Category B Schools in Ashanti Region

There are 59 category B schools in the Ashanti Region. 58 SHS/SHTS and 1 Technical and Vocational Institute (Krobea Asante Technical and Vocational Institute) a mixed school in Asokore, Sekyere East District of the Ashanti region.

This grouping and categorization list are according to the Ghana Education Service (GES) Register of Course for Public Senior High, Technical and Vocational Institutes. Note that as of 2020, all Technical/Vocational Institutions have been categorized into A, B and C, and added to SHS/ SHTS by the GES in its updated guidelines for selection of schools for 2020 placement.

Also Read: Category B Schools in Kumasi: Everything you Need to Know!

Full List of Category B Schools in Ashanti Region

Below are all the 59 Category B schools in the Ashanti Region and their associated gender status.

  1. Kumasi Academy
  2. KNUST Senior High
  3. Anglican Senior High
  4. Adventist Senior High
  5. Wesley Girls High Sch
  6. Asanteman Senior High
  7. Kumasi Girls Senior High
  8. Osei Kyeretwie Senior High
  9. St. Hubert Seminary/Senior High
  10. Osei Tutu Senior High, Akropong
  11. Armed Forces Senior High Technical
  12. Tawheed Senior High
  13. Islamic Senior High, Ampabame
  14. Serwaah Nyarko Girls’ Snr. High
  15. Al-Azariya Islamic Snr. High, Kumasi
  16. Nuru-Ameen Islamic Senior High, Asewase
  17. Sakafia Islamic Senior High
  18. Aduman senior high
  19. Agona S.D.A. Senior High
  20. Agona Senior High Technical
  21. Akrofuom Senior High Technical
  22. Al-Azariya Islamic Senior High,
  23. Kumasi Asanteman Senior High
  24. Asare Bediako Senior High
  25. Bankoman Senior High
  26. Beposo Senior High
  27. Bosome Senior High Technical
  28. Christ The King Catholic, Obuasi
  29. Collins Senior High,
  30. Agogo Denyaseman Catholic Senior High
  31. Dompoase Senior High
  32. Dwamena Akenten Senior High
  33. Ghana Muslim Mission Senior High
  34. Islamic Senior High,
  35. Ampabame Jachie Pramso Senior High
  36. Juaben Senior High
  37. Kofiase Adventist Senior High Technical
  38. Konongo Odumase Senior High
  39. Mabang Senior High Technical
  40. New Edubiase Senior High
  41. Nsutaman Catholic Senior High
  42. Nurul Ameen Islamic Senior High
  43. Ofoase Kokoben Senior High
  44. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II College
  45. Pentecost Senior High
  46. Oppong Mem. Senior High
  47. Begoro Serwaa Nyarko Girls Senior High
  48. Abofour St. Joseph Senior High Technical,
  49. Ahwiren St. Mary’s Girls Senior High,
  50. Konongo St. Michael’s Senior High,
  51. Ahenkro St. Monica’s Senior High,
  52. Mampong T. I. Ahmadiyya Girls Senior High,
  53. Asokore T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High,
  54. Fomena Tepa Senior High Toase Senior High
  55. Tweneboa Kodua Senior High
  56. Wesley Senior High, Konongo
  57. Maabang Senior High/Tech
  58. Bompata Presby Senior High
  59. Krobea Asante Technical/Vocational Institute

Also Read: Category A Schools in Ashanti Region 2022

Table of Category B Schools in Ashanti Region: Gender, Location and District

Ashanti is now second to the Greater Accra region as the most populous region in Ghana – a position it held since 1970.

With a population of about 5,432,485 people accounting for 19.4 percent of Ghana’s total population according to the latest 2021 census data.

Covering 24,389 km2 (9,417 sq mi) and accounting for 10.2% of its total land area, Ashanti is the third-largest region in Ghana. 

Also Read: What is the Population of Kumasi? All You Need to Know! 

