Tema Senior High (TEMASCO)

School Code: 0010201
Motto: Nil Nisi Optima
Founded: 1961
Open Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Accommodation: Day and Boarding
Gender: Mixed
Category: A
Type: Public shs

Tema Secondary School is a day and boarding school established and commissioned on 22nd September, 1961, by Ghana’s first president, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The school is located between Community Two and Five. It is about 200 metres from the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) hall. The students’ population stands at one thousand, eight hundred and seventy-three (1873) with staff population of one hundred and sixty-nine (169). In addition to the Academic training, students participate in co-curricular activities and are encouraged to form approved clubs and societies to occupy them during their leisure periods.


To provide quality education and moral uprightness to every Ghanaian / non-Ghanaian child of school going age, qualified and placed in the school having passed successfully in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (B.E.C.E.).”


To transform Tema Secondary School to one of the best Boarding and Day Co-educational Schools in the country. ¡ Environmentally clean, Highly Disciplined with academic performance and a friendly family school.

Awards and Achievements

Year Title of Award Position
Third (3rd) in the Reginal performance league in 2014/2015 WASSCE. And also won Best School performance and Environmental Cleanliness Award during the National Best Teacher Award held in Tamale.
The school was selected to participate in a National Science and Maths Quiz in Legon.
It has a strong Science and Business Units. And also does well in sports. It is the only school in zone 4 offering Badminton and Hockey for now. It won zone 4 Inter schools’ sports (Games).”


Tema Community 5 in greater accra Region