Top 10 Best Schools In Lagos State.

One of the best ways to groom a child is to inculcate sound academic, morals, ethical values and the fear of God in such a child which helps him or her to socialize and relate well in the society.

Cretaria for measuring schools as the best are based on modern facilities, academic records, socialization and what it offers in general to both staff, students and the host community alike.

To achieve this therefore, it becomes pertinent to put such a child in any of the best secondary schools in Lagos state mentioned below.

This article highlights the top 10 best schools in Lagos. They are:

1.Chrisland School: Is one of the top 10 best schools in Lagos.

 

The school is comprised of Nursery Schools, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools located at No. 26, Opebi Road, Ikeja Lagos. It was founded by High Chief Dr. (Mrs.) W.A Awosika (OON)

The School’s vision is to be at the forefront in the private education sector, and to nurture the children to become all they can be through quality all-round education, from kindergarten to tertiary level.

Chrisland School, Opebi is a private day and boarding mixed school located in the heart of Ikeja. It operates British Nigerian curriculum for Nursery, Primary and Secondary learners.

The Children’s House school has been described by many as more of a home school with a solid academic background and other social activities.

The school fees is relatively high ranges between N750,000 – 1,000,000 per term and the facilities are second to none.

The facilities Include:
Good Multipurpose hall
Standard ICT Centre
Sport Complex/Play Ground
Good & Standard Library
Swimming Pool
School Bus Service
Good & Standard Laboratory
Zoological/Botanical Garden
Sick Bay
Interactive Whiteboard
Extra Curriculum Activities
French or foreign languages
Inter-House Sports
Special Music Class
Quiz/Debate/Spelling Bee
Colour Day
Costume Day
Swimming
Dance
Karate, Kung-fu etc
Prize/Award giving day
Etiquette (Teaching)
Voice training
Local excursions/field trips
Foreign field trips

 

To be candid, the best thing you can do for your child or ward is to send them to Chrisland School’s fantastic institutions of learning where you have excellent teachers and great environment.

 

Bottom of Form2222. Loral International School

Loral International School was established in 1978 by Loretta Nwosu after her successful education in Scotland.

 

The school headquarter is located in Festac Town which caters for primary and secondary school students and has grown so big and metamorphosed into five schools; with its boarding school in Igbesa, km 8, Agbara Otta Road, Ogun State.

ITS MISSION:  Is committed to a passionate and single-minded commitment to molding the tender life of a child from nursery through primary to secondary. Educating, mentoring and shaping them into the next generation of trailblazers, the leaders of tomorrow.

 

It has been able to demonstrate this through sound academic records, social activities, infrastructures, adequate manpower and high moral excellence.

 

EARLY HISTORY ABOUT THE SCHOOL

Loral International Schools experienced a humble beginning with the establishment of the Nursery and Primary Schools in 1978, after the Proprietress Chief (Mrs.) Loretta Nwosu returned from her studies in Scotland. Today, Loral has five Schools namely:

  • Pre-Nursery
  • Nursery
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Cambridge Advanced Level
  • Pre-University

 

Loral Int’l Schools is adjudged the best school in Lagos owing to a number of reasons which can be explained as follow:

 

(i) Infrastructural Development: The school is well endowed with modern days infrastructures established in a serene environment both the day in Festac Town and the boarding school in Igbesa, Ogun State. The school also has a well equipped library, science laboratory, Information Technology, Musical Department and a well stocked stores where you can find virtually your school needs and a big generator of over 300kva to boost power supply for the institution.

 

In addition, the school has a big football field or pitch where sports events and other activities take place.

(ii).   Administrative Structure: The school has a well organized administration for smooth running of the school. From the Proprietress to the Managing Director down to the Principal and the teachers, the administrative staff made up of Finance Manager, Account Officer, Internal Auditor, the Cashier are uniquely assigned their various functions without unnecessary interference from the top management of the school. No wonder, most staff of the institution are as old as the school.

 

(iii).  Manpower: Loral International Schools is blessed with well trained and disciplined manpower or staff to handle the various department of the institution. The teachers are mainly graduates of high repute from the various Universities in and outside Nigeria with the sound academic qualifications. This no doubt has demonstrated  the high academic records achieved yearly by the institution.

as a result of competent staff managing the school.

