St. James Seminary And Senior High, Abesim ()

School Code: 0060106
Slogan: Ahotefoↄ
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Accommodation: Day and Boarding
Gender: Boys
Category: A
Type: Public shs
Denomination: Catholic

St. James Seminary Senior High School was established in 1978 by the late Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Sunyani Most Rev. James Owusu. In spite of the initial resistance and discouragement from many quarters, St. James Seminary opened as a private school with the admission of 14 students in the first year under the supervision of Monsignor Robert Mensah Abrampah as its first rector.

Awards and Achievements

Year Title of Award Position
2000 Millennium Essay ( Sustainable National Development - Master Osei Anim Leonard ) 1st
2003 Northern Sector Debate ( Overall best student - Master Augustine Abugri )
2004 Regional Quiz on Horticulture organized by Parks and Gardens 1st
2004 Quiz on HIV/AIDS organized by ActionAid Ghana 1st
2004 WAEC's Distinction Award for Producing The Second Best Candidate in the July/August 2004 SSCE
2005 National Quiz Competition on Human Rights organized by Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) 1st
2006 Topped the 2006 WASSCE ranking table
2007 National Jubilee Debate organized by the Ghana Education Service 1st
2009 Topped the 2009 WASSCE ranking table
2011 Best academic performing school in WASSCE since 2011
2013 National Debate Competition 2nd
2013 Queen mother's 40th Anniversary Debate Competition 2nd
2016 WAEC's Distinction Award for Producing The Overall Best Candidate, West Africa and The Third Best Candidate, Ghana
2017 Best Performing SHS at WASSCE Science
2017 Best academic performing school in WASSCE since 2011 ( GES )


Abesim in bono Region