List of 150 Best Secondary Schools in Nigeria

In this article, we will be writing about the best secondary schools in Nigeria giving you insight into what made them the best out of over 1000 secondary schools in Nigeria.

The first secondary schools in Nigeria were founded before the Nigerian independence, these schools include; Geopolitical Zones; St. Paul’s College, Iyenu, Awka (1900), Methodist College, Uzuakoli, Abia (1923), CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos (1859) and so on.

In the olden days, the school was made for only the male children while the female ones were said to be housewives alone, But today due to civilization and development in Nigeria and the globe both males and females now have equal rights when it comes to education.

What is a secondary school?

A secondary school is the intermediate between primary school and college and usually offers general, technical, vocational, or college-preparatory courses. In primary schools, students are been thought basic subjects at lower levels like mathematics, drawing, English, and science, while in secondary schools they will be exposed to different courses like Science, Arts, and Commerce determining their future higher institution departments.

what are the challenges facing Secondary schools in Nigeria?

Secondary schools in Nigeria today are facing many challenges which seem to be reducing the performance of the upcoming leaders.

  1. Poor funding and thus poor educational infrastructures
  2. Inadequate classrooms
  3. Teaching aids (projectors, Computers, Laboratories, and libraries)
  4. The paucity of quality teachers and poor/polluted learning environment
  5. Poor Governance
  6. Corruption
  7. Lack of Responsibility and Control
  8. Politicization of Education
  9. Lack of Infrastructure
  10. Indiscipline
  11. Poor Parenting and Guidance
  12. Lack of Good Teachers Welfare
  13. Lack of Teaching Aids
  14. Unwillingness to Study Education in Schools
  15. Education coverage
  16. Unstable Curriculum and subject
  17. Unaffordable Education
  18. Infrastructural decay
  19. High tuition fees
  20. Nepotism in admission
  21. Cultism
  22. Greed
  23. Outdated school curriculum
  24. Tribalism
  25. Poor salary payment

