You will find some of the best secondary schools in Nigeria in the city of Abuja. This is not surprising, Abuja being one of the most prestigious states in Nigeria.
Since December 1991 when the state became the Federal capital, it has attracted hundreds of thousands of Nigerians and foreign residents alike. According to a recent research, Abuja presently has a population of 3,095,118. By the year 2035, this number is expected to have doubled with 6,071,282 million people.
With the rising population is an accompanying increase in the number of academic institutions created in the state. To meet the growing need for quality education in the state, thousands of private schools have emerged.
This list explores some of the best secondary schools in Abuja. If you have just relocated to Abuja and you are looking for a suitable top school for your child, feel free to check out the schools we have listed below.
Please note that this list is in no particular order.
1. Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja
Loyola Jesuit College is a co-educational boarding secondary school in the Jesuit tradition. The college opened with JSS-1 in 1996, and now has over 600 students in JSS-1 to SSS-3.
It is a full boarding school, with teaching and supervision from members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in collaboration with the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus and dedicated lay teachers and staff.
Address: No GM 211B, Loyola College Road, Gidan Mangoro, Abuja Municipal Area Council,, Abuja
Phone No: 09 315 0175
2. The Regent College, Abuja
The Regent College Abuja is a sixth form institution of further education, offering a range of carefully crafted courses that meet the standards of international universities in the UK, USA, Canada, Dubai, Europe, Australia and the Caribbean.
Address: 1 Euphrates Cres, Maitama, Abuja
Phone No: 0705 565 143
3. Capital Science Academy, Abuja
Capital Science Academy is a co-educational international and boarding Secondary school which offers both Nigerian and British curricula in a beautiful and secluded fifty-hectare campus.
Capital Science Academy was founded in 2003 and is, therefore, one of the longest-established private boarding schools in the area. Over the years, the school has grown and developed, using to the full the beautiful and secluded fifty-hectare campus that we enjoy.
Address: P.M.B. 5148, Wuse – Abuja.
Phone No: 0809 649 6475
4. American International School, Abuja
The American International School of Abuja is an American-accredited international school that has been open since 1993. The school boasts as one of the top schools in Abuja.
The school has approximately 500 students from Pre-School to Grade 12 and truly is an international school with over 30 nationalities represented in our student population.
They are located at Plot 346 Cadastral Zone B 02 Durumi, Abuja.
Phone No: 0805 054 9963
5. Lead British International School, Abuja
LBIS Abuja is a co-educational boarding and day school with branches in Ibadan and Abuja.
It Abuja branch has been in existence for more than 10 years. They foster a love of learning by providing a challenging, rich and broad education. The schools enrol pupils and students into early years, primary, and secondary and also create learning space for Pre-University.
LBIS is located at Aliyu Mustdafa Street (Opp Trafford Hotel) Off Wole Soyinka Avenue (2nd Avenue), Gwarinpa, P.M.B 5334, Wuse, Abuja – Nigeria.
6. Whiteplains British School, Abuja
Whiteplains British School, Abuja is a co-educational boarding and day school recognized as one of the best in Abuja. It was founded in 2007 by a group of entrepreneurial minded persons within and outside Nigeria some of whom were either related by school experience or family ties. Address:
The school is located at Jabi-Abuja.
7. Glisten International Academy, Abuja
Glisten International Academy is a co-educational boarding and day school. It was accredited by the Department of Policy and Implementation in 2007 and has grown since then to become one of the best schools in Abuja.
The school is located at 6 Amisi Musa Street, off Alex Ekwueme Way, Jabi, Abuja.
Phone number: 08069079371
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8. The Centagon International School, Abuja
The School officially admitted its first batch of students to commence academic activities in September 2010, giving students great opportunities to grow, as well as discover their unique gifts and academic talent.
The school serves Pre – Kindergarten through Secondary School graduation levels.
The school is located at 29/31, Mississippi Street, Maitama – Abuja, Nigeria
PHONE NO: +234-9-2903397
9. Funtaj International School, Abuja
Funtaj International School is a co-educational boarding and day school with day and boarding facilities. The school is arguably one of the best secondary schools in Abuja.
They are located at 584 David Jemibewon Crescent, off Oladipo Diya Road, Abuja
You can find out about their admission procedure and other details at Edukso.com http://www.edusko.com/school/funtaj-international-school-abuja
10 Premiere Academy, Abuja
Premiere Academy is a co-educational school with boarding facilities. It was founded on 15th October 2005. It was founded with the sole aim of building leaders that impact the world positively.
Premiere Academy, Abuja is located at Premiere Street, Federal Housing Authority, Lugbe, Abuja.
11. Nigerian Turkish International College
The school started with 14 students in 1998 and has risen to be among the best schools in Abuja and Nigeria altogether. The school offers quality education using Nigerian Education using the Nigerian Academic Curriculum.
The school is located at Ahmadu Bello Way By Kashim Ibrahim Way, Wuse 2
Phone Number: 0805 190 8030
12. International Community School, Abuja
The International Community School is a co-educational institution offering day and boarding facilities.
It was founded in 1998 with a vision to provide a Christian international education for both the expatriate and Nigerian community.
From a humble beginning of just eight students it has grown to become a full early years, elementary and secondary school of over 500 students from approximately 40 countries.
The school welcomes students from accepts students from Playgroup to grade 12.
ICS is located at Plot No. 75, Off Citec Road, Dakibiyu, Abuja- Nigeria.
13. Faith Academy, Abuja
Faith Academy, Goshen is a full boarding Co-educational Christian Mission Secondary School established on October 25th 2010 for Academic Excellence, Spirituality and Creativity.
It is located in Goshen City along Abuja-Keffi Express Road, which is about 26 kilometers away from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Faith Academy, Abuja is arguably one of the most sought after Christian schools in the FCT.