Top 10 Best secondary schools in Ekiti State

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Schools in Ekiti


Top 10 Best secondary schools in Ado Ekiti

Education is the best gift any parent can give to their children. Most parents, having this truism in mind would make great sacrifices to provide quality education for their wards.

Whether at pre-school level; secondary school level or even at higher education stage, it is imperative for every loving parents to make the right school choices for their children in order to provide not only access to good education for their kids but opportunity of a better future.

There are thousands of secondary schools spread all across the different states in Nigeria. It is no longer news that the majority of these schools are not match with schools in developed parts of the world.

But even at that, there are some good secondary schools in Nigeria that their students would compete favourably with children from other climes. Those schools are spread all across the country and Ekiti state is not an exception.

If you are a parent looking for good school for your child in Ekiti and its environs, the list of the best secondary schools in Ado Ekiti and its environs is a good guide for you to find some of the good schools in Ado.

The list of the leading secondary schools in Ado-Ekiti and its environs below is in no particular order.

Top 10 Best secondary schools in Ado Ekiti

  1. Petoa City College, Ado

Petoa City College is one of the bees secondary schools in Ekiti.

The establishment of Potea City College as an academic field is specifically to provide sound education for our teaming students across the nation.

The demand for holistic education that will make students most preferred in their chosen career later in life is paramount to the school.

Petoa City College was established in 2005 almost a decade after the Petoa Nursery and Primary school was mid-wifed.

The establishment of Petoa City College was precipitated by various mind-boggling academic performances recorded by the Pupils in the Nursery/Primary Section over the decade.

The crucial need to perpetuate the success of the Nursery/Primary section led to motivations from parents, friends and various stakeholders for the establishment of a Petoa Secondary school.

Potea is located in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State

  1. Seed of Grace International College, Ado-Ekiti

The Seed of Grace International College owned by the name of Jesus Ministries Int’l is a private co-educational Christian college with boarding and other educational facilities.

The international college is set within 200 plots of land located few kilometers away from the noise and distraction of the capital city (Ado-Ekiti)

It is a co-educational Christian secondary school with a mission to train students who will excel through the wisdom attained from the fear of the Lord.

Their operations are therefore based on biblical principles as we believe every child matters to God. Therefore, they are valued and treated with respect.

The school intends to be reference point in the provision of qualitative and self-reliant education for children in this nation as we develop the potential that resides in each of our students.

The college is blessed with a crop of qualified, dedicated, talented and experienced Christian teachers who will impart Christian moral and academic education of the highest standard into the students.

They are supported by a group of dedicated, high profile board of advisers and council members, thus offering an excellent structured system of pastoral care with quality academic standard along with personal development.

Address: Km 4, Afao Road Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria.




  1. Shepherd International College, Ado Ekiti

The school, Shepherd International College, was established on 19th September, 2005. At the inception of the school, there was a total number of five students: three males and two females but today through the help of God, the school has increased tremendously.

A government approved private secondary school established to provide qualitative and wholesome education of high international standard to the young ones.

It is a co-education institute where talents are nurtured, morals boosted and leader’s groomed towards a better society. The school is located in a tranquil, cool and green landscape of Omisanjana, Ado-Ekiti the capital of Ekiti state. It is a security conscious environment and very conducive for learning.

  1. Matter Chrisi Girls High School, Igege Ekiti

Matter Christi Girls High School is the best Girls Only in Ekit State and arguably one of the best in Nigeria.

The school provides a Catholic education with a learning community committed to academic excellent; bringing a girl child to her full potential in a safe and conducive environment under the spiritual guidance of the sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ called to serve God and humanity in humility and compassion.

Mater Christi Catholic Girls' High School, Igede Ekiti was established on 29th September, 1997, eleven months after the creation of Ekiti State out of the old Ondo State; It gave a welcome fillip to the educational system in Nigeria, from the fountain of knowledge, which provided an apt springboard for surgical restructuring that pulled out our educational system that had been in the doldrums for many years.

The school is located in Igede Ekiti.

  1. Holy Child Catholic Secondary school, Ado, Ekiti

Another one of the top schools in Ekiti is Holy Child Catholic School.

Holy Child Catholic Secondary School, Ado Ekiti a co-educational Catholic institution, was founded in 1995. Both male and female students are admitted into the school for formation.

By Design, "Holy Child" as the school is commonly called, is established to cater for the moral upbringing of children under its control and also to let the children realize their potentials through academic excellence.

Drawn from this, the motto of the school is "For Christ and Excellence". The motto has become a philosophy of life for both staff and students of this noble institution.

Holy Child Catholic Secondary School, Ado-Ekiti is an enviable citadel of learning within and outside Ekiti State of Nigeria. Our catchment area extends beyond the confines of this country. We have students from the United States of America and the United Kingdom. We make bold to state that our school is of international standard.

Address: P. O. Box 136, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. Nigeria

  1. Harmony International School, Ado Ekiti

At Harmony International School, Ado Ekiti, they strive to make Harmony a centre of competent teachers, state-of-the-art infrastructure and efficient administration.

We provide a safe and supportive environment for students - a perfect balance of academics, sports, skill/artistic and social opportunities and try to make learning a joyful experience.

With us your child will be ready to step into the global society with dignity, honor and integrity. Our students will have deep roots along with a set of strong wings which may carry them far and wide but still continue nourishing with rich moral value.

 Fountain International High School

Fountain International High School established by an experienced educationist, Mr S.A Abayomi in September 1998 to meet the yearning of parent and children who seek a wholesome education in a co-educational environment either as a resident or day learner.

  1. Christ school, Ado Ekiti

Christ's School, Ado Ekiti is a day and boarding, government-owned secondary school located in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Originally conceived as a boys school, it attained a co-educational status when, in 1966, it was merged with its girls arm, known then as Ekiti Anglican Girls Secondary School (EAGSS).

However, it runs today as a boy’s school, independent of the girls arm, situated directly opposite to it.

It was founded on 30 June 1933 by the British missionary, Archdeacon Henry Dallimore. Originally christened 'Ekiti Central School,' it began as a co-educational secondary school, taking students into classes V and VI.

It took the name, 'Christ's School, Ado Ekiti,' following the recommendation of Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon, the governor of then Northern and Southern Protectorates of Nigeria.

  1. Federal Government College, Ikole

The College offers a comprehensive and all-embracing curriculum for academic excellence and total development of its students. The school promotes the THREE domains – Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor. At the cognitive level, three years of Junior Secondary education leads to the award of Basic Education Certificate.

Location: Ikole Ekiti, Ado Ekiti

  1. Chris Girls School
  2. Others.

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