Private Boarding Secondary Schools in Ogun State?- Ogun State is home to some of the best boarding secondary schools in Nigeria. Compared to some other States in Nigeria, many parents find secondary schools located in Ogun state and its environs the best bet for their children.
Ogun State, which has Abeokuta as its capital was founded in February 1976 and it referred to as the Gateway to Nigeria.
It borders the Republic of Benin to the East, Lagos state to the South, Ondo state to the West and Osun state to the North with twenty (20) local Governments.
Ogun state consists of both Christians and Muslims but majorly Christians and has amazing cultural events which include the “Ake Festival of Arts and Books” founded in 2013 by one of the Nigerian great writers, Lola Shoneyin.
Talking about books, there is a historic, tourist and academic presidential library owned by former Nigerian President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and even the National Library of Nigeria is located in the same state.
Below is a list of some of the best private boarding secondary Schools located in Ogun State Nigeria and its environs.
Going by the above, the schools that are featured in this list of the best private boarding secondary schools in Ogun State largely meet these criteria and even more among other boarding secondary schools in Ogun state. However, this list is not arranged in any particular order.
If you want to enrol your child in a top rated private boarding secondary school in Ogun state, you may want to consider any of the schools listed below:
Here is the list of the Top 12 Best Private Boarding Secondary Schools in Ogun State Nigeria
Top 12 Best Private Boarding Secondary Schools in Ogun State Nigeria
1. Noble House College, Abeokuta
Nobelhouse College is one of the reputed and sough-after secondary schools in Ogun state with boarding facilities.
The school provides outstanding, world-class education to children ranging from 10-16 of different nationalities, seated on an expansive 63 acres of land. They have a low student-teacher ratio and they inculcate in their students morals, a responsibility to the environment and the less privileged in the community.
Nobelhouse College has thriving boarding houses with boys and girls housed in separate hostels and supervised by senior hostel personnel. The hostels preserve some measure of privacy whilst at the same time engendering a spirit of community.
The school is located at Olusegun Obasanjo Hilltop GRA, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Learn more about Noble House College
2. The Bells Comprehensive secondary Schools, Ota
Owned by the former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, The Bells Comprehensive secondary school was founded in 1991. The Bells Comprehensive Secondary Schools (one for boys, one for girls and one for day) are spread across sixty-five (65) acres of undulating landscape on Idiroko Road in Ota, Ogun State.
The school is founded on the premise that “no child is unteachable”. That is why the school is open to students from all over Nigeria and abroad.
Ota, an industrial town, shares boundary with Lagos and is easily accessible from all parts of the country by road. It is under an hour’s drive from Murtala Muhammed Local and International Airports in Ikeja, Lagos.
Students are accommodated in comfortable boarding houses with facilities for about one thousand five hundred (1, 500) students
Learn more about The Bells Comprehensive School
3. Corona Secondary School, Agbara
Corona Secondary School is a co- educational secondary school located in ideal residential areas conducive for learning across Lagos State.
One of their boarding secondary schools located at Agbara, Ogun State is one its type in Ogun State.
The school caters to a multicultural student’s community. Corona Secondary School, Agbara is located on a scenic 2.3 hectare campus in the serene and beautiful Agbara Estate.
Corona Secondary School was one of the painstakingly selected schools around the globe to be welcomed into the fold of the prestigious association of schools in 2017. The accreditation attests to the school’s sturdy commitment to the development of the total child.
Learn more about the school
4. Mayflower Ikenne
Mayflower School was founded in January 27, 1956 by Dr. Tai Solarin, a Nigerian educator, humanist and civil rights pioneer – arguably one of the oldest and well reputed private secondary schools in Nigeria.
Mayflower Private School is the private institution run by the family of Dr. and Mrs. Tai Solarin.
The school offers full boarding school education for your child from Primary One to Senior Secondary School 3 and presenting candidates for WAEC, NECO, and JAMB.
Their faculty is composed of university graduates in both our Junior Secondary Schools and Senior Secondary Schools, some with post graduate degrees.
Mayflower Ikenne offers complementary activities that will enhance their student’s growth in education, sports, music, drama, and societies that develop vocational skills as well as after school coaching and lessons as needed.
The school is reputed to possess of one of the largest school campuses of any secondary school in the country, and is a household name in education in Nigeria.
5. Day Waterman College, Abeokuta
Day Waterman College (DWC) is a purpose built, co-educational boarding school of 500 students aged 11 to 16. The College is set on 35 hectares of natural landscape in Asu Village, near Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria, less than an hour drive from Lagos.
The College offers world-class facilities in an environment with a natural, peaceful and focused setting. These facilities and equipment of outstanding quality have been provided to support the learning environment, including access to safe recreational areas.
Their boarding facilities are world-class and next to none in Nigeria.
Day Waterman College provides outstanding education that inspires leadership traits as it focuses on the individual child’s ability to excel in the global world. The College is designed to educate young people to become leaders who will be at the forefront of the rapid economic and social development sweeping through Nigeria and the world.
The students at Day Waterman College primarily proceed to a range of higher or further educational institutions in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, South Africa and other Europe countries and study towards a variety of qualifications and certifications including A levels, Foundation Diplomas, International Baccalaureate, SATs, High School Matriculation and European Baccalaureate.
