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Ahantaman Girls’ Senior High School

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Ahantaman Girls Senior High School is a school in Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana.

History
The school has changed over the years from a private to state ownership. The school was established in 1948 by a business-inclined educationist called Mr. Emmanuel Kwasi Idun. Originally, it started as Takoradi Commercial Academy near Sekondi with five(5). The school formally became known as Royal Commercial College popularly known as ROCCO.

In 1965,the Ghana Education Service absorbed the school into the secondary school system and as a result, the school changed its name to Royal Commercial Secondary School since both commercial and secondary subjects were studied, in short it was ROCSEC

In 1980,the school adopted a name from the traditional area which came to be known as Ahantaman Secondary School. Then it became Ahantaman Senior High School and the status of the school was changed on 17 November 2010 from a co-educational institution to a single sex school and this is Ahantaman Girls’ SHS. In essence the school has different group of students: those of the Rococo days, Rosec, Ahantaman Secondary School days, Ahantaman Senior High School and Ahantaman Girls Senior High School which all fall under the same umbrella.

The School has of about one thousand five hundred students. It is both boarding and day.

Ahantaman Girls Senior High School Courses offered
General Science
General Arts
Business
Visual Art
Core Subjects
Home Economics
Ahantaman Girls Senior High School Facilities
Classroom
Library
Science laboratory
ICT Lab

Motto
Finis coronat opus

Vision
To create a school, conducive for an excellent and holistic education that can shape and develop the lives of young girls into educated, confident and enterprising women of outstanding character.

Mission
Ahantaman Girls’ Senior High School will provide a variety of academic, moral and relevant education to unearth talents and develop knowledge, skills, values and character of the girl child in fulfilment of her ambition and potential.

Notable alumni
Paapa Yankson – award-winning Ghanaian musician

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