Ghana Senior High School

Ghana Senior High School

Ghana Senior High School

Ghanasco is a co-educational second cycle institution located in Tamale, Northern Region of Ghana.

Originally called Ghana College, the school was established in 1960 by the Government of Ghana, under Kwame Nkrumah, as one of the Ghana Education Trust Schools. It has a student population of about 2,800, and is the second largest school in the region after Tamale Senior High School (Tamasco). The first headmaster of the school was Kenneth Luther Purser, a Jamaican. Master Abu Kassim Tahidu from Kwame Danso in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana was the first senior prefect.

Key areas
The administration block, the old dining hall, the new larger dining hall/ jams hall, the arts/ PTA block, the science block, the science laboratories including home economics laboratory, the mosque, Nkrumah house, Gbewaa house, Cabral/Gbanzaba house, Dakpema and purser house are boys dormitories. The girls dormitories include; indice 1, indice 2 house, annex 1, annex 2 house and Lordina house, the headmaster’s bungalow and the teachers’ bungalows. The Ghanasco dam is used by surrounding communities including Kukuo and students of Ghana Senior High School.

Course Offered
General Arts
General Science
Agricultural Science
Home Economics


Category – Grade A School

Gender – Mixed

Housing Status – Day/Boarding 

Year of Establishment – 1960

Name of Head – Hajia Amina Musah

Contact Details
Name: Ghana Senior High School
Region: Northern Region, Ghana
Location: Tamale
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