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Kumasi Girls’ Senior High is an all female second cycle institution in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana..
P. O. Box KS , Kumasi
Abrepo Kumasi
Ashanti Region
Kumasi
Ghana GhanaGhana
Information
School type Public High School All Girls School
Motto SEMPER FIDELIS
Religious affiliation(s) Christianity – Presby Methodist
Founded 1953
Founder Caxton Williams
Status active
Oversight Ministry of Education
Headmistress Margaret McDavis
Chaplain Sophia Nyarko Manu
Gender Girls
Age 14 to 18
Classes offered General Arts, General Science, Home Economics, Visual Arts
Language English
Houses 5
School colour(s) blue and White
Sports All sports
Nickname KUGISS
Alumni AHEMAA

Location
Kumasi Girls is located in at Abrepo, a suburb of Kumasi in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The school is adjacent to the County hospital.

History
The school was started as a private secondary school for girls by Caxton Williams, a Sierra Leonean in 1953. Kumasi Girls’ Senior High School (KUGISS) was first situated at Susanso, near Bomso Junction on the Kumasi-Accra road. In the early 1960s, the proprietor moved the school to Old Tafo where it remained in rented premises until 1992 when the school was moved to its present and permanent site at Abrepo. The government took over the administration of the school in the year 1963.

Alliance
Kumasi Girls maintains an ongoing alliance with their boys’ school, Kumasi High School called MMRAHEMMAA.

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