Address Port, Jamaica
Motto Working for success
Average class size 36
|Principal Cedric Murray|
Song Together We Can
Phone +1 876-740-0884
Teaching staff 60
|Houses Tulip (blue), Hibiscus (red), Marigold (yellow) & Boogie (green)|
Colour(s) Purple, grey and yellow
Ascot high school
Ascot High School is a coeducational secondary school for 11- to 18-year-olds in Portmore, St Catherine, Jamaica. It admits students who pass the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT).
The school shares a site with Ascot Primary School, Ascot Basic School and a large, multi-purpose sports field used by all three schools.
Ascot High School opened in 1997 with a small number of students and teachers. It has grown to 1,400 students and 60 staff.
Subjects include: English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies, Information Technology, Integrated Science, Caribbean History, Spanish, Religious Education, English Literature, Clothing and Textile, Home Economics Management, Food and Nutrition, Accounts, Principles of Business, Office Administration, Electronic Data Processing Management (EDPM), Agricultural Science, Visual Arts, and Physical Education.
In May 2009, the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams were disrupted when there was a shoot-out on the school grounds.
Ascot High School participates in many inter school sports competitions including basketball, netball, football, track and field, and volleyball.
Ascot High has attractive, modern buildings and facilities. These include three science laboratories, three information technology laboratories, a music room, a library, an auditorium, and a visual arts room. Ascot High School has no cafeteria; students eat inside their classrooms.