Wednesday, March 27, 1985

8th: Top Senior High Schools In Ghana For 2017

8. St. Augustines College (Augusco) – Cape Coast


St. Augustine’s College (popularly referred to as AUGUSCO) is a prestigious all-male public academic institution founded in 1930.

The school started at Amissano, a village near Elmina, in 1930. The Roman Catholic institution was established to serve as a training college and seminary. The school was named after St. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430 AD). The motto of the college is Omnia Vincit Labor, meaning "Perseverance conquers All"




It was the first catholic institution in the training of male teachers.



It is also the first catholic second cycle school (senior high school) to be built in Gold Coast, (now Ghana).

St. Augustine’s College is the biggest catholic senior high school in Ghana to date.


Notable alumni include Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Ghana's longest serving Minister of Finance, Dr Paa Kwesi Nduom, former minister of Ghana, former member of parliament and entrepreneur; Hackman Owusu-Agyeman, diplomat, former minister of state, entrepreneur and member of parliament; Michael Essien, international football star and Junior Agogo, former international soccer star.