Learn more about the school
6. City of Knowledge Academy (CKA)
Ijebu-Ode is the Chief town and capital of the Ijebu Kingdom, the 2nd largest city in Ogun State comprises this beautiful school that supports both the contemporary and integrated approach of teaching and learning. It is usually referred to as the school with the lake because of the marvellous artificial lake in the middle of the school.
This school was founded in the year 2013 by a business leader and administrator, who is a graduate of Economics from the University of Ibadan, a fellow in the Institute of chartered accountants of Nigeria, alumnus of Harvard Business school USA and alumnus of International Institute for management and business development (IMD) Lausanne, Switzerland, amongst others, Mrs Mosun Belo-Olusoga. Mind you, I stretched her records for you to see reasons with me on why I earlier mentioned that Ogun State people are book inclined.
This is basically a boarding secondary school and an award-winning school of categories such as American Mathematics and Microsoft certifications in Words and PowerPoint.
Their school fee ranges from 751,000- 1,000,000 per term. CKA also awards scholarship in various categories and levels, they also have a group and individual sponsors.
Find more information about the school
7. Folarin Dalley, Abeokua
Folarin Dalley International College is a citadel of learning with a vision to providing qualitative education to young minds, embedding quality moral and academic standards in each student, making them stand out as second to none.
The school was founded in 2001, and the school’s founding mission is to give qualitative education that would help to expand not only the cognitive horizon but also the affective and psychomotor domains of learning of each child.
The school’s boarding facilities are a beauty to behold, little wonder many parents would rather have their parents housed their while they learn.
Folarin Dalley became a Cambridge Associate School in 2017 and now run both British and Nigerian curricula.
The school is located at 1 FDIC Close, Opposite Governor’s Office, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria. Learn more about the school
8. Mueenat International Academy
In 2015 a school that aims at preparing pupils for useful living within the society was established, that is to say, that Mueenat has good intentions for our society as their students hold a reliable future.
They practice both Western and Islamic education and is located in Abeokuta same town that holds notable organisations in Nigeria. They are believers, their motto reads: Aim high and pray, no doubt that their standard of education is internationally based. Aside from academics, they are taught Islamic and moral values.
They have both day and boarding school.
In 2018, Mueenat came second in the Muslim Student Society of Nigeria.
School fees range from N50,000-N150,000. Learn more here
9. Vine Crest College
As funny as this may sound, the people of Iperu-Remo has Ebiripo (a traditional meal made from cocoa yam), Ikokore (a delicacy shared by the majority of Ijebu people) and Ojojo to offer you, on the contrary Mrs. Folasade Oluwatoyin Philips (FOP) has wooden stem plant related to grapevine (Vine) and a crown (Crest) to offer you as in a sphere of academics so to teach inspire and nurture your children while they also enjoy what the town has in stock. On the 5th of October, 2017 the school which has taken Jesus Christ as their model, was established as a co-educational boarding school with an American curriculum.
It offers admission to other faiths who are not Christians but are willing to abide in the religious values and teachings they carry out.
School fees is at least N1,000,000. Learn more
10. The Ambassadors College
Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it” was the bases on which Home of Mathematics Champions (School’s nickname) was built on the 14th of September 1998 in Ota town.
It is a co-educational award-winning school that consists of a nursery, a primary and secondary school with day and boarding facilities.
Juliet Ekoko and Ayoola Oguntade made the school top Cowbellpedia Mathematics Quiz Competition as it earned the candidates N1,000,000 each and an all-expense paid education excursion outside the country according to The Guardian news.
Oh well, their motto which says “Where God helps us to make a total child” has and is still manifesting as some parents reviews qualify it.
“The school challenges the children to compete healthily and aim to the best, I have seen a great improvement in my children just in two terms” -John Akindowale.
This school has won awards such as British council, Waec, National Spelling Bee and others.
School fees range from N301,000- N500,000 with sibling discount available. Learn more
11. Jextoban Secondary School
In the year 1995 on a perfect day as the 9th of January, Jextoban was established and has been a source of joy to tap from far and beyond Ibafo, Ogun State as the school extends to Lagos state somewhere in Ketu.
The founder Pastor and Mrs E.A Ojo made of it a Christian learning environment with twenty-five students (25) class size, comprises both day and boarding and has an amazing 5% sibling discounts, Tuition fee range per term is N301,000-N500,000. Learn more here.
12. Trinity International College (TIC)
This school fondly called TRICOL was established on the 10th of May, 1995 and later moved to 72 acres of land in the year 1998. It has a boarding secondary school in Ofada.
TIC has bagged Laurel awards, acquired good results locally and internationally.
Among competitions won are the Nigerian International Secondary Schools Model United Nations (NISSMUN), International Biology Olympiad (Iran, 2018), International Physics (Indonesia, 2017), World Youth Scrabble (France, 2017), Cambridge IGCSE/GCE O’level top country award winners in Physics, Art and Design, Biology, Mathematics and English Language (2016), to mention a few.
Their target is to close the gap between the present and future of a child. They have over eight hundred (800) students who attend the school. Tuition fee ranges from N501,000- N750,000, a sibling discount of 12.5% is being granted to the 3rd sibling. Learn more here.
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