About Montego Bay High School
Montego Bay High School was established in 1935 by the Government of Jamaica because the parish of St. James had no high school for girls. It was the first Government owned high school for girls to be established on the island. The school is controlled by the Ministry of Education with a local Board of Management.
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. There is no longer a sixth form as the ‘A’ Level classes and the Commercial Sixth were transferred to the Montego Bay Community College when it opened in 1978. The school boasts an exceptionally strong program of extra-curricular activities and musical aptitude spearheaded by some the most dedicated teachers in Jamaica. The school has maintained an outstanding level of academic excellence and the results regularly exceed the national average particularly in the CXC examinations.