Ibadan has always been known for the home of best secondary schools in Nigeria due to the quality education received by students in most of the schools in the state. However, some secondary schools stand out others because of their consistency in remaining the best.
There are two schools in Ibadan known to be the best secondary schools according to their performance in WAEC result, NECO result, and Cowbell mathematics competition. These schools are Oritamefa Baptist Model Schools (OBMS) and Air Force Comprehensive High School, Iyana-Offa, Ibadan.
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The other schools are also consistent in offering quality education, and they are the pride of Ibadan in years back and now. So I will categorise the list all the best secondary school into two; Private and Public secondary schools.
List of best Public Secondary Schools in Ibadan
- Air Force Comprehensive High School Iyana Offa Ibadan
- Command Day Secondary School
- Wesley College of Science Elekuro Ibadan
- Emmanuel Alayende School of Science
- Government College Ibadan (GCI)
- Loyola College
- Ibadan Grammar School
- Queen School Apata
- St Louis College Mokola
- St Patrick Grammar School Bashorun
- Lagelu Grammar School
- St Anne’s School Molete
- St Theresa College
- Ikolaba Grammar School, Agodi, Ibadan
- Methodist Grammar School Bodija
- Ikolaba High School, Agodi
- Abadina College UI
List of best Private Secondary Schools in Ibadan
- Oritamefa Baptist Model School
- International School Ibadan (ISI)
- Vale College Ibadan
- Life Forte International School
- All Saint College Ibadan
- Nickdel College Ibadan
Admission procedure into the secondary schools
Admission into Wesley College of Science and Emmanuel Alayande is for senior secondary school students. The form can be purchased in the school or the ministry of education in Ibadan.
Air Force Comprehensive High school and Command day secondary school are Federal schools and their form can be accessed in the school or through the school website.
The competition into any of the schools mentioned above is high, so you need to prepare your child well for the entrance exam.