Top 10 Most Expensive Secondary Schools In Nigeria (2020)

You will agree with me that education in this generation is becoming more expensive also the impact of education in our society can not be taken for granted.

The private school’s mission in Nigeria has helped boost morality and academic excellence in many ways at a huge cost, one of which is; giving improved education and also inculcating respect traits to students with their vast learned teachers. This would be the subject of our article as we will outline the most expensive secondary schools in Nigeria.

However, In this same article, I will discuss on the expensive secondary schools we have accordingly and their approximated school fees.

I would almost say there’s no difference between studying in these Universities and studying abroad as these schools follow the trait of British schools.

Without further ado, below are the researched list of 10 most expensive secondary schools in Nigeria for the year 2020.

Most Expensive Secondary Schools In Nigeria

Below is our list of the top 10 most expensive secondary schools in Nigeria 2020 with their estimated school/tuition fees respectively.

  1. American International School, Lagos – N5.5 Million
  2. British International School, Lagos – N4.5 million
  3. Grange High School, Lagos – N4.48 million
  4. American International School, Abuja – N4.3 Million
  5. Lekki British International High School, Lagos – N4 million
  6. Day Waterman College, Abeokuta – N3.7 million
  7. Greensprings School, Lagos – N3.185 million
  8. Meadow Hall, Lagos – N3 million
  9. Loyola Jesuit, Abuja – N2.8 million
  10. Hillcrest School, Jos – N2.65 million

Now that I have given you a list of the top 10 most expensive secondary schools in Nigeria, below I will go further to explain the more about these secondary schools their school fees, location and many more.

So if you want to know which secondary school is the most expensive one in Nigeria, I urge you to continue reading.

1. American International School, Lagos – N5.5 Million

  • Address – Behind 1004 Federal Estate Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Website www.aislagos.org

The American International School, Lagos (AISL) is the most expensive Secondary school in Nigeria. This school is a private University tagged for the rich kids (sarcasm) as they follow the American system of education.

AISL uses the American system of learning and also follows all the curriculum and syllabus used by the average American high school. Another thing to note is that there is almost no difference in studying abroad when you’re studying in this school.

AISL is an International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) World School. It will amaze you to realize the school fees are paid in US Dollars.

The breakdown on how the fees are paid are thus; Application fees=$586, Registration fee=$11,715, Annual Capital levy=$2,662, 6th – 8th grade students=$24,101, 9th – 12th grade= $27,638, Special Assessment fee= $9,010, Sport activities= $5,946.

Do not let these fees scare you, trust me, it’s worth it.

In a recap, American International School, Lagos is the most expensive secondary school in Nigeria currently with an approximate tuition fee of N5.5 million.

2. British International School, Lagos – N4.5 million

  • Address Muri Okunola Street, Landbridge Avenue, Oniru Private Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos. 
  • Website – bisnigeria.org

British International School, Lagos is the second most Expensive Secondary School in Nigeria and it is also located in Lagos.

This school was established in 2001 and also provides secondary education in the British curriculum to day and boarding students aged 11–18. A broad range of IGCSE and A-Level courses are also available for study.

The tuition fees are also paid in dollars but can be approximated in naira to be N4.5 million annually although, this fee includes their feeding, uniforms, textbooks, etc.

Their subject policy contains the National Curriculum for England requirements with just little modifications to reflect the international setting.

Mere looking at this school, you will find out that it is majorly patronized by foreigners, and of course, there are good numbers of Nigerians there too.

3. Grange High School, Lagos – N4.48 million

  • Address – No. 6, Harold Shodipo Crescent, GRA Ikeja, Lagos
  • Website – www.grangeschool.com

According to Wikipedia, Grange School is a ‘private’ day school in Ikeja – the capital city of Lagos State, Nigeria.

