ABETIFI PRESBYTERIAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
To produce boys and girls of good academic and moral standards to enable them serve the nation (Ghana) and mankind in a positive manner by taking up positions of high responsibility.
To train boys and girls to attain academic excellence and moral uprightness through structured academic programmes and sound biblical teachings respectively within a period of four years.
3. SCHOOL CREST
4. BRIEF HISTORY OF INSTITUTION
Year of Establishment: 6th February, 1956
Location: Abetifi-Kwahu (Kwahu-East), Eastern Region
Important School Dates: i. Ascension Day – 13th May each Year.
ii. WHIT Monday – 24th May each Year.
iii. Education Week – 4th to 10th October each Year.
The school is a boarding institution with two two-storey buildings (for boys and girls), each containing seven rooms (pair floor). Each of the two-storey buildings has in-built bath houses on each floor
5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT OVER THE YEARS
Academic achievement in the school has been improving year after year in both SSSCE and WASSCE.
i. WASSCE (2008 to 2009)
Year No. of Candidate Presented Percentage Passed No. of Students who Scored from Aggregate 10-20
1 2008 323 99.7 50
2 2009 301 100 72
From 2004 to date the school has achieved a lot in terms of sports. Performance in athletics and Table tennis has been phenomenal.
2006 – Girls division
2007 – Girls & Boys divisions
2010 – Girls division
The girls have dominated in Table Tennis since 2004. Most of our students have been representing the Kwahu Zone and Eastern Region during Regional and National Festivals. Currently, one of our girls (Miss Dorcas Anomwaa) is the Regional Champion in Long Jump. Others who have made the school proud include Miss Regina Boateng, Master Frank Sarpong, Miss Janet Adofo and Miss Agbenyega Dzigbordi Abla as well as Miss Jacqueline Oteng.
6. SCHOOL FACILITIES
The school has two one-storey building of ten rooms (each) used as classrooms.
One two-storey block used as laboratories. The ground floor has two rooms occupied by Integrated Science and Chemistry laboratories. The first floor contains Physics and Biology, while the second floor is used as the Information and Communication Technology laboratory.
The school library (Boahene Library) was named after Opanin Yaw Boahene, a native of Abetifi-Kwahu
ii. Non Academic
• Recreational Grounds
The school has a standard sized football field with an attached basket ball court.
School Canteen Services.
7. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
(a) General Arts: Geography, Economics, Government/Elective Mathematics, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, History, French/Akuapim Twi.
(b) Business: Economics, French, Business Management, Financial Accounting, Principle of Cost Accounting/Elective Mathematics, Typewriting, Clerical Office Duties
(c) General Science: Biology/Geography, Physics, Chemistry, Elective Mathematics
(d) Home Economics: Management in Living, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, General Knowledge in Art, Biology
(e) Visual Arts: Graphic Design, Picture Making, General Knowledge in Art, Sculpture, Jewellery
8. STAKE HOLDERS
i. Old Students
The school does not have a vibrant Old Student Association. However during the speech and price giving day of 2004, the association provided reading books and other related materials for the best students (academic) in all classes. The immediate past president of the association was Mr. Richard Kwabena Addo.
ii. Parent-Teacher Association
This is very vibrant association that has provided the school with items that include the following:
a. An Urvan mini bus
b. Corn mill
c. A Clinic
d. A Canteen
e. Furniture in the school’s library and the computer laboratory.
f. A classroom still under construction.
The chairman of the association is Nana Asante Adiyiah
iii. Traditional Authority
The school is under the authority of the Adonteng Division of the Kwahu Traditional area.
- Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Saturday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Sunday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM