In 1969, some illustrious elders of Antoa came together and founded the school and named it Adonten Akoten Secondary School. It started as a private school in make-shift classrooms at the school’s old site with 12 students. The school was absorbed into the public system of education in September 1971 and renamed Antoa Secondary School.
The mission of the school includes ensuring discipline among staff and students, motivation of staff especially teaching staff to give off their best and adopting open administration and giving the school a good tone.
The school aims to be an institute of academic excellence, development of sports and acceptable moral development among students, promoting a high sense of discipline among them.