Right from birth, parents always try to consider the school their children will spend their time in. Knowing how important education is in their lives, this does not only involve filling them with knowledge, and you want to ensure they get the best school no matter what. The school they attend will show in every part of their lives; the behavior, language, and their learning process. This signifies that school is an important tool to help your child prepare for life. Learning in a school just does not end in the four walls of the classroom, but it extends to how they relate with people, places and their environment. Every child has the right to good quality education, no matter the age and location. For parents considering the Rivers State (The Nation’s Paradise) as their preferred location for their children to school, here are some top schools in the State;

Ash Merlyn International School (AMIS)

AMIS is a co-educational Nursery, Primary, and College that operates the British Nigerian curriculum. Established in the year 2011 on strong Christian values and Excellence, with the aim to unlock and maximize the leadership potentials of all their students. The Nursery and Primary school is strictly day, while College has both day and boarding facilities all with standard learning and recreational facilities that foster a vibrant life for the students. They encourage the involvement of parents in the learning of their children; having an open day once every term, and giving parents access to their children’s results. Notable awards include; gold, silver and bronze award at the American Mathematics Competition (AMC 8). Their tuition ranges between 50,000 – 150,000 with a sibling discount of 15% for 3rd sibling, 50% for 4th sibling and free tuition for the 5th sibling. Know more about Primary and College sections of AMIS.

Aladumo International Schools

Aladumo International School is a Christ-centered co-educational school established on the 2nd of January with the Toddler, Creche/Daycare, Nursery, Primary and High School sections all operating  British Nigerian curriculum, with the first 4 sections having only day while the High School has both day and boarding facilities. At Aladumo, each child is given time to grow and experience success so that they can face future challenges, build their strengths and accept their individual limitations without fear of failure or the loss of self-esteem. They have a combination of various extra-curricular activities and clubs like the chess club, dance class, STEM club, Jets club, Physical Education (P.E) program, and a Music program, among others, all of which are specifically designed to promote all areas of a child’s development. Notable awards include;2019 Spelling Bee Winners and National NTA ETV Science Contest. Tuition range is 151,000 – 300,000 for the Preparatory and Primary section, while that of the High school is 301,000 – 500,000 per term. Read more about the Primary and Secondary sections.

Charles Dale Memorial International School (CDMIS)

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CDMIS is a co-educational full-boarding school that was established on the 9th of November 2006. It has a Montessori school that was established years before CDMIS named Bereton Montessori Early Years Primary School. Bereton is a preparatory school that is a full day with the Primary, After School, Toddler, Nursery, and Creche/Daycare sections. The two schools operate the British Nigerian curriculum with students being groomed by highly trained staff to develop so they can become responsible young people. The learning environment is constantly upgraded to meet up with the modern teaching and learning trends, with the introduction of technology in the classrooms. Awards of recognition include; British Council International School Award (48 out of 49 points), 6th Niger Delta Achievers Merit Award (NDAMA) for the Best Performing School in the Niger Delta and many more like that. Tuition range is between 501 000 – 750 000 for Charles Dale and 151 000 – 300 000 for Bereton Montessori per term both offering a 10% sibling discount on the third child and scholarship on tuition for outstanding students. CDMIS and Bereton Montessori has a lot more to offer.

Greenoak International School (GIS)

GIS has a primary section named Educare International Daycare & Nursery Ltd and Secondary section both established in the year 2004 and 2008 respectively. The Secondary runs both day and boarding, while primary has only day section. The two schools operate a hybrid curriculum consisting of the innovative International Primary Curriculum (IPC), British/American Curricula and the Nigerian curriculum. Providing a balanced education that is aimed at producing truly intelligent, skillful, motivated, confident and morally sound children. They have top-notch classrooms, laboratories, and outdoor farms. Other facilities include a multi-purpose hall, libraries, an impressive Home Economics studio, Science laboratories, Zoological pond, Sports ground, an Infirmary, an Arts and Crafts studio and an ICT suite. Tuition ranges from 301,000 – 500,000 per term for the Secondary, while it is 151,000 – 300,000 for Educare International, offering a 20% sibling discount on the third sibling for secondary and 10% sibling discount on the third sibling for primary. Visit Greenoak and Educare today.

Jarspok International Schools (JIS)

JIS comprises of both the Secondary and Montessori sections, established the year 2010 and 2008 respectively. The institution is a day school that operates the British Nigerian curriculum designed in such a manner to enable the child to compete favorably with his/her counterparts in any part of the world. JIS is a school with a pleasant and friendly environment where children are trained mentally, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually with arrays of extra-curricular and club activities like Quiz, Debate, Spelling Bee, Music and Drama, Art and Craft, Entrepreneur and many more. The Tuition range is from 50,000 – 150,000 per term for both Montessori and Secondary, with 25% off of the third child, 50% off of 4th child. Read more about JIS Secondary and Montessori sections.

Norwegian International School Port Harcourt (NIS)

NIS started in 1983 in order to meet the needs of the expatriates working for Eastern Bulkcem Cement Company. It has both primary and secondary sections, both running the British curriculum. The primary and secondary sections have both day and boarding facilities that create a caring and secure atmosphere which ensures that every pupil/student feels valued. Being a school established for expatriates, they prepare pupils/students in making the necessary transition into other excellent international institutions either at the end of year eleven or when they return to their home countries. Tuition range for the primary is 501 000 – 750 000 per term, and secondary is 751, 000 – 1,000,000 per term. Expose your child to the best learning environment, visit NIS primary and secondary sections.

Jesuit Memorial College (JMC)

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Jesuit Memorial College (JMC) is part of the worldwide family of schools run by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). It shares a common vision and philosophy derived from the wrings of the founder of the Jesuits, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and the educational philosophy of the Society of Jesus. The full-boarding school was established the year 2013 as a humble memorial and a strong commitment to excellent education in the Jesuit tradition in honor of the sixty Loyola Jesuit College students who died in the Sosoliso plane crash of December 2005. JMC strives to form leaders who are religious, loving, seeking intellectual competence, open to growth and committed to doing justice. Tuition range is 501,000 – 750,000 per term. Read more about JMC here.

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