Kumasi High School has joined Opoku Ware School, Prempeh College , St.Louis SHS and two others as Category A schools in Ashanti Region.
Kumasi High School dream of becoming a Category A School has finally seen a day light upon outstanding performance in all spheres of academic life for years.
As KUHIS been promoted, other notable schools have dropped from Category A to Category B school, among them are Kumasi Anglican SHS, Tweneboah Koduah SHS, Konongo Odumasi SHS, St. Monica’s SHS Effiduasi SHS etc.
It’s worthy of note that there are only six remaining category A Schools in Ashanti Region per the Computerised School Selection and Placement System(CSSPS) late 2017 review.
The schools are Opoku Ware School, Prempeh College, Yaa Asantewaa Girls SHS, St. Louis Girls, Kumasi High School and T.I Amass- Kumasi.
Kumasi High School, commonly alluded to as KUHIS, is a young boys senior secondary school in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. It was set up in 1962, by S. K. Amoah. The Students are referred to on the whole as Mmerantee.
It is situated in Gyinyase close Ahinsan Estate.
The aphorism of the school is Truth conquers
Kumasi High School began as a private foundation called Kwame Nkrumah Secondary School under the activity of S. K. Amoah. In 1963, the School moved to Kwadaso in Kumasi from Asuoyeboa and involved leased premises.
In 1965– 66 scholarly year, Amoah’s school was consumed by the administration and turned into an open foundation, with same name as Kwame Nkrumah Secondary School.
The school at that point moved to Kwadaso, another leased premises possessed by P. K. Mensah, a temporary worker whose child was then an understudy of the school. Albert Appiah, who was then a guide at Prempeh College, was named as the principal Headmaster of the school.
The consequence of the 1966 military overthrow that removed President Nkrumah’s administration saw the school’s name being changed to the present name, Kumasi High School.
The school was a blended establishment and amid the 1966/67 scholarly year, the female understudies were exchanged to Kumasi Girls Secondary School (KUGISS). Hence, making ready for a young men’s school.
In 1977 it moved to involve its lasting site at Gyinyase, a suburb of Kumasi. In 1978/79 scholastic year, the school was approved to run Sixth Form courses in Business, Arts and Science.
The school has seen significant changes and scholastic triumphs and is right now running the Senior High School framework.
Kumasi secondary school was once granted Best African Business School. The School has attempted and has prevailed upon a great deal of honors the years.
They have been to the National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) before. in 2012 Kumasi High School put fourth in position after they got to the semi-finals.
In spite of the fact that the School has never won the Quiz however has attempted in the course of recent years. Kumasi High School is the only school with the most noteworthy point in the Quarter finals of the NSMQ.