List of top 150 Secondary Schools in Nigeria

Below is the list of the top 150 Secondary Schools in Nigeria and the address

  1. Loyola Jesuit College
  2. Africa International College, Kaura District (Aic)
  3. Bristol Academy
  4. British Nigerian Academy
  5. The Bells, Ota, Ogun State
  6. Atlantic Hall
  7. Capital Science Academy, Kuje, Abuja
  8. Marist College Yangoji
  9. Model Secondary School, Maitama
  10. Nigeria Ghana International College, Kuje Abuja
  11. Louisville Girls Secondary School, Old Kutunku, Gwagwalada, Abuja
  12. Nigerian Turkish International College, Abuja
  13. Noble Height College, Karu Site Abuja
  14. Catherina International Academy, Dutse Alhaji Abuja
  15. Christ Academy International School Gwagwalada, Abuja
  16. STEE High School, 5th Avenue, Festac Town
  17. St Jude’s Private Secondary School, Festac Town Lagos.
  18. Christ The King College, Gwagwalada
  19. Dove Prime International Schools, Orozo, Abuja
  20. Doveland International School, Wuse Ii, Abuja
  21. Federal Government Boys’ College, Garki Abuja
  22. Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja
  23. Federal Government Girls College Bwari
  24. The Regent School, Maitama, Abuja
  25. White Plains British School, Jabi, Abuja
  26. The Regents Secondary School, Mabushi, Abuja
  27. Brainfield Secondary School, East-West Rd., Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  28. University Demonstration Secondary School, University Of Port-Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  29. Norwegian International School, Woji Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  30. Cedar Mount International School, New Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  31. Graceland International School, Liberation Stadium Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  32. Greenoak International School, G.r.a Phase 3, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
  33. Emarid College Ighofowe.
  34. Children International School Lekki (CIS)
  35. Plot 8, Funke Zainab Usman Street, Lekki Phase 1, Nigeria
  36. Meadow Hall Education
  37. Grange
  38. Greenfield Comprehensive School
  39. Cayley College
  40. Chrisland Schools Opebi Ikeja
  41. National College Gbagada: Gbagada, Shomolu, Lagos, Nigeria
  42. Adrao International School – Victoria Island, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  43. Queen Diana International Schools, Abule Egba, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  44. Avi-Cenna International School, G.R.A, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  45. Caleb International College Ikosi GRA, Magodo, Kosofe, Lagos, Nigeria
  46. Dowen College, Lekki Peninsula Phase 1, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  47. Wellspring College Omole Estate Phase 2, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  48. Loral International Schools Festac Town, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, Nigeria
  49. Cambridge College, G.R.A, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  50. Atlantic Hall, Lekki-Epe, Expressway, Lagos
  51. Roshallom International Secondary School, Gowon Estate, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  52. Radiance High School, 4th Avenue, Festac Town, Lagos
  53. Alpha Comprehensive College, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  54. Jextoban Secondary School, Ibadan Street, Kosofe, Lagos, Nigeria
  55. Vivian Fowler Memorial College, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  56. Stars International School, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  57. Indian Language School, Ilupeju, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria
  58. Methodist Girls High School, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  59. Springboard College, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  60. The Learning Field Secondary Schools, Close 31, Satellite town Lagos.
  61. Fountain Height International College, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  62. Datforte International School, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos, Nigeria
  63. Greensprings School, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  64. Cedar College, Ipaja, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  65. Pacey Manuel School, Oke Odo, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  66. First Apex Schools, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos, Nigeria
  67. British International Senior School, Oniru Private Estate, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  68. Kings College, Catholic Mission St, Nigeria
  69. Queens College, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
  70. King’s High School, Satellite Town, Lagos
  71. Dansol High School, Acme Crescent, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  72. Mighty Oaks Comprehensive College, Ipaja, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  73. St. Gregory’s College, Obalende, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  74. Jesilo High School, Okun-Ajah Road, Ikota, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  75. Caleb International College, Lekki Phase I, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  76. Tunwase High School, Adeniyi Jones Avenue, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  77. Primetouch College, Obadore, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria
  78. Evaton Comprehensive College, Abule Egba, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  79. Standard Foundation College, Hill Top Estate, Ori-Okuta, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  80. Oriwu Senior Model College, Ikorodu-Igbogbo Road, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  81. Nigerian Navy Secondary School (NNSS), Navy Town, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria
  82. ABS College, Surulere, Lagos, Nigeria
  83. Lagos City Senior College, Sabo Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  84. Mobolaji Bank Anthony Junior High School, Sabo Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  85. DIS Academy, Isolo, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria
  86. Strides Towers College, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  87. Great Anchor Secondary School, Agbede, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  88. Badore Community Junior Secondary School, Badore, Ajah, Eti Osa, Lagos, Nigeria
