Akosombo International School

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Motto: Truth is our Light

Accommodation: Day

Gender: Mixed
Category: F
Type: Private School

Akosombo International School is registered with Ghana Education Service (GES) as private schools, consisting of two main departments, that is Senior High and Basic Schools, the school is a Mixed schools in EASTERN Region at Akosombo of Asuogyaman district.

Akosombo in Asuogyaman district of EASTERN Region

Akosombo International School Anthem

A.I.S., “Truth is our Light”
Holy truth is all we seek
God is with us in His might
Source of light to show the way
We desire a Godly wisdom
And a Godly understanding
Of the world, and of Humanity
May your will for us, O Lord, be done

A.I.S., “Truth is our Light”
We shall serve with all our might
We would shine where e’re we go
We’ll be faithful so to do
All who enter shall be given
Truth, and Knowledge, Wisdom, power, Strength to face the World to-mo-rrow
May your will for us, O Lord, be done

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Akosombo International School was established in 1962 to provide educational facilities at the Kindergarten and Primary levels for the children of workers (mostly expatriates), who were engaged in the construction of the Akosombo dam.

The School, at its inception, was an interesting experiment in education. Of the 140 students who were enrolled in the school at the time, only 28 (i.e. 20%), were Ghanaians.The rest were foreigners from such diverse countries as Italy, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Pakistan, the Netherlands, Brazil, and Portugal. All of these foreign students received tuition at AIS that enabled them to write examinations in their home countries.

With the completion of the Akosombo Dam project in 1966, the Akosombo International School was opened to the children/wards of all employees of the Volta River Authority. In 1968, a regular co-educational secondary department was added to the existing nursery and primary schools. Facilities were put in place to accommodate boarders. At its establishment, the secondary school department was intended to follow technical courses in order to take advantage of the numerous facilities in Akosombo for such pursuits (e.g. carpentry workshops, vehicle workshop, mechanical workshop, etc.) However, other courses such as General Science, General Arts, Home Economics and Business have been added to the School’s curriculum. In September 1990, a two-stream Junior Secondary School Department was introduced at Akosombo; and January 1994 saw the rst intake of the three-stream Senior Secondary School in preparation for the phasing-out of the then existing secondary school system.

The year 1982 saw the further expansion of the facilities of the School with the opening of the Akuse Kindergarten and Primary Schools, as the second stream of the Akosombo International School. The Akuse School was established to cater for the children/wards of VRA sta in charge of the hydro-electric facilities at Akuse. A Junior Secondary School department commenced at Akuse in September 2002.

Kyease Kindergarten was set up to prepare pupils adequately before entering the public primary schools in Akosombo. In September 2002, however, the Kyease kindergarten was expanded into a primary school due to increase in the population of the Akosombo township and the consequent increasing demand for admission to the primary school at the main campus (i.e. at Community One).

Akosombo International School Programmes and Course

The school offers these following programmes


If you are applying for admission to any programme at Akosombo International School, you must have Credits in three core subjects. These include Integrated Science, Mathematics, and English Language. The core subjects are compulsory with respect to the particular project that a student get posted to read.
Admission into AIS would be solely based on candidates who have completed Basic School.

A Junior High student who seeks to attend this school should place the school as his first choice in the School placement and selection form during the period of schools selection in their school. Although it is not a guarantee for getting admission, it is the best possible way of getting admission through the computerized system.

The school also has an online process for admitting its students, interested applicants should buy Registration Pin/Serial Number at any Zenith and GCB Banks, and proceed to register online at this website.

The registration fee for all programmes is Two Hundredand Fifty Ghana cedis (GH¢250.00)
The entrance examination will be held at the three centres below:

  • Accra High School, Accra
  • Chemu Senior High School, Tema
  • Akosombo International School, Akosombo

Candidatesmust remember to:

  • Upload recently taken passport size photos to E-Forms for identification
  • Indicate their choice of Programme
  • Indicate their preferred Examination Centre