STUDENTS AT SAMMO SENIOR HIGH
SAMMO SHS has a diverse student body. Numbering over 650, the students come from various social and economic background. Majority of the students are from all the ten regions of Ghana. However, there are a few foreign students mostly from Nigeria, Liberia, Ivory Coast, South Africa and other parts of the world. All enrolling fresh students have a grade one or better in the Basic Education Certificate Examination. Though students are introduced to a rigorous academic programme they are also encouraged to pursue personal development through the numerous extracurricular activities. Sammo encourages its students to actively participate in extracurricular activities and join campus organizations to develop leadership skills. The dynamism that is usually associated with Sammo students is borne out of its numerous campus clubs. The new student soon discovers that Sammo is not only a citadel of academic scholarship but also an incubator of character and leadership.
Accepted applicants enroll in September. The school academic year is divided into three terms: 1st Term – September – December (First Term) 2nd Term – January – March (Second Term) 3rd Term – April – July (Third Term) All accepted applicants are encouraged to apply for their choice of dormitory of residence. Due to the popular demand for certain dormitories, applicants will be evaluated on a first come-first serve basis.