7. Westwood High School
The Westwood High School is an all-female high school located in Stewart Town, Trelawny, Jamaica. It was founded in 1882 by Baptist Minister Reverend W. M. Webb with the aim to provide unsegregated education for girls.
The school also set up a board of trustees to represent the different Protestant denominations. It caters to secondary students and after 36 years reopened its sixth-form programme in 2014. Westwood is among the five boarding remaining in Jamaica and has been the only school to retain the tradition of wearing a jippi-jappa (Panama) hat.
It took the 3rd spot for the best Girls High schools in Jamaica.
Montego Bay High School (also known as Montego Bay High School for Girls) is an all-girls high school in Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica. The school was established in 1935. It was the first government-owned high school for girls established in the country. The school is owned by the Ministry of Education and administered by a local Board of Management.
This girls school has over the years groomed many successful young ladies. Montego Bay High School has received awards on several occasions for best performance in CXC examinations.
The school has maintained a record of academic excellence and the results in external examinations regularly exceed the national average. On several occasions, students have been awarded for outstanding performance in the CXC examinations. The sixth form ‘A’ Level classes and the Commercial Sixth were transferred to the Montego Bay Community College when it opened in 1978. However, the 6th form was reintroduced in September of 2014. The school boasts an exceptionally strong program of extra-curricular activities and musical aptitude spearheaded by some the most of dedicated teachers in Jamaica.
Address: 51 Union Street, Montego Bay, Jamaica