  89. Birrel Avenue Senior High School, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  90. Ronik Comprehensive School, Ejigbo, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria
  91. Cambridge International School, Airport road
  92. Rhemalisa International School, Asaba, Delta State
  93. Golden Crest Academy, Ugheli Expressway Emede Isoko South
  94. Merit Mixed Secondary School, Sapele Warri Road, Delta state
  95. Graceville International School Umuagu, Asaba
  96. Dayspring Christian School, Along DSC Expressway Warri, Delta state.
  97. Regent International School, Refinery Road, Warri
  98. Santa Maria International School, Old Benin Asaba Road, Ogwashiukwu, Delta state
  99. Danglad International Schools – Calabar
  100. Assurance Secondary Commercial School, Eta Agbor. Calabar
  101. Federal Airport Authority Secondary School
  102. Surefoot American International School – Calabar
  103. High School, International School, Calabar
  104. Faith Academy, Gowon Estate
  105. Federal Government College Ogbomoso
  106. Government College, Ibadan
  107. Ibadan Grammar School
  108. International School Ibadan
  109. Loyola College, Ibadan
  110. Olivet Baptist High School
  111. Edo College, Murtala Mohammed Way, Benin City
  112. Federal Government College, Ibillo
  113. Federal Government Girls College, Benin City
  114. Federal staff school, Adjacent Uniben Gate, Benin City
  115. Federal Staff Secondary School, Benin City
  116. Word of Faith Schools Benin City, Edo State
  117. University of Benin Demonstration Secondary School
  118. St Mary Dedication to British International Secondary School
  119. Phelim High School, Benin.
  120. Buddy Group of Schools, Off General Hospital Road, Uromi Edo State.
  121. Lumen Christi International School, Uromi, Edo state
  122. St. Maria Goretti Girls Grammar School, Benin city Edo State.
  123. St. John Bosco College, Ubiaja, Benin City
  124. Edo Boys High School, Benin
  125. Igueben Grammar School
  126. St. Angela’s Grammar School
  127. Holy Trinity Grammar School
  128. Our Lady of Fatimah Secondary School, Auchi, Edo State Nigeria
  129. St. Michael’s Anglican College  Kaduna, Kaduna Nigeria
  130. Zamani College, Waziri Maccido Road, Kaduna, Nigeria Kaduna
  131. Challawa Schools Guari Avenue, Barnawa, Kaduna Nigeria
  132. Excel Universal College Airforce Road, Kakuri, Kaduna South, Kaduna Nigeria
  133. Excel Universal College
  134. Jinie Schools Malawi Crescent North, Barnawa, Kaduna Nigeria
  135. Trinity College International Dabo Road, Naibawa, Kaduna South, Kaduna Nigeria
  136. Pine Crest School, Enugu
  137. Shalom Academy, Nsukka
  138. College of Immaculate Conception, Enugu
  139. St. Teresa’s College, Nsukka
  140. Mea Mater Elizabeth High School, Agbani
  141. Cornerstone School, Enugu
  142. Hill View High School, Enugu
  143. Our Lords Shepard International School, Enugu
  144. The seat of Wisdom School, Enugu
  145. Army Command Day Secondary School
  146. Adeyemo College, Ilorin /Katsina Road Marafa Estate, Kaduna, Nigeria
  147. Air Force Secondary School, Kaduna, NAF Base, Kaduna, Kaduna Nigeria
  148. Joy International College Kaduna-Abuja Express-Way, Kaduna
  149. Joy International College
  150. St. Michael’s Anglican Diocesan College
  151. Crescent International School, No4 Dorawa Road, Kano state Nigeria
  152. Lebanon School
  153. Green Field Secondary School, Kano State
  154. Prime College Kano State
  155. Sankoree International School, Kano State
  156. Excell College, Maiduguri Road, Kano state
  157. Intercontinental School, Tarauni area behind Hamza Abdullahi Street, Kano State
  158. First Grade Primary and Secondary Schools, UDB Road, Kano state
  159. Government Secondary School, Kano
  160. Regina Pacis Model Secondary School, Onitsha
  161. Agwu Boys High School, Anambra
  162. All hallow seminary, Anambra
  163. All saint Cathedral school, Anambra
  164. Amenyi Girls Secondary School, Anambra
  165. Amorji Primary school Umueze
  166. Archbishop Albert Obiefuna sec
  167. Bishop Crowther Junior Seminar
  168. Boy Secondary School, Obosi, Anambra
  169. Boys secondary school Ogidi, Anambra
  170. Boys secondary school Ozubulu, Anambra
  171. Boys secondary school, Nnokwa, Anambra
  172. Boys Sec. Sch, Ojoto
  173. Boys secondary school Ovokko
  174. Boys Secondary School, Ogunka, Anambra
  175. Corona Secondary School, Gbagada Lagos
  176. Lagos State Model College
  177.  Lizben Private College, Surulere Village, Alagbado, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos, Nigeria
  178. Jetstar International School, Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria
  179. Reagan Memorial Baptist Girls School, Sabo Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  180. Yaba College Of Tech. Staff School, Yaba Estate, Yaba, Lagos Mainland, Lagos, Nigeria
  181. Bimron Comprehensive College, Owode Ibeshe, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  182. Redeemer’s International Secondary Schoo, Maryland, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  183. Dada El-Shaddai Comprehensive College, Alagunta Bus Stop, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  184. De Gloryland College, Ejigbo, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria
  185. Jane-Nath College, Ipakodo, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  186. Bamaka International College. Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  187. Brainstar International School, Okota, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria
  188. Towergate Private Schools, Ipaja, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  189. Sunbeam Comprehensive College, Shasha Akonwojo, Alimosho, Lagos, Nigeria
  190. Franmich College, Ijede Road, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria
  191. Ajasa Odualabe Comm. Junior High School
  192. Ulysses Private College, Isolo Road, Oshodi Isolo, Lagos, Nigeria
  193. Premier International Schol, Kaduna
  194. Panaf Secondary School, Kaduna
  195. Highbrow Eisdom Schools
  196. Joy International College, Kaduna State
  197. Grays International College
  198. Leaders Model School Kaduna
  199. Katari Schools
  200. Busy Brain Academy, Kaduna state

