JACHIE-PRAMSO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
A school that promotes ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE and HIGH MORAL STANDARDS in pursuit of HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT of all students
To protect, support and build the CAPACITY of all students to provide HIGH QUALITY HUMAN RESOURCES for Ghana, in particular and the world at large.
3. THE SCHOOLS CREST AND MOTTO:
4. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE INSTITUTION
ii. YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT:
Historically, the school was started by the T.I Ahmadiyya Mission in 1960. The school was taken over by the Government as Government Assisted Secondary School on 15th October 1970. (Registration Number 18387/15th October, 1970)
The school is sited on a common land provided by the two chiefs of the twin town JACHIE and PRAMSO. The site, covering an area of 107.40 acres, is located 21.4 km from the heart of Kumasi, between Jachie and Pramso Communities along Lake Bosomtwe Road in the Bosomtwe District.
iv. IMPORTANT DATES
a. FOUNDERS DAY: 23rd October, 1970 – The day the then Minister of Education formally inaugurated the school as Government Assisted Secondary School with the name JACHIE-PRAMSO SECONDARY SCHOOL.
v. The school is both boarding and day.
5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS
The school has over the years recorded remarkable success at the GCE/SC, SSSCE, & WASSCE Examination.
The school has produced numerous personalities for the manpower sector within the Ghanaian Economy including Lawyers, Police officers, Rev. Fathers and Pastors, Accountants, Professional Teachers, Administrators, successful business men and women.
The school qualified for the SUPER ZONALS during the 2007 Inter Schools Athletics Competition. The school has won many trophies and awards during Regional games.
6. SCHOOL FACILITIES
a. CLASSROOMS: 26 classrooms catering for 26 streams.
b. LABORATORIES: The school has 2 functional laboratories. One is used as Physics lab and the second laboratory is used to cater for chemistry biology and agric science.
c. COMPUTER CENTRE: There are 32 functional computers: It can cater for 60 students at a time.
d. LIBRARY: There is no standard library. A classroom is converted into a library which can seat a maximum of 40 students at a time.
NON ACADEMIC FACILITIES
a. RECREATIONAL GROUPS
i. SPORTS FIELD caters for the following games Football, athletics and volley ball.
7. CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
a. CLUBS AND SOCIETIES:
i. Science & Maths Club
ii. French Club
iii. Culture and Drama Society
iv. Human Rights Club
v. Voluntary Society
vi. Geographical Society
vii. Debating Club
b. CADET CORP
8. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES & SUBJECTS OFFERED
a. General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics
b. General Arts: Government, Geography, Economics, History, CRS, Lit-in-Eng., Elective Mathematics
c. Visual Arts: General Knowledge in Arts, Textiles, Graphic Design, Elect. Maths
d. Home Economics: General. Knowledge in Arts, Foods and Nutrition, Management in Living, Biology
e. Business: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Principles of Cost Accounting, Economics, Elective Mathematics
f. Agriculture: Physics, Chemistry, General. Agriculture, Elective Mathematics
I. OLD STUDENTS
II. Vibrant PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION (P.T.A) Note worthy contributions by the Association are:
a. Staff motivation
b. Purchase of 2 Buses
c. Purchase of 15KVA 3 phase Generator
d. Construction of Fence wall and security gate
e. construction of 2-5 unit classroom blocks
f. extension of Girls’ Dormitory Block
g. Construction of 5 staff quarters
III. TRADITIONAL AUTHORITY
IV. THE DISTRICT 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