Kumasi High School, often referred to as KUHIS, is a boys’ senior high school in the Ashanti region of Ghana. . The students are known collectively as Mmerantee(Gentlemen).
The school has gone through major transformations and academic successes and is currently running the Senior High School system. It is also a Category A School that attracts the attention of lots of students.
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Kumasi High School started as a private Secondary School in 1962. It started as Kwame Nkrumah Secondary School at Asuoyeboah, a suburb of Kumasi. It was established by one Mr.S.K.Amoah. In 1963 it was moved to occupy rented premises at Kwadaso.The school was absorbed into the public system during the 1965/66 academic year, and Mr.Albert Appiah, a tutor at Prempeh college was appointed as the first Headmaster of the School.The name of the school was changed to Kumasi High School soon after the 1966 Military Coup, which ousted President Nkrumah’s regime.The school remained at Kwadaso until 1977 when it was moved to occupy its present site at Gyinyase under the headship of Mr.K.Amo-Asare, the third headmaster.In 1978/79 school year the school was given permission to run Sixth Form courses in Business, Arts and Science. However, the Sixth Form Course has been phased out with the introduction of the New Educational Reforms.
The colours of the uniform was designed to reflect the anthem of the school which is Truth Conquers.
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