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AB REVIEW SAYS The school’s motto, Esse Quam Vider, - to be rather than to seem is a true reflection of Accra Academy students. Their diverse achievements in various fields speak volumes of Accra Aca’s status as a leading school. On a gentle hill along the Accra - Winneba road, a tall white tower shadows the campus of Accra Academy. The school is one of the foremost institutions in the country, firmly built on the foundations laid by SN Awuletey. The school recently celebrated its 80th anniversary with an enviable host of programs. The “Bleoo” boys (as they are usually called) have grown from strength to strength despite setbacks like inadequate boarding and catering facilities, staff accommodation and library facilities. It boasts of a strong and highly networked alumni who are in touch with their alma mata and supportive of the school. The school has produced many influential and prominent men in our time. STUDENTS SAY “…” There is a vibrant social atmosphere on Accra Aca campus. Students are actively engaged in clubs and other extracurricular activities. Entertainment activities are supported by staff. In general students appreciate the impressive staff performance. Some students call for more dedication from the teachers. Infrastructure - wise, students want more improvement in various sectors. One student advises that school buildings should be painted more frequently. Concerns that the library should be stocked with new books and the computer lab be stocked with computers were raised. There is no doubt as survey shows that Accra Aca. boys are highly excited and proud of their school’s heritage. The Accra Academy was founded on Monday, 20th July, 1931 by four young men all below thirty years of age to satisfy the urgent need for a secondary school that would provide good tuition at reasonable cost to the non-affluent sector of Accra and its environs Dr Kofi George Konuah, Messrs Gotfried Narku Alema, James Acquaye Halm-Addo and Samuel Neils Awuletey started with nineteen students distributed into forms one to three at Ankrah Lane, James Town British Accra in a storey building belonging MrsEllen Buckle The school gained the status of a Government Assisted School in January, 1950 and relocated from Ellen House to the present site at Bubuashie, Accra in September, 1961 Education for life and selfless service based on truth and honesty. To develop and manage a model school of excellence, to prepare students for life by instilling in them the virtues of truth, honesty, justice, selfless service and pursuit of excellence
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The Accra Academy stands as the success story of what a
vision carefully nurtured by devotion, dedication, discipline
and perseverance can achieveThe academy is a category
A high school recognised by the Ghana Education Service
Its products have excelled in all fields in the world. Many old
students occupy enviable positions in and outside the country as
public servants, diplomats, politicians, jurists, doctors, engineers,
university professors, lawyers, teachers, chiefs, business executives and a host of others

• No. of available placements
(CSSPS): 780
• No. of applicants via CSSPS:
• No. of Teachers: 84
• No. of Trained Teachers: 84
• No. of Resident Teachers: 13
• No. of Students (SHS1): 681
• No. of Students (SHS2): 657
• No. of Students (SHS3): 641
• No. of Resident Students: 982
• Teacher to Student Ratio:
• EMIS Code: 205010001

Greater Accra

• Classrooms • Library
• Science laboratory • Computer Lab

1.000GHC Above
Day and Boarding

Visual Arts
General Arts
General Science