Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School

Gender – Girls
Housing status – Day & Boarding
Year of Establishment – 1960

Mfantsiman Girls’ Senior High School is a second-cycle school for girls only. It is in Saltpond, which is in the Central Region of Ghana. Kwame Nkrumah opened the school in 1960. It was first called Saltpond Girls’ Secondary School. It’s also called “Syte.”


To be the preferred school that provides education to all girls at the second cycle level to enable them to acquire skills that will assist them to develop their potential.


The school is charged with the responsibility of implementing the second cycle aspects of the goals of the Ministry of Education in order to achieve high-quality secondary education and training relevant to the manpower needs of the country and making it accessible to all girls at the Senior High School level.


Dr. Kwame Nkrumah built the school to honor the important part that the women of Saltpond played in the country’s fight for independence. It is called Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School. This school, which used to be called Saltpond Girls, was created to give girls in the second cycle a relevant education. The goal was to teach them important skills that would help them reach their full potential and make a positive difference in the world. The goal of this effort was to help reduce poverty, boost economic and social growth, and support the country’s overall growth.[6]

As one of the well-known Ghana Education Trust (GET) Schools, Mfantsiman Girls Secondary School started for business on September 30, 1960. People said that the school chose 70 girls from the Common Entrance Examination to be the first students. Mrs. Beatrice Chinery was the first headmistress of the school.[5]At first, the school was only for girls. It had learning paths that took students through the General Certificate of Education (G.C.E.) Ordinary Level (O’ Level) curriculum. It started out by offering only the School Certificate/General Certificate of Education (SSCE/GCE “O” & “A” Levels) Examinations. Over time, it grew to include the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSSCE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).


In terms of student accommodations, the girls are allocated to six distinct residences, namely

  • Butler House
  • Crofie House
  • Chinery House
  • Engman House
  • Scotton House
  • Yeboah House.


Mfantsiman Girls enjoy a strong partnership with the male students of Adisadel College, collectively referred to as SANTAMOGA.


  • 47 Classrooms
  • Science Labs
  • ICT Lab


  • Finalists, National Science and Maths Quiz 2016

Notable alumni


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