Top 10 Best Secondary Schools in Nigeria

  1. Loyola Jesuit College
  2. Africa International College, Kaura District (Aic)
  3. Bristol Academy
  4. British Nigerian Academy
  5. The Bells, Ota, Ogun State
  6. Atlantic Hall
  7. Capital Science Academy, Kuje, Abuja
  8. Marist College Yangoji
  9. Nigeria Ghana International College, Kuje Abuja
  10. Nigerian Turkish International College, Abuja

Loyola Jesuit College

Loyola Jesuit College is one of the boarding secondary schools in Nigeria, it was established in 1996 and started only with JSS-1, and now they have completed it from JSS-1 to SSS-3 with a population of over 600 students. Loyola Jesuit College is a well-equipped boarding school with teaching and supervision from members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) working hand in hand with the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus and dedicated lay teachers and staff.

This college is committed to the policy of the nation on education and strives to produce faith-dedicated individuals who are motivated to imitate the justice and love of Christ for all people, individuals who are emotionally intelligent, socially responsible, and responsive, tirelessly pursue the magic and are propelled to labour for the good of the nation. Loyola Jesuit College is located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria in Africa.

Africa International College, Kaura District (Aic)

Africa International College is driven by a dream to provide standard education in a pleasant environment for students, Africa International College highlights the inculcation of core values such as discipline, hard work, honesty, and integrity in children to guarantee the emergence of well-rounded people who would donate greatly to the development of their community and indeed the globe at large.

AIC dreams to train and pass knowledge to their candidates and also allow them to acquire the most thought out quality education founded on Christian regulations.

Bristol Academy

Bristol Academy was founded in 2002 as a dream borne out of a passion for excellence and standard education. This wasn’t crowded at first but after 18 years Bristol Academy become a school where every parent wishes to enrol his/her children.

This academy has a conducive environment, a well-equipped library, educated teachers, and also a well-equipped sports ground.

British Nigerian Academy

British Nigerian Academy is a rich and integrated school, which has Nursery, Primary, and secondary schools in the same environment. A school with the dream of being a world-class academy and also one of the best schools in Africa.

In the Senior Secondary School of the British Nigerian Academy, the highest number of subjects a student can take is 9 subjects. Nevertheless, in SS-1 students are permitted the choice of offering more than 9 subjects. From SS-2 they then drop the leftover subject(s)

The Bells, Ota, Ogun State

The Bells Comprehensive Secondary School was founded in 1991, The school (one for boys, one for girls, and one for day) is scattered across 65 acres of undulating landscape on Idiroko Road in Ota, Ogun State.

This is a Boarding and a Day school with comfortable accommodations with facilities for about 1,500 students, they have a well-designed assessment based on a persistent holistic strategy, not only targeted towards SSCE, JSCE, and UME examinations alone. The Bells also groom students for the SAT, Cambridge IGCSE, and TOEFL International Examinations.

Atlantic Hall

Years back some group of friends (good ones indeed) which include; Mothers of growing children and busy working women, this set of person meet once a month for dinner and great conversation, so at one of such monthly dinners, they discussed the noticeable quick reduction in the standards of secondary school academic in Nigeria.

It was sobering for them that they would not be capable to provide for their kids the same outstanding education provided for them by their parents. Unintended to be surrendered to this fate, they decided to rise to the occasion by taking proper steps to transform the prevailing approach. Atlantic hall was founded in 1986 by the Trust Council

Capital Science Academy, Kuje, Abuja

This is one of the best secondary schools in Nigeria managing Day and Boarding School together, Capital Science Academy has consolidated its reputation for supporting students to discover and grow their skills and talents & develop & mature as individuals.

Capital Science Academy was established in 2003 and is, consequently, one of the longest-established confidential-boarding schools in the area. Over the years, the school has developed and grown, using to the full the captivating and secluded 50-hectare campus that they enjoy.

Marist College Yangoji

Two hundred years of Catholic Marist pedagogy handed down by St. Marcellin Champagnat, the founder of the Marist Brothers, M.C.Y itself was established in 2011 and located in a cool and conducive learning environment in Yangoji in the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja.

