Ebenezer Senior High School: Location, Category, Courses, Entrance, Uniform, Photos

Ebenezer Senior High School (ESHS) a.k.a; Padua, is a public secondary educational institution in Ghana and operates as a non-denominational and mixed school. It is located in Mpoase, near Dansoman in Accra, in the Ablekuma West Municipal District of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

A graduate of Ebenezer is referred to as a “Paduan” Anastasia Afua Konadu is the current headmistress of the school.

Ebenezer Senior High School, formerly known as Ebenezer Secondary School was founded on 22nd April 1941 by Robert Teiko Aryee, as a private school in the Gold Coast, Ghana. He started the school with only 6 students in a room where he was also living in Ayalolo, Accra. The school was later relocated to Korle Gonno and then to Mamprobi in 1952. R.T. Aryee and his nephew E.K.A.(father of Ayikoi Otoo) ran the school as headmaster and assistant headmaster respectively at the time, until the government took over the school and appointed C.E.A. Martinson as headmaster in 1956.

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The name “Ebenezer” was taken from Eben-Ezer which means stone of help.

The school like other government run senior high schools in Ghana, operates a three-year academic cycle, from form one to form three. At the end of the third year, students have to pass the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to obtain a certificate to mark the completion of secondary education and to proceed to tertiary education.

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The school has four houses each students is assigned a house when admitted into the school. The houses are named after the founder and former teachers of the school. The names of the houses are: Aryee House, Freeman House, Martinson House, and Otoo House.


Ebenezer Senior High School is located in Mpoase, near Dansoman in Accra, in the Ablekuma West Municipal District of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana.

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Ebenezer Senior High School is a Category C School and one of the senior high schools in Greater Accra.


The following courses are offered at Ebenezer Senior High;

  • General Science
  • General Arts
  • Business
  • Visual Arts
  • Home Economics
  • General Agriculture





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