Top 10 Best Girls Schools in Ghana

April 23, 2021 |

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best girls shs based on wassce

Students, alumni, and everyone is interested and excited about knowing how well their schools and dream SHS are performing.

It helps in both ways, to encourage students in all schools to perform well to raise the bar of their schools and help JHS graduates to make that needed decision on choice of school and how best to perform in the BECE.

In this WASSCE Ranking of best girls SHS is based on data publicly available referenced in a document called the GES Annual Digest 2019/2020.

2020 WASSCE full data of performance is yet to be made public.

Now to the Top 10 Best Girls SHS based on WASSCE 2019 performance.

#1 St. Rose’s SHS

In WASSCE 2019, St. Rose’s topped as the best girls SHS with a percentage pass of 99%. The school presented a total of 534 candidates out of which a total of 528 passed.

Over the years, the school performs very well such that it becomes one of the girl’s school of choice for many young girls. In 2013 WASSCE, the school also scored 98.48% with a total number of 656 candidates presented with 646 passing.

St. Rose’s Senior High is located at Akwatia in the Eastern Region of Ghana. The school was established in 1965 with a vision to become a centre of excellence in girl’s education. The school has a population of about 1,758 students.

Courses Offered include Home Economics, General Arts and General Science.

 

#2 Serwaa Kesse Girls SHS

Serwaa Kesse Girls Senior High is one of the most performing schools in Ghana and in WASSCE 2019 scored 99% just as St. Rose’s Girls. The school however presented 443 candidates out of which 440 passed.

Also, in 2013, the school performed very well with a percentage pass of 97.77 presenting a total of 629 candidates out of which 615 passed.

Serwaa Kesse Girls School in the Ahafo region of Ghana and was established in 1965 as a women’s training college by Ghana’s first President, Dr Kwame Nkrumah.

The school has an interesting history, as it was once converted into a mixed secondary school in 1970 and later to a model Girl’s SHS in 2013. It was this time that the school was renamed from Duayaw-Nkwanta Secondary School to Serwaa Kesse Girls SHS. The school was named after the first Queen Mother of the area.

The school have a population of about 1,690 students.

Courses Offered include General Arts, General Science, General Agric, Home Economics, Business and Visual Arts.

 

#3 Wesley Girls SHS

Wesley Girls Senior High also known commonly as WEY GEY HEY, located in Cape Coast is a highly favourite girls’ school which do not only live by its popularity but strives to perform very well academically.

For the 2019 WASSCE the school scored a percentage pass of 98% presenting 424 candidates out of which 417 passed. Making it the third best Girls SHS as of 2019.

In 2013 after the WASSCE WEY GEY HEY secured a percentage pass of 99.6% with 744 candidates presented out of which 741 passed. In 2013, the school placed 2nd in Ghana.

Wesley Girls was established in 1836 by the wife of the second Methodist missionary to the then Gold Coast. WEY GEY HEY is the oldest senior high school in Ghana with many facilities such as 40 classrooms, 6 Science Labs and 9 houses.

In 2016 after the WASSCE, the school had the overall best candidate in General Arts programme. The school has one of the strongest and vibrant old student’s association in Ghana and abroad.

Courses Offered include Business, General Arts, General Science, Home Economics and Visual Arts.

 

#4 Holy Child School

Holy Child Senior High scored 96% in WASSCE 2019 with 404 candidates presented out of which 389 passed. Also, for WASSCE 2013, the school secured 98.18% score with 605 candidates presented for that year’s WASSCE out of which 594 passed.

Holy Child School is in the Cape Coast Metro in the Central region. The school was established in 1946 by the Sisters of the Society of Holy Child Jesus. The school started as a combined teacher training college and secondary school with 120 students.

Courses Offered include Business, Home Economics, Visual Arts, General Arts and General Science. The school has a population of about 1,733 students as of 2020.

Holy Child has a good record of some of its candidates emerging as best WASSCE candidates in Ghana and among WASSCE writing countries.

  • In 2003 the 2nd Best Candidate in the SSSCE (now WASSCE)
  • 2007 – the 3rd Best Candidates in WASSCE Ghana
  • 2007 – Best WASSCE Candidate, Business programme
  • 2009 – 2nd Best WASSCE Candidate in Ghana and International
  • 2012 – Best WASSCE Candidate in Business Programme, Ghana
  • 2013 – Best WASSCE Candidate in the General Arts Programme

Courses Offered include Business, Home Economics, Visual Arts, General Arts and General Science.

