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Top 7 Secondary Schools In Ikeja, Lagos | 2021

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Here is a list of some of the ‘good’ secondary schools in Ikeja that were mentioned in this article.

  1. Avi- Cenna International School, GRA Ikeja
  2. Dansol High School
  3. Vivian Fowler Memorial College
  4. Grange School, GRA Ikeja
  5. Grenville Schools, GRA Ikeja
  6. ST.T&T Regency, GRA Ikeja
  7. Tunwase High School, Adeniyi Jones
  8. Chrisland School, Opebi
  9. Temple School, Adeniyi Jones

The best secondary schools in Ikeja, Lagos, are not only among the best in Lagos, but also among the best in Nigeria. Parents living in Ikeja or other parts of Lagos, or even outside of Lagos, can easily find some good schools in Ikeja for their children based on their budgets, as Ikeja is one of the most desirable areas to live in Lagos.

Beginning with the opening of the Lagos-Ibadan railway in 1901 and the expansion of Lagos as a port, the transformation of Ikeja into a residential and industrial suburb of Lagos has been phenomenal.

In the mid-1960s, an industrial estate was established, and Ikeja was designated as the capital of Lagos State in 1976. Since then, thousands of government parastatals, industries, private organizations, and businesses have established their headquarters in Ikeja.

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria’s headquarters are located on the grounds of Murtala Muhammad Airport in Ikeja. In addition, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has its Lagos office in Aviation House on the airport grounds. Several airlines have their headquarters in Ikeja as well.

Ikeja is also home to the well-known large computer market known as Computer Village. The market began in 1997 as a small market of only ten shops, but it has now grown to well over 3000.

Aside from these landmarks, Ikeja is also known for having some of Lagos’ best secondary schools. Thousands of parents in Lagos looking for good schools for their children consider schools in and around Ikeja to be their best bet. There is a list of leading schools in Lagos to choose from, whether it is boarding schools or co-educational day schools.

If you are looking for a ‘good’ school in Ikeja for your child, the list of the best schools in Ikeja below can help you in your decision-making process.

Please keep in mind that the list is not in any particular order and is subject to change(s) as needed.

Avi-cenna, established in 1989, is a well-known independent school with a strong academic and pastoral tradition. We are proud of our past accomplishments while also embracing innovation and change that best prepares our students for the challenges they will face in the coming years.

Academic excellence, a well-structured curriculum, exceptional pastoral care, and a diverse co-curricular program are what distinguish Avi-Cenna as an outstanding school.

Our curriculum is taught by skilled and compassionate teachers that encourage and challenge each child to realize their full potential in a safe and secure environment that fosters creativity and fosters strong character, moral values, and inquisitive minds.

Please keep in mind that the following list of best schools in Ikeja Lagos is not in any specific order.

1. Avi-cenna International School

Avi cenna International School
Avi-cenna International School

Avi-Cenna International School is a non-denominational, independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged two to eighteen.

In 1989, Avi-cenna was established. The school is a private institution with a long academic and pastoral history. The school encourages innovation and change in order to better educate students for the difficulties they will encounter in the future.

Academic quality, a well-structured curriculum, excellent pastoral care, and a diverse co-curricular program are what distinguish Avi-Cenna from other schools.

Avi-curriculum cenna’s is taught by experienced and compassionate teachers that encourage and challenge each child to realize their full potential in a safe and secure atmosphere that fosters creativity and fosters strong character, moral values, and inquiring minds.

Avi-cena is in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria, at 6 Harold Shodipo Crescent GRA.

2. Dansol High School

Dansol High School
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Dansol is a Christian school where teachers strive to instill Christian ideals and virtues in its students.

Students are encouraged and assisted to imbibe and live by these principles throughout their life. Biblical concepts are used throughout the lesson plans for each subject. The school believes that the Bible is the foundation for all subjects. As a result, teachers employ the proper scriptures to support every topic they teach in each of the school’s subjects.

Dansol High School is bringing in a new generation of students. Children are the future responsible parents, dedicated teachers, skilled professionals, and honest politicians who will have a beneficial impact on the nation’s and world’s futures. The school is educating a new generation of citizens who will benefit the country, continent, planet, and human race.

They are inventors and experts who will be on the lookout for the spirit because they possess the spirit of might, counsel, knowledge, understanding, and fear of God (Isaiah 11:1-3).

With 4 students, 15 teachers, and 5 administrative staff, the school opened its doors to students on October 9, 1995 at plot 533, Wempco Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja. The school now has a thriving student body.

The state and federal governments of Lagos granted authority to operate as an examination center in January 1996. The school’s ceremonial opening ceremony took place on January 24, 1996, and this date became our Founders Day.

13/15 Acme Crescent, off Acme Road, off Agidingbi Road, Agidingbi, Lagos

3. Grange School

Grange School
Grange School

Grange School is an all-through 5 to 16 day and residential school in which pupils, teachers and parents, work and learn together.

The school operates as a not-for-profit, co-educational, English National Curriculum, independent, day school set on beautiful grounds within the Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ikeja, on the mainland part of Lagos in Nigeria. An off-campus “House” has been included to provide a boarding service to parents and pupils. Their spacious campus includes a variety of well-maintained facilities which create an attractive environment for learning.

Grange School was founded in 1958 by a group of well-meaning British expatriates, to provide education of equivalent standard to that which obtains in the UK.

Grange School’s population is 430 girls and boys in the Primary Section which is from Reception class to Year 6, between the ages of 4+ and 11. There are 326 pupils in the secondary phase being, Year 7 to Year 11, between the ages of 11 and 16+.

