The National Science and Maths Quiz started from the year 1993. The program was introduced for Secondary Schools in Ghana to compete amongst themselves to find out which Secondary School is best in Science and Mathematics in the whole of Ghana.
It’s interesting and very educative.
The fun part is when your School is crowned as the winner at the end of the grand finale automatically it means your School is the best in the country.
Marian Ewurama Addy was the quiz Mistress from 1993 to 2000 and then Eureka Emefa Adomako took over from 2001 to 2005, Elsie Kaufmann started hosting the show in 2006 till now.
Below we look at the top 5 best Secondary Schools in Ghana according to Science and mathematics quiz competition.
Achimota School located at Achimota-Accra Ghana. It was formerly called Prince of Wales College and School, but later changed to Achimota School.
It was officially opened by the then governor of gold coast Gordon Guggisberg.
Achimota was the first mixed-gender school in the Gold Coast now Ghana and also the only mixed-gender school amongst the top 5 in the competition.
Achimota School have being in the finals 4 times but have won 2 times in (1998 and 2004).
Opoku Ware School located at Santasi-Kumasi popularly known as OWASS. It’s an all boys school and one of the popular Schools in Ghana.
Opoku Ware is a Catholic School which was named after the Asante King Opoku Ware the first. It was established in the year 1952.
Opoku Ware School have being in the finals of the Science and Mathematics Quiz 8 times and they have won twice (1997 and 2002).
St. Peter’s Senior High School is a Roman Catholic School located at Nkwatia-kwahu in Eastern Region of Ghana.
The School popularly known as PERSCO was established in the year 1957 by the Divine Word Missionary.
They have reached the finals of the competition 8 times and they’ve won 3 times (2000, 2005, 2018).
Prempeh College is all boys School located in kumasi in the Ashanti Region. The School was founded in the year 1949 by the Presbyterian Church, the Methodist Church and the Asanteman traditional Authority.
The School was named after the King of the Ashanti Kingdom Osei Tutu Agyeman Prempeh ll. One of the best High Schools in Ghana.
Prempeh College have appeared in the finals of the Science and Mathematics Quiz 5 times and won 4, (1994, 1996, 2015, 2017) meaning when you meet them in the finals you have to be very careful else you are going down.
Presbyterian Boys’ Senior High School, popularly known Presec, is located in Legon a suburb of Accra-Ghana. Arguably the best High School in Ghana. It was founded in 1938 by the Presbyterian Church of the Gold Coast now Ghana.
The best Senior high School in Ghana according to Science and Mathematics quiz.
PRESEC have made it to the grand finale of the competition 9 solid times.
The school have come out as winners of the competition 6 times in the following years (1995, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2020).
The best Senior High School in Ghana according to Science and Mathematics quiz is Presec-Legon.
Which of them is your school?