The African Media has outlined the top 10 expensive schools in Lagos. Education is very expensive in any part of the world. Nigeria has a lot schools including private and public schools.

Since education is compulsory in Nigeria, the government spends a lot on it every year. The government allocated N691.07 billion which 6.7% of the total of 2020 Nation Budget to education.

Most Nigerians believe spending lavishly on a child’s education may bring out them. Perhaps, it might be true because when you talk about good schools in Nigeria, the first thing that pops up in mind is tuition fees. Majority of good Nigerian schools are only for the high-end income earners.

Here are the 10 expensive schools in Lagos

The African Media countdowns the ten expensive schools in Lagos and their ridiculous tuition fees.

10. Down College

Dowen College is a co-education college located in Lekki, a suburb of Lagos. The college takes both boarding and day pupils and admits them between the age of 11–18 years. In 2015, the school organised a valedictory service, where outstanding students in their academy performance were rewarded.

Their tuition fees is around N2million for boarding and N1.250million for day students.

The music video for Wizkid‘s “Holla at Your Boy” was shot at Dowen College.

Notable Alumni:

  • Moet Abebe, video jockey, television presenter, actress, and catering exec
  • Tems, alt-R&B singer, songwriter and record producer


9. Chrisland College

Chrisland College, Idimu is a full boarding co-educational college, it is located on a 50-acre land in Idimu, Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. The School was founded on the 2nd of February, 1987. Over the years, we have reinforced our position as one of the leading educational institutions in Nigeria.

Chrisland College is located on a vast land of over fifty acres in the serene part of Lagos known as Idimu. The town is known for its peaceful coexistence among its neighborhood. All the facilities in the College are internationally rated high.

The school fees is N2 million annually. Fees can be paid annually or termly but on or before the first day of school. These include registration, tuition deposit, accommodation and feeding.

The College operates a full boarding system and our Dormitories are manned by competent, caring house staffs who are constantly motivated to treat the students as their own children. There are nine Dormitories; five for the boys and four for the girls, with an average of 77 students per Dormitory and 4 students per Room. The Rooms are well – ventilated and en-suite. Each of the Dormitories has a large and spacious central dining hall, reading room, well – furnished common room.

8. Atlantic Hall

Atlantic Hall is in the list of the most expensive schools in Nigeria. The students of this school are expected to pay N2.270 million a year.

This is information from the official website of the institution. These Atlantic hall fees for tuition include the costs of educational materials, a number of curriculum trips, co-curricular activities, and meals. Feea for uniform is excluded from the total of fees.

7. Corona School Secondary School Agbara

Corona Secondary School is a co-educational and residential school with the aim to create perfect students, able to express themselves and their culture in anywhere they find themselves.

The school has an ultra modern sporting facilities, medical centre, swimming pool and well equipped laboratories. Corona School Agbara is the number 7 on the list of expensive schools in Lagos with an annual school fees of N2.55 million.

6. Meadow Hall

Meadow Hall is a school, in Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria. It was founded in July 2002 and offers a combination of the British National Curriculum and the Nigerian Curriculum. Meadow Hall was founded by Mrs. Kehinde Nwani. The school is primarily a British curriculum school but makes sure it incorporates the Nigerian culture as well.

Mrs. Kehinde Nwani founded Meadow Hall in 2002. She obtained her Bachelor of Law degree from the then University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) and was called to the Nigerian Bar over 25 years ago. She practised law for about 14 years before setting up an educational institution.

What began as Meadow Hall Infant and Junior school in 2002 has since grown into a group which consists of the Infant and Junior schools on two sites (Lekki and Ikoyi) and a College in Lekki, with a total population of about 1,100 students.

The sports facilities include an Astro-turf, a 25m swimming pool and a 100m running track. The school’s annual school fees is N3million and it is the number six on the top 10 expensive schools in Lagos.

Address: Elegushi Beach Road, By the 4th Roundabout, Lagos-Epe Express Rd, Lekki.

5. Greensprings Schools

Greensprings School is a British school in Nigeria. It was established in the year 1985, in Lagos. It currently operates on the Anthony, Lekki and Ikoyi campuses. The school’s offers include Crèche, Preschool, Elementary School, Secondary School and Sixth Form.

The school started as a montessori school in January 1985, with just three (3) pupils, in the heart of Lagos mainland. At the moment, the school has 3 campuses in Lagos, with a population of over 3,500 students. The school is governed by a Board of Governors

They charge a total of N3,185,200 annually for a boarding student and N1,925,200 for a day student.

4. Lekki British International School

Lekki British School (LBS) is a British international school in Lekki, Lagos State. It serves preschool, junior school, and high school in its 25 acres (10 ha) campus. There is a boarding facility for high school students. The school was established in September 2000.

expensive schools in Lagos

As of 2013 the annual tuition for a day student is 2,911,300 Naira. As of 2013 the total cost for a boarding student is 4,000,300 Naira; the parents pay $19,500 U.S. dollars and 200,000 Naira. In 2013 Encomium Weekly ranked the school as being among the most expensive secondary schools in Lagos.

Address: Victoria Arobieke Street, off Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

3. British International School

Their annual school fees is N4,480,000 which includes feeding, uniforms, textbooks, boarding facilities, books etc.

Expensive schools in Lagos

The British International School is located within a spacious, green and tranquil environment. It provides students with an education rooted in the British National Curriculum but blended with key elements of the Nigerian provision at KS3.

Their accomplishments have seen students being rewarded with excellent examination results and being regularly recognised as producing some of the best C.I.E. academic achievers in Nigeria and, on occasions, producing the highest achievers in the world. Other students are bringing championships to the school in a range of sports including, most recently, rugby and international swimming competitions.

Address: Muri Okunola Street, Landbridge Avenue, Oniru Private Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.

2. Grange Secondary School

The annual school fees is about N4.5 million including feeding, uniform, house wear, text books  and other activities.

expensive schools in Lagos

Grange School is an all through 4 to 16 day and residential School in which pupils, teachers and parents, work and learn together.

Grange operates as a not-for-profit, co-educational, English National Curriculum, independent, day school set on beautiful grounds within the Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ikeja, on the mainland part of Lagos in Nigeria. An off-campus “House” has been included to provide a boarding service to parents and pupils. Our spacious campus includes a variety of well maintained facilities which create an attractive environment for learning.

Grange School was founded in 1958 by a group of well-meaning British expatriates, to provide education of equivalent standard to that which obtains in the UK.

Address: No. 6, Harold Shodipo Crescent, GRA Ikeja, Lagos

1.  American International School (expensive schools in Lagos)

The American International School of Lagos (AISL) is a private international coeducational school, which offers an American curriculum for all nationalities in preschool through 12th grade.

The curriculum at AISL is based on US national standards. AISL is fully accredited through the Council of International Schools and the Middle States Association.

AISL is an International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) World School. Fees here are paid only in the US Dollars. AISL is the first on the list of most expensive schools in Lagos.

The annual school Fees is about N5.5 Million including other additional fees.


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