 

(iv).  Fleet of Buses: Loral International School has well over 50 Coastal buses of 36 seats to cater for the growing needs of Day Students in Festac Town and environs. The buses are well maintained by competent engineers with long years of experience from the department of works of the institution. To this end, you will never see any of the Loral Buses broke down on the way and students waiting to be evacuated by another bus because the buses are well maintained.

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(v).   Large Acres of Land For Agriculture: Loral International School is blessed with large acres of land in Igbesa, Ogun State where agriculture is practiced to its fullest. Here you can find agricultural produce like banana, plantain, pineapple, yams, cassava in large volumes which are exported for commercial purpose as well as serve the boarding students and staff of the institution.

 

(vi).  Academic Record: The school has maintained high academic record both locally and internationally. The school produces 95% academic record for Senior School Certificate and Cambridge Advanced Level JSSCE, JAMB, SSCE, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT, IELTS and A/L Cambridge on yearly basis.

In addition, Loral has received many awards including the Prestigious 2017Africa Top School Awards.

(vii). Social Activities: Loral International Schools is not lagging behind in social activities. The school has participated in many social events both internally, nationally and internationally producing enviable records. Such social events like “Miss Loral”, Cultural Day display, Goge Africa  and many others.

  1. 3. Judes Private Schools: Is another 10 best school in Lagos State.

The school has nursery and primary schools which were established in 1978, and the secondary school (established in 1994).

These schools offer the highest standard of a well-rounded education.

Their aim is to develop students who are intellectually sound, academically excellent, and socially adept.

They can gladly say that they are  proud of having consistently high standards for over 40 years of existence.

Its  Mission:

To produce distinguished and accomplished leaders with high moral, social, social, academic and spiritual prowess that grow in the light of Hod through our commitment to the transformative power of a balanced curriculum, unrivalled moral standards and state of the art education.

To achieve this laudable objective, the academic and non-academic staff work in partnership with students, parents, and each other to provide quality education, which empowers the students to use their natural abilities to achieve their full potential.

Their core values are hinged on:

  1. Academic Excellence
  2. Service Excellence
  3. Ethics &Professionalism
  4. Honesty & Integrity
  5. Teamwork& Responsibility
  6. Care & Trust

 

Whatever their strengths, students are given every opportunity to develop their skills and interests, preparing them to live productive and fulfilling lives in the future.

As a Christian Community, St. Jude’s Private Schools desires that its students “Grow in the light of God”. As such, students benefit from their rich ethos which teaches them to put God first in all their affairs, and to be others-centered, even as they strive to be the best they can be in all that they do.

 

While academic achievement is important, it’s not the only important thing. They tend to balance this through educational philosophy, and academic and social  development. The School also has a rich, well-rounded curriculum, and an extensive range of sporting and social activities.

Equipped with modern days infrastructures established in a serene environment both the day and boarding in Festac Town their experiences at St. Jude’s Private Schools are proud that their  students are well groomed to be responsible and socially aware young men and women, who are able to face an increasingly demanding world with confidence and a zest for life.

The School has produced distinguished and accomplished leaders with high moral, social, academic and spiritual prowess that grow in the light of HOD trough their commitments to the transformative power of a balanced curriculum, unrivalled moral standards and state of the art education.

St. Jude Private Schools has Partners with Cambridge Int’l Exams, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, (NAPPS), Oracle Academy Program Member, JAMB, WAEC and NECO and has over the years maintained high academic record both locally and internationally.

St. Jude Private school is therefore a citadel of learning helping students to become a lifelong learners and global citizens.

  1. The Learningfield Schools: rated 10 best schools in Lagos. With about 8 qualified and dedicated teachers and few students, the school came into existence in October 11, 1997. Is located in Close 30, Satellite Town, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos. It has Day and Boarding school and is Government approved.

The Learningfield’s Vision

  • Provide an all round education of international standard, exposing the students to wide range of career opportunities.

 

  • To instill in the children the knowledge of good morals, ethical values and the fear of God which help them to relate in the society.

Mission Statement

(i) To expand structurally so as to impact more on the lives of Nigerian Children educationally, improve on staff welfare, create more employment opportunities through its expansion  remain beneficial to the host community.  through community-development projects like borehole drilling etc.

