5 Best Secondary Schools In Jos
Jos is a northern city that is not only known for mining of tin but also for its giant strides in the education sector. Jos is home to some of the best secondary schools in Nigeria. On this essay, I put together a list of the 5 best secondary schools in Jos. The list is based on the schools with the best facilities, qualified teaching and non-teaching staff and consistent record of good performance in internal and external examinations.
1. Hillcrest School
The primary purpose of this school is providing Christian perspectives in the context of education and shaping their students towards a personal and genuine relationship with God.
Hillcrest school was founded in 1942 as a boarding school for missionary kids. The school now has students from within and outside the country. Over the years, the school has produced students who have excelled both in learning and character. Awards are given to students annually, who have rendered themselves to serve as prefects, piano teachers, Sunday school teachers, Library assistants and language teachers.
The school has modern facilities which they use for the purpose of teaching and learning.
To get admission to this school, you will need to purchase an application form from the school’s admission secretary with a non-refundable ₦20,000. Then an interview will be scheduled for qualified students.
Hillcrest school is one of the most expensive schools in Nigeria with school fee ranging from 2.5 million naira.
2. Hosanna International College
Hosanna International College is a co-educational post primary school with modern boarding facilities that afford their students conducive environment for learning. They offer courses on science, art, commercial, technical and vocational subjects.
The school was established by a seasoned scholar and educationist Dr (Mrs) Ade Falade in 2008. They have modern computer and science laboratory where their students carry out practicals. Hosanna International College Jos also have a standard field for sports and a big library.
For admission and other enquiries, you can always contact them by sending an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. You can also visit the school at Plot 11879 Gold & Base, Rayfield, Jos.
3. Adonai Vine School
Also known as AVS or “the Vines” is a school that has a vision of raising students that will not only be useful to themselves but to the society at large.
The school was established on 2nd of October, 2007 as a boarding school with the aim of producing students with leadership qualities borne out of self-discipline and honesty. Since then, Adonai Vine School have been consistent in producing students with very good results in WAEC, NECO and JAMB.
4. Baptist High School
Baptist High School started its academic activities on the 14th of February, 1961 in old miner’s camp which is in a village near Yelwa. The school that started with three members of staff and thirty students have become one of the leading secondary schools in Jos. The school later moved to its permanent site opposite the University of Jos.
Baptist High School is one of the best secondary schools in Jos because of their numerous teaching and learning facilities. These facilities include an e-library, three football fields, computer and science laboratories, chapel, multi-purpose hall, dining hall and dormitories for both male and female students.
5. Aristocrats High School
Aristocrats High School is the last school on my list of the 5 best secondary schools in Jos. Their teaching style is unique as they try to combine both the Nigerian and British curriculum.
The school have up-to-date teaching materials and resources used in imparting sufficient knowledge that is capable of making their students the best in any field they find themselves.
Their visions include producing students with the skills to help in nation building and producing entrepreneurs that will help in reducing the level of unemployment in the country.
For admission into the school, you should visit No 20 Resort Road, Jos, Plateau State.