Grange School was established in 1958 by some British expatriates with the sole motive of providing an education of equivalent standard to that which can be obtained in the United Kingdom. The school’s Patron is the Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria

4. American International School, Abuja – N4.3 Million

  • Address – Plot 346 Cadastral Zone B 02, Durumi
  • Website www.aisabuja.com

The American International School of Abuja (AISA) was founded in 1993 by the agreement of some parents and the US embassy for the need to make it easy for those wanting to make their children study overseas.

This school is one of the most prominent and well respected secondary schools in Nigeria especially in the country’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

AISA tuition fee per annum is summed up at around $20,970.00. The beforementioned figure includes other smaller fees such as Application fee, Capital building fee, Annual development fee, and others.

In a recap, this secondary school is mostly for the extremely wealthy people in Nigeria and this clearly explains why they currently have little pupils of about 500 students from Pre-School to Grade 12.

5. Lekki British International High School, Lagos – N4 million

  • Address Victoria Arobieke Street, off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
  • Website lekkibritishschool.org

Lekki British International School, Lagos was the first British boarding international School in Lagos and it was established in September 2000.

This secondary school is one of the most expensive secondary schools in the country right now and registered students in this school are mandated to pay a tuition fee of $19,500 and around N200,000 as a development fee.  In other words, a student pays N4,000,300 per session, including feeding, school uniforms, hostel, Sunday wear, and textbooks.

6. Day Waterman College, Abeokuta – N3.7 million

Day Waterman College is considered a co-educational boarding school, the program of study is dedicated to students ranging from age 11 to 16 years.

It was founded in 2008, with the aim to provide world-class education and raising future leaders for the country.

Day Waterman College tuition fees are tagged at around N3.7 million per session. It is important to note that this fee is not just for tuition fees but also covers all other costs needed during the education process.

7. Greensprings School, Lagos – N3.185 million

  • Address No. 32, Olatunde Ayoola Avenue, Anthony, Lagos 
  • Website – www.greenspringsschool.com

Greensprings School, Lagos is also a British International School that was established in January 1985. This secondary school uses a rich curriculum and has achieved great academic excellence over time.

It was established to make learning enjoyable for students. These approaches and tools include the use of activity-based learning, virtual learning environment, among others.

Greensprings school’s tuition fee is N3.9 Million and of course, it is an expensive secondary school and meant for the rich.

8. Meadow Hall, Lagos – N3 million

Meadow Hall School has both junior school and secondary school in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It was founded by Mrs Kehinde Nwani in July 2002 and offers a combination of the British National Curriculum and the Nigerian Curriculum.

Being that the school is a British curriculum school, they still make sure it incorporates the Nigerian culture as well.

Meadow Hall Average tuition fee per term is N 2.7 million – N3 million. While the registration/application form costs: N10,000 for Junior School and N15,000 for the College.

9. Loyola Jesuit, Abuja – N2.8 million

Loyola Jesuit is another top expensive private secondary school in Nigeria founded in 1996.

It is alarming that this school is under the management of the Roman Catholic Church hence, it is known as a very academically selective school in Nigeria with a different application policy.

Loyola Jesuit tuition fee is N2,800,000 (N2 million) per annum for a student. This price includes all costs for living and studying of the student, including clothing, food, textbooks, and other things that may come up.

10. Hillcrest School, Jos – N2.65 million

Hillcrest School is the 10th most expensive secondary school in Nigeria with a tuition fee of around N2.65 million.

It is a co-educational day school located only in Jos, Nigeria. Although it was founded in 1942 even before some of the expensive secondary schools above, Hillcrest School tries as much as possible to make the tuition fee almost affordable being that it is sponsored by ten Christian Mission bodies.

Now that I have listed and discuss on the list of the most 10 expensive secondary schools in Nigeria, You will agree with me that these secondary schools discussed in this article are worth their fees.

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It is discovered that the product of these schools is the top students in Nigeria overall.

Now over to you, what do you think about these secondary schools? if you were opportune to go for one

Which one of these secondary schools will be your choice?. Let me know your view in the comment section below.

Written By Oyeniyi Michael Barry for flashacademy.com.ng

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