Housing status: Day & Boarding
Telephone: 024 628 0222
District: Tamale Metropolitan
Year of Establishment; 1999
Tamale Girls’ Senior High School is a public senior high school for girls located in Tamale in the Northern Region of Ghana.
To provide formal and relevant education to well
deserving individuals to enable them acquire the
requisite knowledge, skill and competencies for
further training in tertiary institutions to become
To maintain and encourage quality academic, moral
and disciplined training to the students to enable
them have access to tertiary institutions to be trained
to satisfy the manpower needs of the country.
The first girls’ senior high school in the Northern Region was established in the 1998–1999 academic year and was called Tamale Girls Senior High School. In order to satisfy the region’s crucial needs for female institutions, the school was established with the help of an international non-governmental organization called RAINS/CAMFED, in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service and the Regional Co-ordinating Council (RCC).
Twelve teachers and 62 female students attended the school when it first opened. The study programs are in business, home economics, general science, and the arts. Due to the school’s expansion, there are currently 1,328 pupils enrolled, 73 instructors, and 59 non-teaching staff members.
In 1999, Mr. Issah Issahaku served as the first acting Head of School at the institution. (INSECT). He was supported by an interim management board.
In 2000, Miss Mercy Amanquandoh was named the first official headmistress of the institution. After retiring in January 2010, Hajia Mariatu Mohammed, the second headmistress, transferred control of the institution. The third Headmistress of the school, Hajia Amina M. Musah, assumed leadership of the institution when she retired in May 2014. The 4th Headmistress, Hajia Nafisa Abukari, was moved to Tamale Girls SHS in October 2016 to take over as headmistress.
- No. of Students (SHS 1): 527
- No. of Students (SHS 2): 497
- No. of Students (SHS 3): 409
- ICT Lab
- Science Lab
- Home Economics Lab.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE YEARS
Academic Performance – Sssce/Wassce
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