SchoolsGenderLocationDistrict
Anglican Senior High
KNUST Senior High
Adventist Senior High
Wesley Girls High Sch
Asanteman Senior High
Kumasi Girls Senior High
Osei Kyeretwie Senior High
St. Hubert Seminary/Senior High
Armed Forces Senior High Technical
Tawheed Senior High
Islamic Senior High, Ampabame
Serwaah Nyarko Girls’ Snr. High
Al-Azariya Islamic Snr. High, Kumasi
Nuru-Ameen Islamic Senior High, Asewase
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Girls
Mixed
Girls
Mixed
Boys
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Girls
Mixed
Mixed
Amakom
Tech
Suame
Tafo
Suame
Abrepo
Tafo
Santasi
Danyame
Akwatia Line
Ampabame
Dichemso
Old Tafo
Asewase
Kumasi Metro
Dompoase Senior High
Fomena T.I. Ahmad Senior High
Asare Bediako Senior High
New Edubiase Senior High
Akrofuom Senior High/Tech
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Dompoase
Fomena
Akrokerri
New-Edubiase
Akrofuom
Adansi North
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II College
Aduman Senior High
St. Michael’s Senior High
Mixed
Mixed
Boys
Tetrem
Aduman
Ahenkro
Afigya-Kwabere
Maabang Senior High/Tech
Tepa Senior High
Mixed
Mixed
Maabang
Tepa
Ahafo Ano North
St. Mary’s Girl’s Senior High, Konongo
Wesley Senior High, Konongo
Konongo Odumase Senior High 
Girls
Girls
Mixed
Konongo
Konongo
Konongo
Asante Akim Central
Collins Senior High/Commercial, Agogo
Bompata Presby Senior High
Mixed
Mixed
Agogo
Bompata
Asante Akim North
Kumasi Academy – Asokore Mampong
Sakafia Islamic Senior High – Sawaba
Mixed
Mixed
Asokore-Mampong
Sawaba
Asokore Mampong
Afua Kobi Ampem Girls’ Senior High – TrabuomGirlsTrabuomAtwima Kwanwoma
Mpasatia Senior High/TechMixedMpasatiaAtwima Mponua
Osei Tutu Senior High, Akropong
Toase Senior High
Boys
Mixed
Akropong
Toase
Atwima Nwabiagya
S.D.A. Senior High, Bekwai
St. Joseph Senior High/Tech, Ahwiren
Denyaseman Cath.Senior High – Poano
Ofoase Kokoben Senior High
Oppong Mem. Senior High – Kokofu
Mixed
Boys
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Bekwai
Ahwirem
Paono
Ofoase
Kokofu
Bekwai Municipal
Bosome Senior High/Tech. – AsiwaMixedAsiwaBosome Freho
Beposo Senior High
Jachie Pramso Senior High
Mixed
Mixed
Beposo
Jachie
Bosomtwe
Juaben Senior High
Sekyedumase Senior High/Tech
Mixed
Mixed
Juaben
Sekyeredumase
Ejisu Juaben Municipal
Kofiase Adventist Senior High/Tech. 
St. Monica’s Senior High, Mampong
Mixed
Girls
Kofiase
Mampong
Mampong Municipal
Christ the King Cath., ObuasiMixedObuaseObuasi Municipal
Dwamena Akenten Senior High – Offinso
St. Jerome Senior High, Abofour
Mixed
Boys
Offinso
Abofour
Offinso Municipal
Ghana Muslim Mission Senior High – Beposo
Nsutaman Cath. Senior High
Mixed
Mixed
Beposo
Nsuta
Sekyere Central
T. I. Ahmadiyya Girl’s Senior High, Asokore
Krobea Asante Tec/Voc Inst.
GirlsAsokore
Asokore
Sekyere East
Tweneboa Kodua Senior High – Kumawu
Bankoman Senior High – Banko
Mixed
Mixed
Kumawu
Banko
Sekyere West
Konadu Yiadom Catholic Senior High – Asamang
S.D.A. Senior High, Agona
Agona Senior High/Tech
Mixed
Mixed
Mixed
Asamang
Agona
Agona
Sekyere South

Also Read: Category B Schools in Kumasi: All you Need to Know!

What are the category B schools in the Ashanti Region?

These are the second batch of schools graded by the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS).

Category B schools are not by any stretch of the imagination small schools or minnows. No, that’s not the case.

The categorization or grading of second-cycle schools in Ghana came about as a result of the introduction of the National Curriculum and Assessment Framework (NCAF) which was introduced into our education system in 2002. The NCAF is an umbrella framework for all subjects taught at the senior high school level.

It has been designed to ensure that students have access to quality learning experiences across the curriculum.

In order to achieve this goal, it divides each subject area into three categories: A1, A2 and C. These are further divided into subcategories. For example, Mathematics can be subdivided into Algebra I, II & III; Geometry; Trigonometry; Precalculus; Calculus, etc.

The grading of schools by the CSSPS is based on these categories. Schools with a grade above 90% will receive a “Grade 1” while those below 70% will receive a “Grade 2”. Those between 70-90% will receive a “Grade 3”, whilst anything less than 70% receives a “Grade 4”.

Educational Statistics of the Ashanti Region in Numbers

But they said Ashanti’s don’t go to school.

Well, Educated Ashantis – Ghana’s worse nightmare!

I’m still waiting for the statistics on the numbers. “How many people have been educated are in the Ashanti Region in the last two decades and the effect on the region”

Maybe I have to do it myself as always.

Also Read: List Of All The 16 Regions in Ghana and their Capitals [2022]

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