5 Best Secondary Schools In Kwara State
With new challenges coming up every day, education is indeed nothing short of a necessity in today’s world. The knowledge and skills acquired through the learning process cannot be taken for granted, and to become a successful individual, the foundation is of utmost importance.
The Secondary education phase of an individual life is a very crucial stage as it is the time an individual in most cases becomes an adolescent or is transitioning into adulthood, and whatever decisions or actions taken or imbibed by them can either make or mar their future.
Bearing this in mind, it is a fact that parents/guardians want the best for their ward(s). If you’re one of these parents, here is a list of the best secondary schools in Kwara state that can guarantee money for service and secure the future of the children.
1. Roemichs International School
Roemichs International School was founded in 2006 by Chief Mrs Jumoke Herb. Situated in a serene and conducive environment at the heart of Ilorin, Roemichs International school offers the best learning techniques while remaining accessible for both day and boarding students alike.
It boasts of state of the art facilities; well equipped laboratories, standard sporting facilities to enable the students learn and develop both academically and physically. Roemichs International School is committed in policy and practice to the delivery of the National Curriculum of England and Wales whilst fulfilling the requirements set out by the National Policy of Education in Nigeria and meeting the syllabi of West African examinations. It also fulfills the requirements of Cambridge International Examinations and as such offers IGCSE and Advanced level examinations.
The Average tuition per term in Roemichs International School is around ₦500,000 per ward.
Roemichs International School has received awards like the award for 1st place in Kwara state entrepreneurship program in 2012 and the NECO award of excellence for highest grade in English Language in 2013.
2. Effective International School
Effective International School located along University Road, Tanke, Ilorin was established in October 1994 with the sole aim and objective of providing quality education for children across Ilorin and Kwara state as a whole. Equipped with standard laboratories and use of effective practical classes, well-motivated and result oriented staff and learning that is ensured in a conducive environment, Effective International College has lived up to its name as one of the leading schools in Ilorin, Kwara state.
The tuition paid in the school is around 65 thousand naira to 80 thousand naira per term.
Effective International School has received prizes such as the 1st place prize at the Femtech ICT Competition in Kwara and the best performing Nigerian student at International Junior Science Olympiads held in India, in 2013.
Aligning itself with the globally accepted education standard and the (9-3-4) National policy on education, Effective International College is definitely a secondary school to look out for one’s ward in Ilorin.
3. Sapati International School
Sapati International Group of Schools located along Ajase Ipo Road in Ilorin is another top notch school in Kwara state .The school offers a broad based curriculum incorporating the British and American system of education into their style of education as well as process of ensuring academic excellence. The school is well known for the incorporation of entrepreneurial skills into her curriculum and offers one of the very best boarding school services in the state coupled with provision of adequate security and 24/7 electricity supply.
Sapati International School is also well known for organizing educative and enlightening excursions for her students to visit various historical and academic related sites across the country.
Sapati International School’s fees are around a hundred thousand naira for Day students and 150 thousand naira for boarding students.
4. Union Baptist Grammar School
Established in 1994 with the motto “Study to show yourself approved”, Union Baptist is a Baptist Church funded secondary school which has proven itself to be one of the best secondary schools in Ilorin. With a student population of over a thousand, the provision of basic amenities to aid the furtherance of quality education and assist the students to ensure quality performance in extracurricular activities and sports, Union Baptist Grammar School has found a way into the hearts of many parents and guardians who now entrust their wards and kids in her hands.
Maintaining a very disciplined and principled stance as well as consistently producing one of the best SSCE results in Kwara state with a pass rate of 96 percent since its establishment, Union Baptist prides itself as a top notch secondary school in Kwara state with awards like the third best NECO results in 2012 and the 2nd place at the International Science Olympiads in Brazil in 2010.
School fees start at around 70 thousand naira for day students to a hundred and twenty thousand naira for boarding students.
5. Thomas Adewunmi College
Thomas Adewunmi College situated in Oko, Omu aran, Kwara state is one of the best secondary schools in Kwara state. Established in September 1997 with the mandate of nourishing individual ability and fast tracking intellectual growth, Thomas Adewunmi College boasts of state of the art facilities, well equipped laboratories, sporting facilities, boarding facilities and a world class curriculum styled after the British curriculum and system of education. The school is renowned for its exceptional funding and interest of the authorities and students in science and research.
The SSCE pass rate is 90℅.
Tuition fee is between 200 thousand naira to 250 thousand naira per term.
Thomas Adewunmi College has lived up to expectation. It has won numerous awards including the 1st place award in the National Debate Competition in 2014, 1st place award in the KWARA JETS QUIZ and National Champion in the Microsoft word competition of 2007.