Koforidua Senior High/Tech
Koforidua Senior High Technical School
Koforidua Senior High Technical School, is one of the best secondary technical schools in Ghana. The school is located at Koforidua, the capital of Eastern Region in southern Ghana. Koforidua Secondary technical also called Sec-Tech, is a Senior High School located in Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana. As of December 2011, the school has over 2,200 students.
The school was established in the year 1967 by Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. It was the second secondary technical school after Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) in Takoradi.
The school began as an all-boys school. Girls were later admitted for the first time in 1991, but only made up 5% of the student population in 2001.Till date the population of girls has not improved, therefore many people including student think it should be made a permanent all-boys school. The school taught mainly General Science and Technicals after its establishment but eventually added other courses over the years as it goes by.
The Old Students association, named after the school slogan Mmarima Mma, began constructing a ¢7,000,000 assembly hall in 2018.The school has four houses and two other houses are under construction. The school has the nicest dining hall in koforidua.
Academically, the school is well-noted. The school is classed among the Class A schools in Ghana.
In 2011 the first four-year program badge of the school set an unprecedented record in making the highest passes in the West African Senior High School Council Examination (WASSCE) with a maximum of 200 students getting A+ in all eight examinations. 488 students were registered for the WASSCE and 485 students passed in eight subjects. Making the school the 2nd best in the Eastern Region after St. Peters Senior High School. The school has made great improvements throughout the years. In 2012, the results were impressive bringing out more than 16 students scoring 8 A’s in the WASSCE examinations and many more number of 7 A’s.
Category – Grade A School
Gender – Mixed
Housing Status – Day/Boarding
Year of Establishment – 1967
Name of Head – Samuel Prince Folley
Name: Koforidua Senior High/ Tech
Region: Eastern Region, Ghana
Location: Koforidua, Akwadum road
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