THE HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL

The founding of Akumadan Senior High School emerged following an emergency meeting convened by the late Akumadanhene Nana Kofi Nti,the late S.K. Agyapong, the late Agya Amadu Kusi, the late Kofi Petoa, Mr. Ben Dapaa and Mr. K. Oduro Baah on the 12th December,1975 to discuss matters affecting the education of the young ones who failed to seek admission to further their education in other institution. Preferably Dwamena Akenten Senior High School at Offinso having successfully passed the then common Entrance Examinations due to limited vacancies existed.

By the first (1st) of September 1975 Akumadan Senior High School was established with a population of Eighty – eight (88) with fifty boys and thirty-eight girls. Both boys and girls were housed in a rented premises owned by Opanin Akwasi Boateng (alias praise God) and Madam Akua Fowaa. Later on, the boys were moved from Opanin Akwasi Boateng’s house to Eno Abena Anwhere’s house behind the police station.

Under the headship of Mr. P.J. Aguri Amanfo both boys and girls were moved to the current school premises.

It will interest you to note that the school was absorbed into the public system the very year of its establishment.

Akumdan Senior High School is located about 90 km on the Kumasi-Techiman trunk road at Akumadan, District capital of newly created Offinso North District in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Specifically, the school is on the left hand-side of the road when one is traveling from Kumasi to Techiman.

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