See the Top 20 Most Expensive Secondary Schools In Nigeria here. The detriment of government schools and the lackadaisical attitude of the government has given rise to the birth of many private schools in Nigeria.
Private schools have been able to salvage the depleting education system by raising standard of education and as a result, they get more patronage than government schools not withstanding the fact that they are expensive and can be afforded only by the rich and middle class citizens.
There are different categories or grades of private schools, some operate with fees within a range of hundred thousand and others have millions as their fee range.
Nigerian parents spend a lot to lay a good educational foundation for their children; the amount of money they spend is quite huge despite the harsh economy.
Some parents and wards actually have more than one child or ward in private schools but the good thing is that these private schools do not fall short of their expectations at instilling the right educational values in their students.
Children who attend privates schools are often very bold, outspoken, confident and are quick to identify and show case their talents because their schools devout time and resources towards bringing out the best in them. A child who attends a government school on the other hand is also smart and talented but is left entirely on his own to harness his gifts, build his confidence and to find balance in his journey of self-discovery.
Top 20 Most Expensive Secondary Schools In Nigeria
In no particular order, the following schools have recently been considered the most expensive in Nigeria:
1. LEKKI BRITISH INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL:
Situated off admiralty way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos, was established in the year 2000 as the British school in Nigeria. It provides an international standard of education for its students in a condusive environment equipped with unarguably excellent facilities that justify their high tuition fees which is slightly above four million in naira.
2. BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL LAGOS:
Established in 2001 as a multinational English school, is a well-equipped secondary school that uses the national curriculum for England that has been slightly modified for versatility.
Located at the land bridge avenue, oniru estate, Victoria Island Lagos, their students constitute quite a good number of foreigners and Nigerian children. Their fee also is slightly above four million naira.
3. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL LAGOS:
AISL, located behind 1004federal estate, Victoria Island Lagos, offers an American international program for all their students and runs a curriculum that is based on the united states national standard and is fully accredited through the council of international schools and middle state association.
Their school fee is paid strictly in dollars and when converted to naira is over five million. AISL is considered the most expensive secondary school in Nigeria.
4. AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, ABUJA:
Operating since 1993, AISA is located at the cadastral zone, durumi area of the federal capital territory of Nigeria with students’ from different nationalities. Like its counterpart in lagos, it offers an American international program for its students with a fee of 4.3 million naira.
5. GRANGE HIGH SCHOOL LAGOS:
Provides qualitative British education at a very sophisticated level for its students. It is one of the few schools in Nigeria to e accredited by the United Kingdom independent association of preparatory schools. It is the second most expensive secondary school in Nigeria and is situated at the G.R.A ikeja, Laogs state with a fee of 4.5 Million naira.
6. LOYOLA JESUIT COLLEGE ABUJA:
L JC located in Abuja is one of the best schools in Nigeria, it was founded in 1996 and is operated under the supervision of the members of the society of Jesus.
It provides qualitative education to its students in a very conducive environment. Their fee is about 2.8 million naira.
7. DAY WATERMAN COLLEGE ABEOKUTA:
DWC is located in Abeokuta, the capital city of ogun state. It is a boarding school with top notch learning and recreational facilities.
The quality of education provided here is worth their tuition which is 3.7 million naira.
8. GREENSPRINGS SCHOOLS, LAGOS:
Has over 3 million as their fee. It is a member of the international schools curriculum project, association of international schools in Africa and association for the advancement of international education.
The school well facilitated to equip her students with the best in Nigeria and to fit into international standards.
9. WHITEPLAINS BRITISH SCHOOLS ABUJA:
Located in Jabi area of the federal capital territory of Nigeria, this is one of the best when it comes to providing internal standards of education.
It runs with the British national curriculum and operates a teaching approach of Cambridge accreditation. The fee here is 3.6 million naira.
10. MEADOW HALL, LAGOS:
Founded in 2002, meadow hall seeks to develop its students in all relevant areas and raising students who are passionate about learning. It is located in lagos-epe expressway in lekki and the fee is 3 million naira.
11. CHRISLAND COLLEGE, IKEJA:
Located in the capital of Lagos state, Chrisland College is equipped with facilities required to create a comfortable learning environment for an average child, a visit to the school premises will leave you impressed. Their students pay about 2 million naira.
12. CORONA SECONDARY SCHOOL, AGBARA. OGUN STATE:
Is a world class school that grooms and equips her student to sit and qualify for all classes of examinations. And their fee is also over 2 million naira.
13. HILLCREST SCHOOL, JOS. PLATEAU STATE:
Hillcrest is an international Christian school situated in the beautiful city of jos. It operates an American curriculum and is operated by eight missions and religious organisations. It has foreigners and Nigerians as students with a fee of 2.6 million naira.
14. CHARLES DALE MEMORIAL INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PORT HARCOURT RIVERS STATE:
Aside Lagos, Abuja ad jJos, Port Harcourt is also home to some of Nigeria’s most expensive secondary schools. It has probably the best secondary school facilities in rivers state and is strictly a boarding school. It operates a combination of the British and Nigerian curriculum and has about 2million as school fee.
15. DOWEN COLLEGE, LEKKI:
Located at Lekki phase 1, Dowen is one of the ,most expensive schools in Lagos equipped with facilities and teaching methods that attest to its efficiency, it offers both day and boarding option to students with 2 million as its school fee.
16. NIGERIAN TURKISH INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE, ABUJA:
This one of the best and expensive secondary schools in Abuja that was established with the aim of boosting the relationship between Nigeria and turkey in 1998. It operates a Turkish curriculum and offers excellent curricular activities. The fee here is just 1.6 million naira.
17. NOREWGIAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PORT HARCOURT, RIVERS STATE:
This is my favourite secondary school in Port Harcourt. It operates an English curriculum with standards of the Cambridge international primary programme and the international general certificate of secondary education. It is a world class school that grooms sharp and creative minds. An interaction with the students is a mind blowing experience that will leave you satisfied and proud.
18. LEAD BRITISH INTERNTIONAL SCHOOL, ABUJA:
Offers qualitative education to students to ensure they succeed at international examinations that will qualify them for tertiary education. A common feature of leads is the provision of up to date hard and software technology to equip them for the technological world. The school fee at leads is 1. Million naira.
19. GREENOAK INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, PORT HARCOURT:
With 1.9 million as the school fee, Greenoak is a member of the international schools in Africa and operates a combination of a British, American and Nigerian curriculum. Located in the G.R.A, it is one of the best places to get quality education for your child and ward.
20. INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY SCHOOL, ABUJA:
Is another very good school in Abuja, which has both foreigners and Nigerians as students. With 1.9 million as the school fee, ICS is home quite a good number of students because of its proficiency and delivery.
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