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In December 1996, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Nartey visited Mr. Ohene-Djan at the Tema Development Corporation (TDC) to discuss the acquisition of some additional plot required by the Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Sakumono Estates. At the office of the Surveyor, Rev. Fr Nartey and Mr. Ohene-Djan encountered a young man who had passed his Junior Secondary School (JSS) examinations, but was filled with tears because he was finding it difficult to get a Senior Secondary School admission.

His plight touched the hearts of the two to the extent that the problem of the limited Senior Secondary Schools in the country became a subject of discussion between the two. Mr Ohene-Djan mentioned to Fr Nartey that TDC had constructed a school building complex at Community 18, which was meant for a basic school, and it was to be managed by TDC. He further suggested that considering the bottleneck after JSS, and the immense experience of the Catholic Church in school management. it would be ideal to convince the management of TDC to change the basic school concept into a Senior Secondary School and hand the school over to the Catholic Education Unit to manage as a private school. Rev. Fr. Nartey immediately bought into the proposal.

While he was to sell the idea to the then Metropolitan Archibishop of Accra, Most. Rev. Dominic Kwadwo Andoh, Mr Ohene-Djan agreed to discuss the proposal with the management of TDC. The Metropolitan Archbishop of Accra convinced of the prospects sent an application for the management of the school to TDC a few days later.

A series of meetings between the Catholic Education Unit and the Tema Development Corporation, ended with the former being granted permission to commence the management of the school block on rental terms, effective September, 1997.

On Tuesday, 20th January, 1998, the now christened Corpus Christi Catholic School formally commenced operation with 41 pupils (17 girls and 24 boys) as pioneers of the basic department. The senior secondary department opened with 57 students (31 girls and 26 boys) on Monday, 9th February, 1998 . The basic and senior secondary departments had 4 and 8 teachers respectively and a school secretary.

In October, 2004, the school completed the construction of a one storey building of 5 classrooms and 2 offices at Community 20 for the senior secondary.

Through its high academic standard, exceptional moral, discipline and Catholic principles, Corpus Christi Catholic Senior High School has distinguished itself as a model school in the Tema Municipality.

The first batch of 25 graduates from the senior secondary school successfully passed the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) in 2000 with a record 95% passes.

Corpus Christi is proud to have hundreds of alumni who are now excelling in various fields of endeavour.

Our Vision

To provide excellent second-cycle education

Our Mission

To form holistic and responsible citizens for the society through excellent teaching and learning, using state of the art facilities and highly qualified and motivated staff.

Our Core Values

Commitment, Dedication, Team Work, Intergrity, Excellence