 

#5 Aburi Girls SHS

Aburi Girls Senior High School comes at number 5 best girls SHS. In 2019 WASSCE ABUGIS secured a percentage pass of 95% with 565 candidates presented out of which 537 passed.

In 2013 the school presented one of the largest number of candidates which stood at 1,062 out of which 1,015 passed in at least six subjects securing for the school a percentage pass of 95.57%.

Aburi Girls was established in 1946 by the Presbyterian Church of the then Gold Coast, which decided to establish a Girls’ secondary school at Aburi. The school has a population of about 1,980 students with several facilities.

Some of Aburi Girls academic achievements include overall 3rd Best Candidate in SHS science category WASSCE 2017, overall best Business SHS Category WASSCE 2017 and National best teacher’s award in 2019.

Courses Offered include Business, General Arts, General Science, Home Economics and Visual Arts.

 

#6 St. Louis SHS

St. Louis Senior High in WASSCE 2019 presented a total of 776 candidates out of which 726 candidates passed securing for the school a percentage pass of 94%.

The schools have a track record of performing very well year-in year-out. A look at the WASSCE 2013, for example, the school secured 96.59% pass. In this year, a total of 938 candidates were presented with 906 passing in at least 6 subjects.

St. Louis Girls SHS is located at Oduom Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The school was established in 1952 as a public/mission partnership by the Catholic Institution. The school has a population of about 3,772 students.

Courses Offered include General Arts, General Science, Business, Home Economics and Visual Arts.

 

#7 Archbishop Porter Girls SHS

In WASSCE 2019, Archbishop Porter Girls Senior High presented a total of 703 candidates and out of which 644 passed repressing about 92%.

Porter Girls is a well performing Girls school making it one of the best and a choice for many young girls going to SHS. In 2013 the school also secured a good percentage performance of 98.54% where 753 candidates were presented and 742 passed.

Archbishop Porter Girls school was established in 1965 by the Catholic institution founded by His Grace Archbishop John Kokwo Amissah. The school is sited on a hill in Fijai which is known as the “Hill of Tranquillity”.

The school has a population of more than 1,085 students, with several facilities. The school had had some academic achievements such as wining gold medal in the Robotics Inspired Science Education Competition in 2017.

Courses Offered include General Science, General Arts, Business, Home Economics and Visual Arts.

 

#8 Methodist Girls SHS, Mamfe

Methodist Girls also known as MEGHIS is one of the most preferred girls’ schools. In WASSCE 2019 the school secured a percentage pass of 92% just as Archbishop Porter Girls. The school however presented a total of 683 candidates out of which 629 passed.

In 2013 when the WASSCE results were released, MEGHIS secured 93.42% percentage pass after having presented a total of 714 candidates out of which 667 passed in at least six subjects.

In recent years when one think of ROBOTICS, it is the Methodist Girls SHS in Mamfe that comes to mind. MEGHIS have won the World ROBOFEST Competition, twice in a row, in 2019 and 2020, which was held in the U.S.A.

The school was established in 1984 and started as a private mixed senior high school known then as Mamfe State College. It later was absorbed by the government. The school has a population of about 2,654 students.

Courses Offered include General Arts, General Science, Agric Science, Home Economics, Visual Arts and Business.

 

#9 Our Lady of Providence SHS

In 2019 WASSCE, Our Lady of Providence senior high secured 89% pass with 297 candidates presented out of which 263 passed.

The school in 2019 did tremendously well as compared to 2013 where it secured a 69.51% pass having presented 305 candidates with 212 passing.

Our Lady of Providence SHS is a Catholic school for girls established in 1991 though the efforts of Bishop James Kwadwo Owusu with assistance from the Sisters od Divine Providence. The school’s population is about 1,000 students.

Courses Offered include Home Economics, General Science, General Arts and Business.

 

#10 St. Mary’s Girls SHS, Konongo

St. Mary’s Girls Senior High secured a percentage pass of 88% in the WASSCE 2019 having presented a total of 174 candidates with 153 passing.

As compared to the WASSCE 2013 performance the school performed creditably well in 2019. In 2013 the school scored 69.61% with 102 candidates presented out of which 71 passed.

St. Mary’s Girls also popularly known as SMAGS is a Catholic Mission school located in the Ashanti region. The school was established in 2007 and currently has a population of about 1,000 students spread across SHS 1 to SHS 3.

Courses Offered include General Science, General Arts, Home Economics, Visual Arts and Business.

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