The Learningfield Schools is considered the best school in Lagos owing to a number of reasons which can be explained as follow:

 

(i) Infrastructural Development: The school is well endowed with modern days facilities established in a conducive environment both the day the boarding school in Satellite Town Lagos State. The school has a well equipped library, science laboratory, Information Technology, Musical Department and a well stocked stores where you can find virtually your school needs and a big generator to boost power supply for the institution.

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(ii). Administrative Structure: Administratively, the school has a well organized administration for smooth running of the school. From the Proprietress to the Director of Studies down to the Principal and the teachers, the Account Officer and the Bursar are uniquely assigned their various functions without unnecessary interference from the top management of the school.

 

(iii).  Manpower: The Learningfield Schools is also blessed with well trained, dedicated  and disciplined teachers whose primary objectives are to improve the academic and moral welfare of the children or wards. This is no doubt has demonstrated the over 95% academic record achieved yearly by the institution as a result of competent staff managing the school.

 

(iv).  Fleet of Buses: The Learningfield Schools has a number of  Coastal buses of 36 seats to cater for the needs of Day Students in Satellite Town and environs. The buses are well maintained by competent mechanical engineers with long years of experience from the Engineering Department of the institution.

 

(v).   Social Activities: The school has participated in many social events both internally, nationally and internationally producing enviable records. Such social events like “Miss Learningfields”, Cultural Day display, Goge Africa and other social engagements.

(vi).  Academic Records: The school has maintained high academic records both locally and internationally. The school through its well groomed manpower, prepares the students for both local and international examinations such as JSSCE, JAMB, SSCE, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT.

 

(vii). Welfare: The Learningfield Schools is also reputed for its welfare package for its staff. Recently, when they marked 25 years of existence, the school rewarded its staff who are excellently qualified and dedicated with long years of service to the institution with plots of land, deep freezers and other valuable items.

In addition, the school gives loans to deserving staff of the institution to enable them meet their obligations.

 

We can then say that The Learningfields Schools has remained a leading role in shaping the lives of many in Nigeria.

 

 

  1. St. Gregory’s College

St Gregory’s College is one of the foremost schools and one of the top 10 best schools in Lagos. The school was founded in 1928 and is located in Ikoyi,

The institution is  known for its sound academic achievements. This school is known to train students to become excellent in all human endeavours and to become leaders of tomorrow.

St Gregory’s College is one of the 9 Catholic Mission schools and it is primarily a boys’ only school with standard boarding facilities.

(i) Infrastructural Development: In terms of infrastructure, the school is well endowed with standard facilities established in a serene environment.

 

A well equipped library, science laboratory, Information Technology (ICT), Musical Department and others to cope with the 21st century requirements.

 

In addition, the school has a big football field or pitch where sports events and other activities take place.

 

(ii).   Administrative Structure: The school has a well organized administration for smooth running of the school.

 

(iii).  Manpower: SGC is also blessed with well trained, disciplined and experienced teachers to handle the various required subjects of the institution. The teachers are graduates from the various Universities in and outside Nigeria with the sound academic qualifications.

 

(iv).  Academic Record: The school has maintained high academic record both locally and internationally. Their curriculum blends with that of the British and the students and the School has recorded successes in NECO, WASSCE, SAT JAMB, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT, IELTS on yearly basis.

The school has received many awards including the Prestigious Africa Top School Awards.

(v).   Social Activities: The School is not lagging behind in social activities. The school has participated in many social events both internally, nationally and internationally producing enviable records.

  1. 6. Corona School, Apapa: was founded in 1958. It started off in the same building with the day nursery but later moved to its permanent site at 6, Park lane, Apapa.

The school has a Montessori system in the nursery curriculum. In the primary Section, it has a rich and unique blend from the British curriculum, International Primary Curriculum and Nigerian curriculum

Our Mission Statement

To deliver world class education children. We inculcate high moral and ethical value in our students as we prepare them for a life of service and fulfillment.

 Future Plans for the School

To expand the horizon in teaching the pupils international language-French, Mandarin To offer more and expansive training for teachers and parents

Academic Achievements:

The school has a number of academic records to its credit with Okonkwo Nwazimuzo emerging the Best in Entrance into Chrisland and College scholarship award 2010/2011.

