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AB REVIEW SAYS Named after the brave Asante warrior, Yaa Asantewaa, the school has lived up to expectation as a respectable all girls high school. Affectionately called YAGISS, the school has gained popularity in the Ashanti Region and beyond. Academic standards are high and it boasts of a high discipline level. However, it is expected that the school should have a website and use other networks to projects its name outside its walls. This could make it a top notch school with a 21st century touch. The school campus is immaculately neat and buildings are generally in good condition. The school has a flourishing partnership with their boy’s school, Prempeh College. STUDENTS SAY “…” Students commend teachers’ excellent attitude to work and embrace the good teacher-student relationship that exists. Clubs and societies are active and provide an exciting atmosphere on campus. Scripture Union on campus is very vibrant. One senior observes that lots of prayers are offered for final year students for good success in their final exam. School doesn’t really provide much emphasis on sports, one student writes. There were some complaints by students that there is too much restriction to their lifestyles on campus. Another complains that the assembly hall needs expansion. Despite good academic records, a general students survey shows that more input needs to be exerted on the visual arts program.. Yaa Asantewaa Girls is one of the few girls’ Senior High School in the Ashanti Region of Ghana and the most popular, with high academic excellence The school was established in Kumasi in 1960 as part of the rapid educational expansion project pioneered by Osagyefo DrKwame Nkrumah, the first Ghanaian President after the independence of the country It had an initial student population of 70Since then the school has grown to its present size of around 2,000 girls The school was named after the legendary Queen Mother of Ejisu in the Ashanti region of Ghana The vision of our school is academic excellence for each student and high standards in every activity undertaken to promote moral values, tolerance and self-discipline Our mission is to give holistic education to the girl child by developing the full potential of every student ready to play a full role and become well informed, responsible, assertive and confident in all aspect of society.

• Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School has achieved
a lot of feats since its establishmentApart from excellent
academic achievement over the years, the school has also
performed creditably in sports activities taken the 1st position
in Basket Ball and placing 1st in the schools and colleges atheletics competition
• The school also took the 2nd and 3rd position in the Regional
Cadet drill CompetitionDebates, Poetry and National Science and
Maths Quiz have been our favourate areas of great achievements

• No. of available placements
(CSSPS): 647
• No. of applicants via CSSPS:
• No. of Teachers: 100
• No. of Trained Teachers: 100
• No. of Resident Teachers: 34
• No. of Students (SHS1): 647
• No. of Students (SHS2): 838
• No. of Students (SHS3): 579
• No. of Resident Students:
• Teacher to Student Ratio:
• EMIS Code: 201160025


• Classrooms • Library
• Science laboratory • Computer Lab

1.000GHC Above
Day and Boarding

Home Economics
Visual Arts
General Arts
General Science