ASSIN MANSO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL – ASSIN MANSO VIA CAPE COAST
POSTAL OFFICE BOX 30, ASSIN MANSO.
To make this school a first class centre of learning in the country. To improve teaching and learning so as to ensure academic excellence and sound moral training.
To train people to satisfy the manpower needs of the country. To provide people with knowledge, skills, ideas and competences that would ensure the social, political, cultural and economic development of the nation.
To equip people with the requisite technological knowledge that would fit them into the fast changing world of technology.
3. SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO (PICTURE)
4. BRIEF HISTORY OF INSTITUTION
Assin Manso Senior High School was one of the thirty – four Teacher Training Colleges established by Dr Kwame Nkrumah’s Government on 26th November 1965 to train teachers for the country’s expanded educational system. By a government decision, the training college was converted into a secondary school in September 1971. The secondary school which started with seventy students under the headship of Mr. T.E.K. Arhinful now has a student population of one thousand five hundred and twenty-six.
Status: The school has facilities for boarders and day students
5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE YEARS
The highest academic achievement in the SSCE was in 2005 when a science student obtained four As and five Bs. The said student is now a medical officer with the Ministry of Health.
Students’ performance in the WASSCE continues to show a marked improvement. More significant is the improvement in the academic performance of female students. In the WASSCE 2009 for example, female students topped the list of the best students, with some female students obtaining the highest grades (A1/B2) in Mathematics (Core) and Mathematics (Elective).
iii) Regional Games
In 2005, the school’s Volley Ball Team emerged the Central Regional Champions. The team represented the region in the Milo Games held in the same year in Koforidua. At the zonal level, the school’s Volley Ball Team has been the Champions for the past decade. In the 2010 edition of the Central Region Schools and Colleges Games, a student from the school broke the fourteen year old record set in discus in 1996. In the national champions held in Kumasi in 2010, the same student from this school emerged the champion in discus.
The school’s female football team is the zonal champions. The team placed third in the regional football championships held in 2010.
6. SCHOOL FACILITIES
a) Classroom – 27 rooms (4 Temporary Classrooms)
b) Laboratories – 3 ( Physics, Chemistry, Biology) Science Resource Centre
c) Library – 1 Big Library
II. Non Academic
a) One (1) Big Recreational Ground
b) One (1) Standard Football Field
7. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
a. Agriculture Science: General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Chemistry, Physics
b. Business (Accounting Option): Business Management, Principles of Accounting, Economics, Elective Mathematics
c. Visual Arts: General Knowledge In Art, Graphic Design, Sculpture, Basketry, Textiles, Chemistry, Bead making
d. Home Economics: General Knowledge In Art, Management in Living, Foods and Nutrition, Biology
e. General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics
f. General Arts: Asante Twi,/Fante, Music, Christian Religious Studies, Geography, Economics, History, French
8. CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
In our effort to develop co – curricular activities tutors in the department have formed the following educational clubs:
i. The Civic Education Club
ii. The Environmental Protection Club and
iii. The AMASS Cadet Corps
i) Old Students
ii) Parent – Teacher Association (PTA)
The school has a vibrant Parent – Teacher Association which assists with the infrastructural development. Among the PTA projects are
• A computer centre.
• A girls’ dormitory block.
• Renovation of the old staff Common Room block.
• Construction of a boys’ dormitory block (ongoing).
iii) Traditional Authority
iv) District / Municipal / Metropolitan Assembly
- Monday Open all day
- Tuesday Open all day
- Wednesday Open all day
- Thursday Open all day
- Friday Open all day
- Saturday Open all day
- Sunday Open all day