CHRISTIAN METHODIST SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
To impact Christians values and provide the most conducive atmosphere for students to excel to support the manpower needs of the country.
To provide relevant secondary education for boys and girls in the Ga South municipality and other areas to enable them enter tertiary institutions and also acquire skills that will acquire skills that will assist them develop their potential to support socio-economic growth and national development.
- SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO
The school motto is “Non Scholae Sed Vitae Discimus” meaning “We learn not for school but for life”.
Christian Methodist Senior High School was established in September, 1960 by the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of United States of America as a private co-educational institution. It was absorbed into the Public Educational System in September, 1965. The school was originally located at Asylum Down, near the Kwame Nkrumah Circle in rented premises. The school is currently located at New Aplaku, Weija in the Ga South Municipality in its permanent structures. The school moved to the present site in September 2009.
The Telephone number is 0302-222858 and Mobile line is o244649297. The school is fifty years old and the Golden Jubilee celebration was launched in March, 2010. The anniversary Speech and Prize Giving Day will be held in November, 2010.
STATUS OF INSTITUTION
Christian Methodist Senior High School is a day school and co-education.
- ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE YEARS
The school has been scoring between 85% to 100% in SSCE/WASSCE. However, the quality of passes is not so good and the number of students who qualified for tertiary institutions ranges from 18% to 40%. In the 2009 Analysis of WASSCE results by the Ga South Municipal Education Department, Christian Methodist Senior High School scored 82% in the core subjects to top the three schools in the municipality. Odorgonno scored 78% with Ngleshie Amanfro scoring 75%. The school scored 94.5% in English Language; 99.4% in Social Studies; 77.0% in Integrated Science and 58.5% in Core Mathematics. The school also recorded zero registration of absentees.
- SCHOOL FACILITIES
Classrooms: The school has two (2) blocks of unit classrooms. The Girls Dormitory has been converted to 18 unit classrooms.
Laboratories: Three (3) classrooms have been converted to Science Laboratories.
- ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES AND CORRESPONDING SUBJECTS
Business (Accounting): Business Management, Business Mathematics & Principle of Costing, Principle of Costing, Economics, Elective Mathematics
Vocational (Visual Arts): General Knowledge in Art, Graphic Design, Picture making, Textiles
Vocational (Home Economics): General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Foods & Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles
General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics
General Arts: Literature in English, French, Ga, Christian Religious studies, Geography, Economics, History, Government, Elective Mathematics
The PTA has been supporting the school financially over the years. They have provided the school with a 25 Seater Bens Bus which is the only bus currently used by the school. Currently, they have started fencing the school and have intention of landscaping the school compound. The PTA is also helping the school to set-up a computer laboratory.
- 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