Tarkwa Senior High

Tarkwa Senior High

Tarkwa Senior High

To improve upon and sustain academic standards of the school as well as to ensure moral discipline of the students

To help implement Government’s effort at providing quality and equitable secondary education with the active co-operation of stakeholders so that students will acquire skills to enable them become employable and productive adults.

School Crest and Motto:
The school’s Crest is made up of green and white colours and the Motto Green symbolizes prosperity and White signifies honesty. The motto of the school is “Carpe Diem” which means “seize the day”. The motto is elaborated by sea waves and the hands of a clock which remind students of the maxim that “time and tide waits for no man”.

Brief History of the Institution:
Name of Institution: Tarkwa Senior High School
Year of Establishment: The school is one of the Ghana Education Trust Schools built by the Government of Ghana in 1961 under the Accelerated Development Plan for Education when Ghana attained Independence under the leadership of Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah.
Location: The school is located in Tarkwa, very close to the University of Mines and Technology.
Telephone Number: 0312321862
Important School Dates: The foundation stone of the school was laid in January 1961, after a site had been acquired from the Amalgamated Banket Area (A.B.A.) Mining, now Tarkwa Goldfields Limited.
Status of the Institution: Tarkwa Senior High School is a co-educational boarding school but also admits day students.

Course Offered
General Arts
Home Economics
Visual Art 
General Science

Category – Grade B School
Gender – Mixed
Housing Status – Day& Boarding
Year of Establishment – 1991
Name of Head –
School Code – 0040904

Contact Details
Name: Tarkwa Senior High
Contacts: 0557156018
Region: Western Region, Ghana
Location: Tarkwa
Ghana Post GPS:  


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