Achimota School was formerly Prince of Wales College and School and later Achimota College is a co-educational boarding school located at Achimota of Accra in the Greater Accra region of Ghana. The school was founded in 1924 by Sir Frederick Gordon Guggisberg, Dr. James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey and the Rev. Alec Garden Fraser. It was formally opened in 1927 by Sir Frederick Guggisberg, then Governor of the British Gold Coast colony. Achimota, modelled on the British public school system, was the first mixed-gender school to be established on the "Gold Coast"