The dream of many parents and students from Innswood and its environs was realized when a team of officers from the Ministry of Education, Region 6 headed by Mr. Trevor Morgan, Education Officer, put things in gear for the opening of the school in September 2001. The school board was installed with Mr. Bacchus as its Chairman. This board along with Ministry of Education personnel headed by Mr. Trevor Morgan conducted a series of vigorous interview for academic, administrative and ancillary staff.
The school was official y opened on September 3, 2001 with 40 teachers on staff. The staff comprised 1st principal, Mr. Anthony Ewbanks and (2) Vice principals, Mrs. Redva Ferril and Mrs. Jacqueline Boyd-Vassel. The Principal, Vice Principals and teachers, along with Ministry officials continued to put things in place for the opening of the school to the students.
Gradually, all that was necessary for the smooth running of the school and the all-round development of students were in place. The temporary appointment of Senior Teachers, Heads of Department, Deans of Discipline, Student Councils, Prefect Body, f.T.A Representatives, ETA, House System, Clubs and Societies, extra lessons programme were also installed.
The most memorable day in the history of the school was March 14, 2002. This was the schools dedication and handing over ceremony. Several ministers of government and other dignitaries were in attendance. The Right Honourable Percival James Patterson was the Guest Speaker and officially declared the school open.
Doing Our Best to Achieve Success
Developing civic minded highly literate and numerate individuals through quality instructions, equipping them with knowledge, skills and attitudes to become rounded and productive global citizens.
The mission of Innswood High School is to develop the intellectual and physical potential of the students; provide for their spiritual needs with a social context that will contribute to the individual becoming a worthy and respectable person of the Jamaican Society.