Check: Full List of Category A Senior High Schools in Ghana and Their Status

The Ghana Education Service(GES) has group all the senior high schools(SHS) into 4 major categories to help Junior high schools(JHS) final year students who are looking forward to going the senior secondary level to be able to choice schools and also to know how to prepare towards getting admission in those their chosen schools.

Category A, B, C, and D are all public or government senior high schools which are the most preferred choices by many candidates. Category E is a list of public Technical/ Vocational Institutions, whereas Categories F and G are Private Senior High/ Technical Vocational Institutions.

Category ‘A’ schools are considered to be the best in the country, followed by the ‘B’ and then the “C” and the “D”. This is based on their academic performance and also their facilities. The list is being updated every year with some new schools joining different categories. 

The Category A schools. The list is made up of 20 Boys schools, 18 Girls schools, and 17 Mixed Schools. 

Below is the List of Category A Senior High Schools in Ghana;

Ahafo Region 

1. OLA Girls Senior High, Kenyasi     -Girls school

2.Serwaa Kesse Girls Senior High     – Girls school

Asanti Region

St Louis Senior High, Kumasi      – Girls school 

Kumasi senior high school        – Boys school 

Opoku Ware Senior High         – Boys School 

Prempeh Senior High            – Boys school

T.I Ahmadiyya Senior high         – Mixed school

Yaa Asantewaa Girls senior high   -Girls school

Brong Ahafo Region

Berekum Presby Senior High        – Mixed school

St Ann’s Girls Senior high          -Girls school 

Our lady’s of Providence Senior high -Girls school 

St James Sem & senior high, Abesim- Boys school 

Sunyani Senior high              – Mixed school

Notre Dame Girls Senior high      – Girls school 

Central Region

Adisadel College                 -Boys School 

Holy Child School, Cape coast      -Girls school 

Mfantsipim School                -Boys School

St Augustine’s College            -Boys School 

Wesley Girls Senior High          -Girls School 

Mfantsiman Senior High           -Girls School 

Eastern Region 

Okuapeman Senior high          -Mixed School 

Aburi Girls Senior high            -Girls School 

St Rose’s Senior high            -Girls School 

Ofori Panin Senior High School     -Mixed School 

St Peter’s Senior High school    -Boys School 

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Krobo Girls Senior High school   -Girls School 

Ghana Senior High school       -Mixed School

Koforidua Senior high/Tech      -Mixed school 

Pope John Snr.High & min.sem.  -Boys school

Greater Accra Region 

Accra Academy               -Boys School 

Accra Girls Senior High        -Girls School 

Achimota Senior High          -Mixed School 

St Mary’s Senior High          -Girls school 

St Thomas Aquinas Snr High    -Boys School

Presby Boys Senior High       -Boys school

Tema Senior High            – Mixed School

Northern Region

Temale Senior High           -Mixed School

St Charles Senior High         – Boys School

Temale Girls Senior High       – Boys School

Ghana Senior High, Temale     -Mixed School

Upper East Region

Bolga Girls Senior high        -Girls School

Navrongo Senior High         -Mixed School

Notre Dame Sem/Snr high     -Boys School

Bolgatanga Senior High       -Mixed School

St Francis Xavier Senior High   -Boys School

Lawra Senior high            -Mixed School

Nandom Senior High          -Boys School

Volta Region 

Mawuli School               -Mixed School

OLA Girls Senior high         -Girls School

Bishop Herman College        -Boys School

Western region

Archbishop Porter Girls       -Girls School

Ghana Senior high/Tech(GSTS) -Boys School

Sekondi College             -Mixed School

St John’s Senior high         -Boys School

Fijai Senior High             -Mixed School

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