OUR PROFILE: The Hilltop Platinum School was founded in September 1997 as a basic school by Dr. Andrew Akwasi Oteng-Amoako and his wife Cecilia Akosua Agyei-Amoako. The dream for the ideal school to train children acquire excellence in basic education with in a moral environment was conceived by the couple in the early 1980s when they were students in the USA and later as expatriates in a Pacific Island country where Andrew worked as a forest scientist and Cecilia as an international school teacher. The school was formally opened on September 29th 1997 with 10 pupils enrolled from Nursery 1 to Class1. The number rose to 20 by the end of the first term and to 50 by the end of the first year.
The Hilltop School and International Science College currently has a population of over 1000 toddlers, children and students from Nursery one (2 years) through to J.S.S. 3 and Year 11 of the College. From a one person headmistress cum teacher, secretary and accountant, the school now employs over 100 teachers and non-teaching staff.
ABOUT HILLTOP INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE COLLEGE (HISC)
Hilltop International Science College (HISC) is a new phase of The Hilltop School established in September, 1997, a platinum league school, well known for academic excellence and moral integrity. The college currently runs a hybrid system at the primary; starting from year five (BS4) to secondary one (BS8). The curriculum for Hybrid School includes both the GES and Cambridge subjects. This enables students to write the BECE exams as well as the Cambridge check point before progressing to the IGCSE Level - secondary two (2).
At the Cambridge IGCSE levels, the school runs a full IGCSE programs from year 10 to year 11, and sit for Cambridge International Examinations before progressing to Cambridge Advance levels (A S and the A levels) in year 12 and 13. At the secondary two and advance levels, the school is enrooted in the Sciences, Business and the Arts subjects. The facilities and resources available compares favourably to most international schools. Some of these facilities include; two ICT labs, with a total of 100 computers each with a 24 hours of internet service, well staked library with more than 5000 books, well equipped Chemistry, Biology and Physics labs, a large and well ventilated classrooms with not more than 25 students in class, a standard school park for variety of games and sports, a school band, Cadet corp, choir cultural troupe, music with emphasis on guitar skills and many more. All teachers are graduate professional selected after competitive interviews. Boarding facilities have been acquired by the school at a very congenial place ready for tenancy by students starting from September 2014. The school also has green environment with avenue trees, flowers and abundant space. It has five acres of land and more than 2.5 have been paved. We are situated at Daban near Ahodwo Kumasi and not far from Dr Asafu Adjaye Hospital. Contacts; 0322394690, 0322198394, website: www.thehilltopschool.com
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