Marist College Yangoji lives to construct a christ-centred learning and a welcoming community dedicated to academic distinction and moral values that equip students to become good Christians and good citizens.

Nigerian Turkish International College, Abuja

Nigerian Tulip International College (NTIC) was established in 1998 in Wuse 2, Abuja, Nigeria, This school was accepted by the Nigerians and has been supported frequently since its genesis. NTIC has been embraced by different branches of the community from every state of the country.

Among these branches, there are 5 nursery schools and primary schools, 5 boys and 5 girls secondary sections, which function as boarding schools while they also have two co-education day schools in Abuja and Lagos.

Nigeria Ghana International College, Kuje Abuja

Nigeria Ghana International School, Abuja, is a private co-educational secondary school launched in 2006, located in the calmness of the Kuje Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory.

The school has a conducive education background and a range of wealthy academic programs/activities organized to change the academically weak students into more potent students, nobody into somebody, and develop them to become leaders of tomorrow

Which certificate do you get after secondary school?

The Junior School Certificate is awarded after three years of junior school,

secondary schools in nigeria

this certificate isn’t that relevant.

The Senior School Certificate is awarded after three years of senior secondary education, this certificate is one of the required criteria that will be needed for admission into higher institutions. This certificate is called  WASSCE or SSCE.

which secondary school is the oldest in Nigeria?

The CMS Grammer School in Bariga, which was founded in 1859  after the British Colony was established in 1861 in Lagos, the British colonial administrations still recruited most of their local clerical and technical staff from the School. These recruits include Dr Henry Carr, the first Anglican Inspector of Education and, later Administrator General of Lagos Colony who launchedKings College, Lagos, and Herbert Macaulay, who later trained as a Surveyor.

But from our research, many writers claimed that CMS Grammer School is not the oldest in Nigeria but it is among the oldest secondary schools in Nigeria, below is the list of ancient secondary schools in Nigeria.

