OKOMFO ANOKYE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
The Vision of Okomfo Anokye Senior High School is “Turn a Rural Pre-Tertiary Institution into a first class well-focused modern and disciplined Senior High School, accessible to all who qualify and where effective teaching and Learning are enhanced to meet the manpower needs of the country”
The Mission of he School, based on that of Ministry of Education is “To Provide relevant education to all Ghanaians at the secondary level to enable them acquire skills that will assist them to develop their potentials, to be productive, to facilitate poverty reduction and promote Socio-economic growth,
3. BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL:
a. NAME OF INSTITUTION: Okomfo Anokye Secondary School (OASS), a co-educational boarding School. It was initially named “SUBRI” Secondary School after the Wiamoase Royal Stool
b. YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 15TH OCTOBER, 1964.
c. LOCATION: The school was sited along the Wiamoase- Kumasi Road on 28th February, 1968 before it was moved into its permanent site along the Wiamoase- Amenase Road.
d. STUDENTS POPULATION: The total Student Population stands at 2,194 made up of 1,735 boarders and 459 day students. The Gender distribution shows that the school has 1,284 boys and 910 girls.
e. ABSORPTION INTO PUBLIC SYSTEM
f. The management of the school was initially placed under the Presbyterian Church of Ghana until the Government of Ghana took over and absorbed it into the public system in the 1970/71 academic year.
g. TELEPHONE NUMBERS: 0208116928/ 0243214404/0244181642
4. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS:
The School has carved for itself a high and enviable academic record as depicted in both SSCE and WASSCE Examinations from 1997 to date,
Year No. Presented % Passed
1997 67 100
1998 54 59
1999 54 100
2000 76 99.7
2001 54 98.1
2002 128 99.5%
2003 190 99.5%
2004 379 100%
2005 440 99.1%
2006 440 99.1%
2007 592 99.5%
2008 571 100%
2009 574 100%
5. SCHOOL FACILITIES:
The School was among the first 31 schools to be upgraded into a first class Senior High School in the country. This upgrading has improved academic facilities in the school tremendously.
(i) CLASS ROOMS: The School has 32 classroom and additional twelve classrooms will be needed to cater for the 2011/2012 academic year due to the four-year duration of Senior School course.
(ii) SCIENCE LABORATORY: COMPUTER LABORATORY SCHOOL LIBRARY
School field where all major sporting activities in the school are held
(vii). CLUBS & SOCIETIES:- The following clubs and societies exist in the School.
1. Writers Club
2. Students are allowed to practice their religion without any interference.
6. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES:-
a. Agricultural Programme: General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry,. Mathematics (Elective), Chemistry
b. Business Programme Business Management Financial, Accounting, Economics, Mathematic (Elective)
c. Home Economics: Management-In-Living, Economics, Food & Nutrition, Mathematics (Elective)
d. Visual Art: General Knowledge in Art, Graphic Design, Textiles, Economics
e. General Arts: Christian Religious Knowledge, Economics, Twi (Asante), Government
f. General Science: Mathematics (Elective), Biology, Chemistry, Physics
7. STAKEHOLDERS CONTRIBUTIONS
A. The Parent/Teacher Association
The Parent/Teacher Association has complemented the efforts of the Government by undertaken a number of development projects in the school.
Among these projects included:-
1. Purchase of 50 Brand New Computers
2. Construction of 1Unite Square Fence Wall around the school
3. Extension of Pipe-Borne Water from Wiamoase town to the school
4. Massive renovation work on:-
i. Girls’ Dormitory Bathroom
ii. Construction of Fence-Wall felted with razor Wire
iii. Provision of 8 Mini Poly Tanks to store water
iv. Construction of Bathhouse for Boys Dormitory
v. Furnishing of One-Flat for Peace Corp Volunteers
vi. Erection of 3 Gates around the school Fence-Wall
vii. Fencing of the Boys’ Dormitory with Razor Wire to ward off intruders.
B. Afigya-Sekyere South District Assembly
i. The Sekyere South District Assembly provided the school with a Borehole to supply water for both students & staff
ii. African Development Bank (ADDIS ABABA) is also helping the school through the Community Water and Sanitation to provide overhead Water Tank which will ensure twenty four -hour water supply to bring an end to the perennial water problem facing the school.
- 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