5 Best Secondary Schools In Kogi State
Since the modern system of learning entrusted schools with the sensitive task of raising the younger generation, a number of institutions in Kogi state have risen to take up the challenge. Amidst this great number, it’s only a few that have distinguished themselves in the process of carrying out the mission.
The list below contains the 5 best secondary schools in Kogi state, their locations, their facilities and their achievements to enable parents and guardians know where to look when hunting for the best secondary school for their wards or children.
1. Al-Ahzar International College Lokoja
Al-Ahzar international college is located in Zango Daji in a serene environment that passes for the most suitable place for learning. It was established in September 2010 to provide quality secondary education for boys and girls, with boarding and day facilities.
The vision of the school is to become a world-renowned institution devoted to grooming disciplined leaders who will champion a new world of development.To achieve this Goal, the school is run by a board of governors who formulates policies to be executed by an administrator and a principal both appointed by the Board.
At AIC, education is aligned with ICT.
The school curriculum is designed to prepare the students for national and international examinations.
Some of the facilities that put AIC on top are standard classroom blocks, audio-visual teaching aid, sport and recreation facilities, sickbay, 200 capacity ICT laboratory, science Laboratory, library with wide range of book collections, comfortable hostels, and transportation for day students. The school also have a mini farm that exposes the students to a first-hand learning experience in animal science.
The teaching and non-teaching staff at the school are committed to the success of the student and the security in AIC is guaranteed. AIC has proven to be a haven of intellectual, moral, physical development and academic excellence.
2. Nigerian Navy Secondary School Okura
The Nigerian navy does not only protect the waterways or engage in warfare. It is also saddled with the responsibility of education her workforce. To ensure this is done, the Nigerian Navy Directorate of Education has several educational institutions across the nation with aim of producing more effective military workforce.
One of such institutions is NNSS Okura. Although, NNSS Okura like other Navy secondary schools serve as an institution of learning for children/wards of serving and retired Navy personnel, civilians who prefer education in a military environment are still accepted.
NNSS Okura was established in 2015 as the number seventh Navy secondary school in the nation. Like other, it is aimed at providing qualitative education to students at secondary level. Located in a homely environment, NNSS is a full boarding school with both military and civilian staff.
The school is equipped with modern learning facilities, sports facilities, hostel accommodation, portable water and constant electricity. In addition, security is provided by naval personnel and civilians as well.
The students of NNSS are given qualitative education sandwich with military discipline.
3. Kingdom Comprehensive School Ajaokuta
Kingdom comprehensive school Ajaokuta is the secondary school arm of Our heritage group school. It is located in Kaduna estate Ajaokuta. It was founded in 2013 by Heritage gospel Church Ajaokuta. The vision of the elders and the overseer of the church Pastor Joshua Abiona to improve the educational system in the state gave birth to KCSA.
Some of the facilities in the school are; library, science laboratory, dining hall and recreational facilities. KCSA has a set of dedicated staff working to execute the vision of the founders.
It is mandatory for students to wear school uniforms. That why they are provided with brown trouser/skirt and white top for junior secondary while the senior students wear dove-gray trouser/skirt and white top with a grey jacket.
4. Harmony Secondary School Lokoja
Harmony secondary school Lokoja is one of the oldest privately owned secondary schools in Lokoja. Established about three decades ago, it has a long record of success in secondary school education. HSS is located opposite phase II Lokogoma Housing estate, Murtala Mohammed way Lokoja Kogi state.
Over the years, HSS have experienced vast infrastructural development which gave her an edge over other schools in the metropolis. In addition, their longtime experience has made it possible for the school to come up with other methods of enhancing the education of young people through special programmes like JAMB class, computer training, national and international external Exam preparatory classes, Adult class etc; all designed to fit into normal school timing.
Students in HSS enjoy standard science laboratories, library, modern teaching aid, ICT and sports facilities amongst other.
5. Julitola International School Lokoja
Julitola International school is another school in Kogi state with success stories in educating teenagers. Located at No. 62 block 21 plot 1 crusher, along Okene road Lokoja.
The school was established to give education pack with self-reliance training to young people so they can thrive with ease in our changing world.
The school is located in a safe neighbourhood with properly planned and constructed blocks of classrooms. Their teachers are qualified.
Students of JISL have displayed exceptional quality in several competitions within the state. They are also exposed to extra-curricular activities to further enhance their learning. All work without play they say makes Jack a dull boy, therefore; recreation at JISL is very important as the children have access to standard indoor and outdoor sports facilities and inter-house sports competition.