List of Most Expensive Secondary Schools in Nigeria, Their Breathtaking Tuition Fees Emerge

Based on their tuition fees, some secondary schools in Nigeria are clearly off-limits to children from middle-class families in the country.

Most, if not all, of the schools in this category follow the British and American curricula, which are international educational standards that capture modern reform and trends in all areas of life.

Tuition fees for some very expensive schools in Nigeria can be as high as 6 million naira a year (Picture: @Nairametrics)
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In ascending order, the schools are as follows:

1. American International School of Lagos (AISL)

Founded in 1964, American International School is for students in kindergarten through 12th grade, where high school students earn an American High School Diploma, with the option of earning an International Baccalaureate Diploma.

The students at the school (population over 600) are mostly Americans while others are Indians, British, Nigerians, Canadians, South Africans, Israelis, Lebanese and Dutch ( Netherlands). The other students come from more than 50 different countries.

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Tuition is $28,049 for middle school and $32,165 for high school (2022/23 academic session).

2. British International School (BIS)

Located on Victoria Island, Lagos, and founded in 2001, BIS is a coeducational multinational school for day and boarding students aged 11-18.

BIS is one of the most expensive schools in Nigeria, having established itself as a leading British-style educational institution with no more than 20 students in a class.

Students are prepared for IGCSE and Advanced Level Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) courses.

Tuition fees are around 6.1 million naira for day students and 8.1 million naira for boarding schools.

3. British International School of Lekki

Famous as the first British boarding school in Nigeria established in September 2000 at Lekki Phase 1, Lekki British International School’s mission is to create an environment where students can discover and develop their potential.

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Tuition fees at Lekki British International School are approximately 4.6 million naira per year for day students and 6.8 million naira for boarders each year.

4. Barn School

Founded in 1958 with the aim of providing a suitable education according to the UK’s National English Curriculum, the school is an independent, coeducational, non-profit day university institution. It is located at Ikeja GRA, Lagos, Nigeria.

There are 430 boys and girls in the primary section of Grange School, which includes the Reception Class up to Year 6, aged 4-11. The secondary phase runs from grades 7 to 11 with approximately 326 students aged 11 to 16 and older.

The school charges about 4.5 million naira for day students and 6.5 million naira for boarders each year.

5. Waterman College Day

The college was founded in 2008 and is located in the village of Asu, near Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria.

There are approximately 500 students, aged 11 to 16, attending this school.

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The college’s mission is to develop young people into leaders who will create needed change in their country, which is why students are encouraged to participate in the large and varied extracurricular program.

Day Waterman College tuition is N5.3 million per session and is for boarding students only.

6. Meadow Hall School, Lagos

Meadow Hall, established in 2002 and located in Lekki II, is a coeducational facility that uses an integrated curriculum of Nigerian and British content.

The fee is around 3.2 million naira for day students and 5 million for boarders per session.

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