cIn the quest of getting quality education for their children, parents are seeking for best catholic secondary schools in Nigeria. And I have dedicated this page to help parents with information that will make them make quality decision.
One thing I am sure of is that secondary schools in Nigeria owned by Catholics offer a broad education interweaving academic study and co-curricular activity within a framework of pastoral care in which each part is an essential component, just as every strand of a tapestry brings essential value to a total work of Art and Science. The colleges foster the scholastic, spiritual, creative, physical, personal and social growth of the students.
The school curriculum is fashioned in a way that enables students to sit for WAEC, NECO, JAMB, SAT and IGCSE examinations and performs excellently.
Some of the facilities you can see in catholic secondary schools include well equipped Library, Laboratories (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Home Economics, Basic Technology, Language and ICT), Mathematics Room, Music Room, Garment Making Room, Art Studio and Technical Drawing Room.
The list below is in no particular order and all the schools have boarding facilities.
Top Rated Catholic Colleges in Nigeria
- Christ the King Catholic College
Christ the King Catholic College, (CKCC) Odolewu, Ijebu is one of the best catholic secondary schools and is a government-approved Catholic Private Secondary School established by the CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF IJEBU-ODE on September 08, 1995 under the leadership of Most Rev. Albert A. Fasina, Bishop of Ijebu-Ode Diocese, as Proprietor. The College is for boys only and a fully boarding school. The College provides sound, effective, purposeful and functional education for the self-actualization of the boy child. The College offers holistic formation of the male child in line with Christian values.
The College produced the Best Male Candidate in Nigeria at the 2012, 2016 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the best School in the same exam in 2017.
Finally, since 2010, the College has continued to record 100% in almost all subjects in WASSCE May/June till date and hopes to continue.
- Loyola Jesuit College
Loyola Jesuit College is a co-educational boarding secondary school in the Jesuit tradition. The college opened with JSS-1 in 1996, and now has over 600 students in JSS-1 to SSS-3. It is a full boarding school, with teaching and supervision from members of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in collaboration with the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus and dedicated lay teachers and staff.
- Sacred Heart College Apapa
Sacred Heart College, Apapa is an educational institution with an outstanding academic performance which has been proven timelessly since our inception as an edu-based organization. Our strategy for being a top rated College has been attained as a result of our meticulously prepared lesson plans and application of contemporary teaching methods in academically, spiritually and psychologically related works.
- Holy Child College Ikoyi
This is one of the best Catholic secondary schools in Nigeria. Recently, the school won the best in Cyber-technology and security. And the vision of the school is to provide a holistic education which will enable the girl-child to develop into a well-formed person who is capable of joining hands with men and women of integrity to contribute her quota to the socio-political, economic and spiritual development of her nation and the world at large.
- Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School
Maryland Comprehensive Secondary School is a co-educational Catholic School and it is known for the quality of education it offers. MCSS as an institution was established in the year 1969, and seeks after not only academic excellence but also morally sound students with integrity and nobility as proper tools for the development of a complete personality in the society.
- St. Gregry’s College
This school is one of the best catholic schools in Nigeria and her mission is to train students for excellence and leadership positions in all areas of human endeavour and to produce gentlemen that are neither deficient in learning nor in character, in the society and we are good at what we do.
- St. Andrew’s Secondary School, Adikpo
St. Andrew’s Secondary School, Adikpo is a choice school because of its popularity based on academic and moral excellence and availability of qualified teachers noted for their commitment and dedication to duty. The school has well equipped boarding facilities.
- St. Francis Catholic Secondary School
St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, strives to provide quality education geared towards academic excellence, formation of character and care of the whole person (cura personalis) through the development of the intellectual, the physical, the spiritual, the aesthetic/creative, the affective and the imaginative dimension of the person.
- Marist Comprehensive Academy Uturu
MCA Uturu aims at producing young school graduates, who are knowledgeable, trustworthy, God fearing, patriotic and responsible. Such are to become polished leaders without bias or frontier.
Other top rated Catholic Colleges
- Lagoon School
- Notre Dame Girl’s Academy
- Handmaids girls academy kuje
- St Agustine Mararaba
- Christ the king college Gwagwala, Abuja
- Louisville Girls Sec School , Gwagwalada. Abuja
- Lumen Christi international high school Uromi
- Saint Anthony’s Catholic High School
- St. Mary’s Catholic Model High School
- Christ the King College, Onitsha
- Michael Tansi Memorial Secondary School, Aguleri
- Lady of Fatima College (Port Harcourt)
Lastly, the school fees of catholic secondary schools are relatively affordable. The tuition fee can only be gotten from the school and not provided on their various portal.