Top Secondary Schools in Abuja
Parents send their children to school all for the same reason; to secure a better future for them. So this does not matter whether the school is government-owned or private. Some parents just seek a more conducive learning environment for their children. One major advantage of private schools over government-owned ones is that they provide a smaller size of classrooms with more attention given to the students by the teachers.
Do not get us wrong, we are not saying that government schools are bad, but the number of students always outnumbers the teachers’ capability to control them all. Hence our compilation of some top secondary schools in Abuja that are of good bet for your children.
Capital Science Academy (Kado & Kuje), Abuja
Capital Science Abuja was established in the year 2003 and is known for helping students obtain excellent academic results which enables them to go further in their education either in Nigeria or abroad. Capital Science Abuja offers the British Nigerian curriculum with subjects all taught by qualified and experienced teachers. With both day and boarding facilities, they have both Chapel and Mosque on the campus ground letting you know that they accept children of all religious beliefs. They are the recipient of the FCT awards for best performing school and African Achievers Award in the United Kingdom.
As at the time of writing this, they are reviewed and endorsed by a parent with a rating of 4.7/5 on our platform. Their tuition fee range per term is 501,000 – 750,000 and 1,000,000+ for day and boarding respectively. The Day campus is situated at Kado, Abuja, and Boarding campus at Kuje, Abuja.
Funtaj International Schools (Gudu & Asokoro), Abuja
Their vision and values to help students succeed in academics started on the 15th of September 1997. Their belief is that every student has the ability to excel, which is why they offer academic programs that are demanding, stimulating, and engaging. A day and boarding school operating the British Nigeria curriculum where teachers employ a wide repertoire of teaching and learning strategies, actively engaging students in the learning process.
Some of their awards of recognition include; the current winner of National History Competition both Junior and Senior Categories, Award 2018- Safest School in Nigeria, Humanitarian Award for Excellence – UN Ambassador’s Award, and many others like that. The tuition fee range per term for Funtaj is 501,000 – 750,000 with a sibling discount on the second child. Funtaj has two campuses, one in Gudu and the other at Asokoro.
Oxford Manor College (Maitama & Katampe Extension), Abuja
Established in September 2014, Oxford Manor College is one of the top schools in Abuja committed to bringing out the best in every student and is located at two campuses. A Cambridge school that operates the British Nigerian curriculum in a world-class learning environment with excellent facilities. They aim at producing well-balanced young adults that are responsible for themselves and developing them to have a strong work ethic, perseverance, and a sense of self-worth.
They are recognized by the Cambridge Associated Duke of Edinburgh International Award Foundation Toastmasters International. Their tuition fee range per term is 1,000,000+. They have their campuses located at Maitama and Katampe Extension, Abuja.
Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls, Jabi
While many are of the notion that girls should end up in the kitchen, Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls, Jabi is looking to shape and build girls to be future leaders. The entry-level is between the ages of 11-16, the school has both day and boarding facilities that are geared to developing the leadership skills in them. You might be wondering why it is an all-girls school, the belief of the school management is that there should be no limitations on your daughter’s ambitions, professional and personal. Being an all-girls school does not stop them from enjoying themselves, they are exposed to ALL opportunities, whether it be is in arts, sport, science, expeditions, career insights, or other extracurricular activities.
The school curriculum (British Nigerian) also caters to students in need of extra assistance; this program is to support the student and help close the learning gap. As at the time of writing this, the school is endorsed by 3 parents, reviewed by 6, and with a total rating of 4.8/5 on our platform. The tuition fee range is 501,000 – 750,000 per term with a 2% on every subsequent daughter. Click here for more information about the school.
Kingsville College, Jahi
Kingsville College, Jahi is one of the outstanding schools in Abuja. It started in as a primary school in the year 2002 but later received an upgrade to secondary in the year 2004. The day and boarding school operates the Nigerian curriculum that is aimed at developing students’ skills, knowledge, and character enabling them to achieve their full potential and pursue their dreams. Kingsville College, Jahi makes learning interesting with the use of modern learning facilities, and with other extra-curricular clubs set up to ensure the development of the students – read the review from a former student. With the tuition fee of 301,000 – 500,000 per term, click here for more information about the school.
Lela Blossom School, Lifecamp
Lela Blossom School, Lifecamp started operations in September 2018. Being a faith-based school, they provide comprehensive and functional educational services in a conducive environment, supporting the development of every child, and setting them up with the right cultural, social, moral skills, and biblical values for the rest of their lives. The school excelled as Honourable Mention in the 2019 National Creative Writing Competition and 2nd place in the year 4-6 category of the National Essay Contest.
As at the time of writing this, the school is endorsed by a parent on our platform. They have a tuition fee range of 151,000 – 300,000 per term, with 5% and 10% off tuition on the 2nd child and the 3rd child respectively. Click here for more information about the school.
Chrisland High School, Wumba District
Being a member of the Chrisland School Limited, Chrisland High School Abuja was established in October 2016 putting a high emphasis on excellent academic performance. They operate in E-learning classrooms, using interactive smart boards and audio-visual apparatus. Operating alongside their British Nigerian curriculum is the presence of an indoor swimming pool and a soccer field to help create a balanced learning system of both academic and extra-curricular activities. They have a tuition fee that ranges between 751,000 – 1,000,000 per term with no sibling discount plan in place. Click here to read more about the school.
Doveland High School, Apo Lokogoma
Doveland High School, Apo Lokogoma is one of the best schools in Abuja. It was established in September 2016 in a safe, secure, and conducive environment that enables students to prepare themselves adequately and effectively in becoming valuable and successful citizens in the future. Learning they believe is fun, which is why they operate the British Nigerian curriculum taught by highly experienced teachers in a well-structured learning environment, integrating the use of audio, visual and kinaesthetic techniques.
As at the time of writing this, they are reviewed by a parent. The day and boarding school has a tuition fee range of 301,000 – 500,000 per term. To make entrance easy for students, they provide a discount to the first 50 students to register, a scholarship award for the overall best male and female candidates in the entrance examinations, and a discount on tuition for the first 25 parents to pay the whole session fees. Click here for more information about the school.
SASCON International School, Maitama
SASCON International School, Maitama is a full boarding school that was established in September 2016 in a nice serene environment suitable for both teach-learning and co-curricular activities. They operate the British Nigerian curriculum with professional teachers all experts in their fields. They have state-of-the-art learning facilities which include modern technology-enhanced classrooms, laboratories, and a library. They take the safety of their students paramount, as they have CCTV cameras installed all around the school on 24-hour surveillance. The tuition fee range is 151,000 – 300,000 per term with a sibling discount on the third child. Click here for more information about the school.
Starfield College, Kado
An Islamic day secondary school established in September 2015 practicing the British, Nigerian, and Islamic curricula with the aim of producing global citizens. Their main priority is to combine the benefit of a proper Islamic curriculum alongside international standards of an academic curriculum that helps develop the full potential of a student’s spiritual, intellectual, physical, social, cultural, and economic development. It is a mixed school that has segregated classrooms for boys and girls. Alongside the ultra-modern IT classrooms, they have state-of-the-art science and language laboratories, and ICT centers. Some of their awards of recognition include; 2017 FCT Best Community Service Award and the FCT Outstanding Education Award.
As at the time of writing this, they are reviewed by a parent with a total rating of 4.3/5 on our platform. The tuition fee range per term is 301,000 – 500,000. Click here for more information about the school.
Still can’t decide on which school is the ideal one for your child? Check out our list of other top secondary schools in Abuja on SchoolsCompass.