Famadewa Ireoluwatomi – Best in creative writing competition, Vivian fowler 2009/2010, Obinah Umeh – Best candidate, Entrance/scholarship award Loyola Jesuit 2008/2009 and many others.

 Club & Societies

Taekwando, Swimming, Rugby, Cherrleading Ballet, Football

 

  1. Holy Child College: was founded in 1945. The Collegeis the sister school of the St Gregory’s College. The school is also located in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State.

Apart from the well equipped infrastructures, the educational system is based on the Universal Basic Education (UBE) to prepare students for relevant examinations both local and international

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(i). Infrastructural Development: The school has standard facilities established in a serene environment. Library, science laboratory, Information Technology (ICT), Musical Department and a  standard boarding facilities.

 

(ii). Manpower: is second to none as is also blessed with well trained, disciplined and experienced teachers to handle the various required subjects of the institution. The teachers are graduates from the various Universities in and outside Nigeria with the sound academic qualifications.

 

(iii) Academic Record: The school has done and still doing very well in academic performances both locally and internationally.

The school’s Nigerian curriculum blends also with that of the British curriculum and the students and the School have maintained high academic achievements in NECO, WASSCE, SAT JAMB, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT, IELTS every year.

The school has groomed a number of high profiled figures in our society today through its dedicated, well experienced and highly reputable teachers.

  1. Rainbow College: Is another top 10 best schools in Lagos which was established in 1996 as only boys school with day and boarding facilities.

Noted for its high educational standards, Rainbow College is one of the top private schools in Lagos whose reputation has gone beyond the shore of this country.

The school prepares its students for relevant examinations both local and international.

(i). Infrastructural Development: The school has standard facilities established in a very conducive environment for students learning. You have the Library, science laboratory, Information Technology (ICT), and a  standard boarding facilities to make the students have a decent learning.

(ii). Manpower: The teachers are well trained, disciplined with long years of experience to handle the various required subjects of the institution. In addition, the teachers are graduates from reputable Universities in and outside Nigeria with the sound academic records.

 

(iii). Academic Record: The school is doing very well in academic performances both locally and internationally.

The school’s Nigerian curriculum blends also with that of the British curriculum and the students and the School have maintained high academic achievements in NECO, WASSCE, SAT JAMB, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT, IELTS over the years.

At the boarding school, there is a team of pastors, matrons and guidance counsellors who instill high sense of moral and fear of God in the children.

As a result of this development, most parents who have their children in Rainbow College have no cause to fear especially now when cultism and other vices are on the increase in our institutions of higher learning today. Again, many of the students actually see the school as their second home.

On the whole, the students of Rainbow College are well groomed  to handle both local and  international examinations such as JSSCE, JAMB, SSCE, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT and IELTS.

  1. White Dove Schools (WDS):is made up of nursery, primary and secondary schools. The school was founded in 2004 with boarding facilities.

The nursery schools offer the British and Nigerian Curriculum designed  for Early Years Foundation Stage.

Here also, the Montessori teachings are applied to the training of these children at White Dove Nursery Schools.

The primary school caters for children between the ages of 6 to 12. The curriculum at the primary level also blends the British Curriculum with that of Nigeria and the boarding facilities are available for children between the ages of 2 and 18.

The school is well equipped with the state of the art facilities. Also, they have excellent student/teacher good relationship, a development which allows for brilliant interaction between the teachers and students.

The high school caters for students between the ages of 11 and 18 and their curriculum has been propelled to prepare students for both local and international examinations such as the JSSCE, JAMB, SSCE, IGSCE, TOEFL, SAT and IELTS.

  1. Greensprings Schools: is ranked one of the top 10 best with several international accreditations and partnerships. In addition,  Greensprings Schoolsis one of the top class schools in Lagos and Nigeria at large with boarding facilities.

They provide state-of-the-art facilities that ensure that the welfare of their students remains a priority.

Many parents appreciate and recommend Greensprings because of the way they cater for their students as well as high academic records over time.

Their curriculum blends the Nigerian curriculum with that of the British and the students at Greensprings Schools are well tutored for exams like the IGCSE, NECO and WASSCE, SAT and TOEFL.

In summary therefore, if you are looking for a reputable school with modern facilities in Lagos, take your child or ward to any of the above mentioned schools.

 

 

 

 

Updated: January 18, 2019 — 6:42 pm

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