The School Policy maintains a class size of 18. This policy aims to ensure that a family ethos is maintained in the school and that at Grange every child is known as an individual.

Grange School takes pride in an enduring legacy for the provision of a child-oriented atmosphere and its aim is to promote matured self-disciplined citizens.

The school’s primary phase prepares pupils for the key stage 2 CheckPoint examinations while our secondary school continues into Key Stage 3 culminating in the Checkpoint Exams and Key Stage 4 which culminates in the IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education). Both exams are under the auspices of the University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES).

Grange encourages every pupil to discover their strengths, whether they are academic, sporting, musical or creative. Academic standards are a priority, but they also believe that by educating the whole child we can bring out the best in every individual.

A vital part of their education presentation is teaching to think independently and creatively. Grange’s pupils are challenged to question, analyse and debate, forming their own opinions, yet upholding an attitude of respect towards others.

The school is one of only three in Nigeria to be accredited by the Uk’s Independent Association of Preparatory Schools. (IAPS). The school’s Patron is the Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria.

The school is located at Harold Shodipo Crescent GRA, Ikeja, Lagos

4. Vivian Fowler Memorial College

Vivian Fowler Memorial College
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Vivian Fowler is a school for girls aged 10 -18 that provides a day and boarding school experience that makes young lives extraordinary.

Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls is committed to providing an education designed to enable all girls to discover their strengths and to make the most out of their talents within the school and beyond.

The school takes a look at a student, see a person, with innate abilities and potentials; therefore, it is the school’s responsibility to add value by helping them discover their talents and achieve desired academic success.

The school helps its students realise the joy of learning to learn. Prepare to be tested, stretched and inspired.

Vivian Fowler aims to promote all personalities and all talents and interests. Academic study is vitally important to this school, and we expect students to reach for high grades, but their view of education celebrates the creative, physical and spiritual as well as the intellectual.

 They want girls to graduate from the school with ethical values, they want them to persuaded that they can make a difference in society; we want girls to leave the school having qualities that matter and would be with them for the rest of their lives.

The college is a supportive community of individuals with a passion for excellence. It offers a balanced education which develops students’ personal qualities to enable them to cope with life in universities both in and outside Nigeria.

The exclusive nature of the college (girls only) is aimed at reducing the possibility of bias in the choice of subjects and careers. It raises expectations, develops a wider variety of leadership opportunities and balances a disciplined work routine with an enjoyable social life outside the classroom.

The school is located at Plot 5 Billingsway, Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

5. Grenville School, GRA Ikeja

Grenville School GRA Ikeja
Grenville School, GRA Ikeja

Grenville follows the British curriculum and as such students at various points in their studies, will be expected to take examinations in final preparation for both the IGCSE and Cambridge A Level/International Degree Foundation programme.

Grenville holds various entrance exams during Christmas, during the Easter break and in the summer period. Additionally, by special arrangement, students may be allowed to come for an interview which may involve taking a specific set of papers and assessment by the tutors likely to teach the child. Therefore, the school attracts students from within Lagos and throughout the country.

As a deliberate policy, Grenville management has decided to keep its class sizes small as it is our belief that this one of the ways that we can help to ensure that children of all capabilities are brought up to a satisfactory level of performance.

This is seen by many parents as a winning formula that will help the school achieve its long term goal of becoming one of the top schools in Nigeria and beyond.

The recent addition of boarding facilities would ensure that Grenville School is truly international as the school begins to attract the children of Nigerians in the Diaspora, both from Europe and the Americas. These children apart from acquiring Nigerian values and culture will also help our other students understand the importance of diversity and social responsibility.

All in all, Grenville students come not only from the GRA area of Lagos but as far as Lekki and its surroundings.

Grenville is located at 18, Ladoke Akintola Street, GRA Ikeja Lagos.

6. ST.T. Regency International School.

ST.T. Regency International School
Tunwase High School

ST&T Regency International School was founded in 1996 by Dr (Mrs) Maggie Ibru, metamorphosed into a secondary school in 2005.

The school’s success story is not that of a planned organization but the testimony of God’s hand in the vision of getting the children ready for what he is about to unfold in the future.

The school moulds to make a difference. Their first graduands have set an impressive academic landmark that must be built upon.

At ST&T Regency, their drive is in achieving their core values of Discipline, Confidence and Integrity informs the integrated curriculum of the school with a strong commitment to continuous improvement, and first-class academic standard of education.

The school is located at 20, Remi Fani Kayode Avenue, G.R.A Ikeja, Lagos.

7. Tunwase High School

Tunwase High School
Tunwase High School

The school’s objective is to create a truly conducive educational community, providing conditions of stability and security, encouragement and hope for the boys/girls of widely different ability and background, to provide forward-looking education in an environment of social unity which enable him/her make the most of his/her life as a person and as a citizens.

Tunwase High School is a co-educational secondary school approved by the Lagos State Ministry of Education. Our facilities include A Conducive environment for learning, Well equipped Science laboratory, Introductory Technology Workshop, Fine Art Studio, Music Room, Computer Laboratory with Internet facilities, Well Equipped Home Economics Laboratory, Multi-Purpose Hall, Spacious playing field, Air-conditioned buses and lots more.

The school is located at 22, Akinola Cole CrescentCrescent, off Adeniyi Jones Avenue.

So, there you have it. If you know of some other leading schools in Ikeja, Lagos that could not make this list, feel free to tell us about them in the comment session. This list is modified from time to time as soon as there is any new development, so, we might just include your suggested top school in Ikeja soon.

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