior High School
The all-male second-cycle educational institution located in Navrongo received an 81.64% average success rating in the last examination.
11. St. Roses Senior High School
The school may be a public Catholic high school for girls, yet it has a good rating. With its 81.59% average success rating, it has proved that public school education is also effective
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12. Louis Senior High School
The Ghanaian educational institution for girls in the Oduom suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti Region also comes closely behind St. Roses Senior High School with its 81.25% average success rating.
13. Saviour Senior High School
The recently established citadel of learning in Oseim has quickly registered itself as one of the leading schools in the country. Compared to other long-running colleges, the school has an 80.97% average success rating.
14. Mfantsipim School
Mfantsipim is an all-boys boarding secondary school in Cape Coast. In the last examination, it had an average pass rate of 79.03%.
15. Presec Legon Boys’ Senior High School
The secondary boarding school for boys located in Legon, Accra Legon, also made it to the list with its 78.08% average pass rate.
16. Galaxy international School
The international school located in Accra, with three campuses in different parts of the city, comes closely behind Presec Legon Boys’ Senior High School with an average pass rate of 77.46%.
17. Prempeh College
Although the college is a public secondary boarding school for boys in Kumasi, it has a good learning environment and equipped trainers. This is evident in the 76.63% average pass rate it recorded in the last exam.
18. Berekum Star Senior High School
The private senior high mixed school in Bono Region at Mpasisie Newtown of Berekum district has also recorded significant success in the last exam with a 75.94% average pass rate.
19. Pope John Secondary School
The secondary school is located in Effiduase, Koforidua. It also made it to the list with a 75.83% average pass rate.
20. Aburi Girls’ Secondary School
Aburi is a Presbyterian senior high boarding school for girls located south of Aburi in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Based on its quality education and students’ engagement with sound teachers, the educational institution also had a 74.46% average success rate
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