Our School

Our Motto:

“Striving for Excellence through Hard Work and Discipline.”

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Mission Statement

Through commitment to the values of equity, integrity, quality, transparency and inclusiveness, Maggotty High seeks to:

  • Provide a student-friendly environment which caters for the holistic development of learners.
  • Acquire, retain, develop, utilize and reward the highest level of human resources.
  • Create and strengthen partnerships with, and engender a culture of accountability among all stakeholders.

Vision Statement

To be the premier secondary educational institution where students will access the academic, technical/ vocational, and life skills necessary for becoming role models and nation builders.


Staff Members

Maggotty High School has approximately ninety-two staff members.

Students Enrolled

Approximately two-thousand students are enrolled.

Curriculum Offerings

We have a wide range of curriculum offerings ranging from the sciences to the arts.

Years of Experience

Maggotty High School has a rich history in its forty-five years of existence.

History and Background

Maggotty High School is a co-educational facility located in North-Western St. Elizabeth. The school began its impact on the community of Maggotty since its inception in 1971. The institution has undergone many changes, moving from a Junior Secondary School in 1971 to new Secondary in 1974. The school has now achieved High School status since 1988.

The school presently has in its employ approximately ninety-two (92) academic staff members, inclusive of one (1) Principal, two (2) Vice-Principals, three (3) Guidance Counsellors, and one (1) Dean of Discipline.

Maggotty High School boasts a population of approximately two thousand students. The school operates on a shift system with the Morning Shift running from 7:00am to 12:00pm and the Evening Shift from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.

Maggotty High School strives to attain excellence in all aspects of its activities and endeavours.

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