In carrying out the most rewarding role of parenting, perhaps a few decisions would be as important – to both a parent and a child , as the choice of the school a child would attend, especially at the elementary, primary, and secondary school levels. However, making a school choice has never been more challenging for parents.There are lots of factors and indexes to consider before making those choices.We have taken upon our selves to ease the burden on parents by ranking the top performing schools for their perusal.
The ranking for the Top 10 Best Secondary Schools In Nigeria in 2021 is particularly intriguing as the Codvid-19 greatly impacted the education system in Nigeria,however our team of experts came with a perfect ranking based on three major parameters name;
- Students’ performance in national and international examinations in the last one year. Recent awards and recognitions were also assessed alongside.
- Quality of alumni in the last one year in terms of verifiable contributions to humanity, verifiable positions in top organisations, entrepreneurship, admissions in top universities etc.
- School leadership in terms of experience and skills of the school management and board
Find below a summary of the schools who made the list:
10. Hallmark Secondary School, Ondo
Hallmark Secondary School, Ondo is a co-education school with a boarding system that runs a strictly rich national British Curriculum design. The school was established some 25 years ago and has since been championing the course of excellence.
In 2020 Hallmark secondary school was awarded the Southwestern school of the decade by the Southwest Nigeria excellence award. Their student, Akinwonmi Ayobami had the best UTME result in Ondo State in 2019, while in the same year, the school took the fourth position at the National Science Fair Competition held in Abuja.
Many of the Alumni of Hallmark International school are placed in top schools in Nigeria and abroad and continue to bear the light wherever they go.
Hallmark of directors is chaired by Pastor Mrs. Aralola Faturoti the founder and proprietress of the school. She is a seasoned and experienced educator and administrator with over 50 years’ experience in education.
9. Graceland International School, Port Harcourt
Graceland international school Port Harcourt ranks one of the best schools in Nigeria in 2021. In the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), 93% of Graceland students had credit-pass and above including English language and Mathematics, while 85% of students had the distinction and 15% of students had credit in English language making 100% pass in the English Language.
Graduates of Graceland International school have gained admission to schools in the UK and US such as Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Kentucky, Georgia Institute of Technology, University of South Florida, University of Southern Georgia, among many other top-ranking world universities.
The school has won many awards locally and internationally including Two times gold medalists from Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad. Six times winner of National Cowbell Competition, serial winner (in Nigeria) of American Mathematics Competition 12 for 6 consecutive years – 2014-2019, among many others.