What makes a school a top school in Ghana?

Simple, academics! it is very easy to know the top schools in Ghana, thanks to their academic record and the dignitary alumnus they’ve produced.

The National Science & Maths Quiz is the most reputable quiz in Ghana that quizzes highly learned students from all senior high schools in Ghana.

Based on the winnings of the quiz, these are the top 11 senior high schools in Ghana. These schools have emerged winners of the National Science & Maths quiz for the past twenty years.

1. Presbyterian Boys Senior High School – Has won the NSMQ 5 times

Presec, Legon has produced notable alumnus like F.K. Akuffo (former head of state), Augustine Abbey (actor), Kwaku Sintim Misa (actor, TV personality), etc. Presec has won the National Science & Maths Quiz five times in 1995, 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2009.

 

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2. Prempeh College – Has won the NSMQ 4 Times

Prempeh College has produced highly respected dignitaries like former President J.A. Kuffour, Kwabena Duffour, Kwesi Ahwoi, etc. They won the National Science & Maths Quiz in 1994, 1996, 2015 and 2017.

 

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3. St. Peters SHS – Has won the NSMQ 3 Times

The Nkwatia-based school has won the National Science and Maths Quiz trice, in 2000, 2005 and 2018.

 

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4. Achimota School – Has won the NSMQ twice

Notable alumni from Achimota School are J.J. Rawlings, Kwame Nkrumah, J.E. Atta Mills, Edward Akuffo-Addo, Dawda Jamara (former Gambia Head Of State), Robert Mugabe (Zimbabwe President). Achimota School has emerged winners of the NSMQ twice, in 1998 and 2004.

 

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5. Opoku Ware SHS – Has won the NSMQ twice

Notable alumni of OWASS are P.V. Obeng (mechanical engineer), Kwamena Ahwoi (GIMPA), Kwasi Appiah (former Black Stars Captain), Ken Kurankyi (Daily Searchlight Newspaper), Felix Anyah (Holy Trinity Spa) etc. OWASS has won the NSMQ twice in 1997 and 2002.

 

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6. St. Augustine’s College – Has won the NSMQ twice

The Cape Coast-based Roman Catholic school, St. Augustine’s College has emerged winners at the National Science and Maths Quiz twice, in 2007 and 2019.

 

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7. Mfantsipim SHS – Has won the NSMQ twice

Notable Mfantsipim alumni are Kofi Annan, K.A. Busia, De-Graft Johnson, etc. They’ve won the NSMQ twice, in 1999 and 2014.

 

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8. Pope John Senior School – Has won the NSMQ once

The Koforidua-based SHS has produced notable alumnus like Archbishop G. Palmer, Lt.-Col Omane Agyekum, etc. POJOSS won the NSMQ in 2001.

 

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9. Ghana Secondary Technical School – one-time winners

The Takoradi-based high school came out as winners of the National Science and Maths Quiz once, in 2012. The school has produced notable alumnus like Sonni Badu (gospel singer), Augustine Arhinful (footballer), Napoleon K. Bulley (Mechanical Lloyd), etc.

 

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10. St. Thomas Aquinas SHS – One-Time Winners

The Cantonments, Accra-based school came out as winners of the National Science & Maths Quiz in 2013.

 

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11. Adisadel College – One-Time Winners

The Cape Coast giants won the tournament in 2016.

 

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