Saint Martin de Porres School, Dansoman, Accra
Innovative Learning. Outstanding Elementary School Education
Forty Years of Excellence in Education
THE FIRST TEACHER
As your childs' first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in school.
PARTNER WITH US
We invite you to work with our teachers to help students get all they can out of their growing years.
St. Martin de Porres School is a private institution founded by Mrs. Florence Laast ,with the support of her late husband, Mr. William Laast.
The school was named after Mrs. Laast's favourite saint, Martin de Porres;one of the few black saints in the Catholic tradition. He was known for his hard work,humility,and most of all, his compassion towards his fellowmen.
The school opened with 17 pupils in 1973, and has grown to over 1200 students per year; starting from Kindergarten through Junior Secondary School .
SMDP students have always excelled in national and international examinations, post-graduate studies and programs, and have distinguished themselves in many leadership positions. Graduates of the school can be found virtually everywhere around the world,representing their families, school and country with distinction..
The school is particularly proud of its strong old student/alumni network.
THE TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS AND STAFF AT MARTIN DE PORRES SCHOOL ARE UNITED IN THEIR BELIEF THAT ALL CHILDREN:
Have the power to learn
Are curious & creative
No two students have exactly the same skills or learning style. That is why we strife to incorporate different learning approaches to maximize each student's potential.