St. Mary's Senior High, Korle Gonno (MERRIES)

School Code: 0010102
Motto: Truth and Virtue
Founded: 1950
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Accommodation: Day and Boarding
Gender: Girls
Category: A
Type: Public shs
Denomination: Catholic

St. Mary’s Senior High School was founded by the Catholic Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit SHSpS) on the 6th of February, 1950. The School is located on the Guggisberg Avenue, opposite KorleBu Polyclinic. It is a Catholic Girls school which aims at improving the lives of young adolescent girls through learning.


To train students acquire skills, knowledge and values that prepare them to understand and contribute to rapidly changing society with emphasis on integrity and tenacity of purpose, promote self-discipline and develop a strong sense of responsibility.


To retain and sustain the enviable position in the country and West Africa of being the preferred choice for holistic female education.

Awards and Achievements

Year Title of Award Position
Champions in Debates, Quizzes, Basketball – National.
Champions in Hockey – Regional
Champions in Volleyball – Regional.


Korle Gonno in greater accra Region