Swedru Senior High School (SWESCO) is the first Ghana Education Trust (GET) school established by the first President of Ghana, Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, in 1959 located at Agona Swedru, in the central region of Ghana.
The mission of the school is to provide quality education and inculcate in students’ values that engender good moral character, integrity and empowers them to be responsible citizens after school.
The operation of the school took off with an initial enrolment of 187 students in 1959, made up of 118 form one student, and 69 students picked from other schools to start form two. Since then, the intake of students has continued to increase progressively, with the current total student enrolment at 3,136, made up of 910 form three students, 905 form two students, and 1,321 newly placed first year students.
Swedru Senior High School Academic programmes
Currently, programmes offered in the school are General Arts, General Science, Business, Agriculture, Home Economics, and Visual Arts.
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With the motto ‘Semper cum Optimis,’ a Latin expression meaning ‘Always with the best’, Swesco has maintained its credible performance particularly in the West African Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), making it the best senior high school (SHS) among the eight high schools in the Agona area.