  • St. Paul’s College, Iyenu, Awka (1900)
  • Methodist College, Uzuakoli, Abia (1923)- Methodist
  • Ibo Boys’ High School, Uzuakoli, Abia (1923) – CMS
  • Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, Anambra (1925)
  • Government College, Umuahia, Abia (1927)
  • St. Charles College, Onitsha (1929)
  • Aggrey Memorial College, Arochukwu (1931)
  • Holy Rosary College, Enugu (1935) – Catholic
  • Government Secondary School, Owerri (1935)
  • Queen of the Rosary College, Onitsha (1942)
  • CMS Grammar School, Bariga, Lagos (1859)
  • Methodist Boys High School, Victoria Island, Lagos (1878)
  • Methodist Girls High School, Yaba, Lagos (1879)
  • Baptist Academy, Obanikoro, Lagos (1885)
  • St. Anne’s School, (Old Kudeti Girls’ School) Ibadan (1896)
  • Wesley College of Science (old Wesley College), Elekuro, Ibadan (1905)
  • Abeokuta Grammar School, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta (1908)
  • King’s College, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos (1909)
  • Ijebu-Ode Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode (12 Jan. 1913)
  • Eko Boys High School, Mushin, Lagos (13 Jan. 1913)
  • Ibadan Grammar School, Molete, Ibadan (Mar. 1913)
  • Government Secondary School, Ilorin, Kwara (1914)
  • Ondo Boys High School, Ondo (1919)
  • Baptist Boys High School, Oke-Saje, Abeokuta (1923)
  • Queens College, Yaba, Lagos (1927)
  • Government College, Apata, Ibadan (1927)
  • United Memorial Grammar School, Ibadan (1928)
  • St. Gregory College, Ikoyi, Lagos (1928)
  • Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos (1932)
  • St’ Theresa College, Oke-Ado, Ibadan (1932)
  • Oduduwa Grammar School, Ile-Ife (1932)
  • Christ’s School, Fajuyi Park, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti (1933)
  • Ilesha Grammar School, Ilesha, Osun (1934)
  • Ibadan Boys High School, Ibadan (1938) – Individual
  • Baptist High School, Bodija, Ibadan (1940)
  • African Church School, Kajola, Ifo (1943)
  • Lisabi Grammar School, Abeokuta (1943)
  • Olivet Heights, Oyo (1945)
  • Adeola Odutola College (old Olu-Iwa College), Ijebu-Ode (1945)
  • Anglican Girls’ Grammar School, Lagos (1945)
  • Remo Secondary School, Sagamu (1946)
  • Ansar –Ud – Deen Comprehensive College, Otta (1946)
  • Imade College, Owoh (1946)
  • Victory College, Ikare, Ondo (1947)
  • Ahmadiyya (Anwar-ul-Islam) College, Agege, Lagos (1948)
  • Molusi College, Ijebu-Igbo (1949)
  • Riwu College, Ikorodu (1949)
  • Ago-Iwoye Secondary School, Ago-Iwoye (1950)
  • Ijebu Muslim College (1950)
  • Our Ladies of Apostle Secondary School, Yaba, Lagos (1950)
  • Egbado (Yewa) College, Ilaro (1950)
  • St. Thomas’s Aquinas College, Akure (1951)
  • Queen’s School, Ibadan (1952)
  • Oyemekun Grammar School, Akure (1953)
  • Loyola College, Ibadan (1954)
  • St. Bernadine’s, Oyo (1954)
  • Our Ladies of Apostle Secondary School, Ijebu-Ode (1954)
  • St. Anthony’s Grammar School, Ijebu-Imushin (1954)
  • Manuwa Memorial Grammar School, Iju-Odo ( 1954)
  • Fiditi Grammar School, Fiditi, Oyo (1954)
  • St. Louis Secondary School, Ondo (1954)
  • Gboluji Grammar School, Ile-Oluji, Ondo (1954)
  • Badagry Grammar School, Badagry (1955)
  • African Church Grammar School, Abeokuta (1955)
  • Ibara Anglican High School, Abeokuta (1955)
  • Doherty Memorial Grammar School, Ijero- Ekiti (1955)
  • St. Monica Girls’ School, Ondo (1955)
  • St. Catherine’s Anglican Girls School, Owo (1956)
  • St Joseph’s College, Ondo (1956)
  • Methodist High School, Okiti Pupa (1956)
  • Mayflower School, Ikenne (1956)
  • Isonyin Grammar School, Isonyin (1956)
  • Ebenezer Grammar School, Abeokuta (1956)
  • St. Joseph College, Ondo (1956)
  • Odogbolu Grammar School, Odogbolu (1957)
  • Hope Waddell Training Institute, Calabar (1895)
  • Oron Boy’s High School, Oron (1897)
  • Methodist Boy’s High School, Oron (1905)
  • Etinan Institute, Etinan, Akwa-Ibom (1915)
  • St. Thomas College, Ibusa (1928)
  • St. Patrick’s College, Calabar (1934)
  • Edo College, Benin City (1937)
  • Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls School, Elelenwo (ACMGS) (1943)
  • Government College, Ughelli (1945)
  • Urhobo College, Effurun (1946)
  • Hussey College, Warri (1947)
  • St. John’s School, Bida (1909)
  • Government Secondary School, Ilorin, Kwara (1914)
  • Government College, Katsina-Ala, Benue (1915)
  • Offa Grammar School, Offa (1943)
  • Government College, Makurdi (1957)
  • Holy Rosary College, Idah (1957)
  • General Murtala College, Yola, Founded 1920
  • Alhuda-Huda College (OldGovernment Secondary School), Zaria (1910)
  • Government College, Kaduna (1920)
  • Government College, Keffi (1949)

It was said that the oldest secondary title goes to C.M.S Grammer School Because it was the first secondary school founded on the soil.

which state has the best secondary schools in Nigeria?

Loyola Jesuit College is a co-educational boarding secondary school in the Jesuit tradition. The college opened with JSS-1 in 1996 and currently has above 600 students in JSS-1 to SSS-3. It is a top boarding school, with teaching and maintenance from associates of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in cooperation with the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus and committed lay lecturers and staff.

The school is located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria in Africa.

Africa International College was established in 2003 out of the founder’s desire to make an optimistic difference in the lives of young people in Africa using Nigeria as the beginning point.

The school is located in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria in Africa.

secondary schools in Nigeria


Secondary Schools in Nigeria are more than 1,000, but only a few are highly recognized while others go through challenges like; Poor funding and thus poor educational infrastructures, Inadequate classrooms, Teaching aids (projectors, Computers, Laboratories, and libraries), The paucity of quality teachers and poor/polluted learning environment, Poor Governance.