Prospective Senior High School students would want to attend the best senior high schools in Ghana and Parents will equally want the best for their wards hence the search of suitable schools normally done ahead of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) each year.
Academic performance at WASSCE, School’s achievement, Infrastructure, and facilities 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.
Today, we present to you the senior high schools that have defied all odds to register their names as a category ‘A’ school in the Volta Region.
When it comes to Senior High School education in Ghana, the Volta Region also boasts of best schools offering quality education but unfortunately, only 3 out of the numerous senior high schools in the Region are “First Class Schools”.
The arrangement of schools in our publication is in no order. We are just presenting them as they were written.
This article is meant to serve as a guide to students or parents who will look for category ‘a’ schools in the Volta Region for their wards.
Category A Schools In Volta Region
The following are the Category A Schools in Volta Region to serve as a guide to parents;
1. Mawuli School, Ho
Mawuli School is a co-educational, boarding senior high school located in Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana.
The school was founded in 1950 by the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. It was the first senior high school to be established in the Trans-Volta Togoland. It’s alumni include, Selase Agbenyefia – Ghanaian helicopter pilot, Akua Dansua – Ghanaian journalist and politician, Leila Djansi – filmmaker, Smile Dzisi – rector and interim vice-chancellor of the Koforidua Technical University, Bernice Heloo – MP Hohoe North and former deputy Minister for Environment Science, Technology and Innovations, Jerry Kuma – vice-chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology, Elizabeth Akua Ohene – Ghanaian journalist
2. Ola Girls’ Senior High School, Ho
Our Lady of Apostles Girls Senior High School is an all female second cycle institution in Ho in the Volta Region of Ghana.
OLA Senior High School was established on 1 February 1954 by Bishop Anthony Konings in Keta with 35 students. The school started from the borrowed premises of the convent boarding school for girls and the nearby middle school building which was converted into classrooms, dining hall and a dormitory block.
3. Bishop Herman College
Bishop Herman College, sometimes abbreviated to BIHECO, is a boys-only second-cycle institution located at Kpando in the Volta Region of Ghana.
Bishop Herman College was the first Catholic boys secondary school established by the Roman Catholic Church in the Volta Region of Ghana.
The college was founded by Dutch missionaries and it is one of the best performing senior high schools in Ghana. It is named after French missionary, Bishop Augustine Herman, who served in the Keta Diocese from 1923 to 1945.
The school is under the administration of the archdiocese of Ho, and its motto is “Sicut Miles Christi” (“As Soldiers of Christ”). The nickname for the college is BIHECO, and the students and alumni are BIHECANS.