Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School(YAGSHS) is a public high school for girls in Tanoso in the Atwima Mponua District in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School was established in 1951 by Ghana’s first President Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. The school was founded in 1960 with funds from the Ghana Education Trust. Yaa Asantewaa is named after the Queen mother of Ejisu Yaa Asantewaa who led a war against the British Colonialists.
Yaa Asantewaa Senior High maintains an ongoing alliance with their boy’s school, Prempeh College called Amanadehye.
Some of the notable alumnae of the institution are Serwaa Amihere, broadcast and news presenter, Ellen Boakye, cardiologist for children, Efya, singer and songwriter, Nana Akosua Konadu, broadcaster, CEO and founder of Enak Consuit, Nana Yaa Serwaa Sarpong, media personality.
- Type: Public high school
- Motto: Love and Service
- Denomination: Methodist, Presbyterian
- Founder: Kwame Nkrumah
- Status: Active
- Sister school: Prempeh College
- Oversight: Ministry of Education
- Headmistress: Esuande Rabin Famiyeh
- Gender: Girls
Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High is located in Tanoso in th Atwima Mponua District in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.
Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ Senior High School is a Category A public school in Kumasi.
The school offer the following courses;
- General Science
- General Arts
- Visual Arts
- General Agriculture
- Home Economics
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