Knowledge is a key to life and living hence, an ignoramus can’t fit into the system. In a bid to attaining this lofty height by the parent to their children, responsible folks (parents) search out the best and top schools among the rest so as to enhance child’s potential development. So, it worth unveiling by presenting the top private schools in Lekki Phase 1, Lekki. Though other popular places in the island will be published in no due to time, however, I’ll limit the work to Lekki phase 1.

Understandably, every parent aims at providing quality education for their wards or children with the view of making them stand out in this competitive era without much consideration of the cost of achieving their end. Therefore, parents prefer sending their children to where they deem fit for them to actualize their objective. Because of the competitiveness in private secondary schools and apparent jostling for kids amidst them, I will restrict myself to top private schools in Lekki Phase 1.

Children International School

The name of the school is clearly spelt out and has zealously strived to be ranked among the best. Actually, it’s an international school and that invariably infers that, the cost and the standard of the education will be high. The school is located along Funke Zainab Usman Street (End of Admiralty Road) Lekki Phase 1 with a spacious and serene environment that is wholesome to learning. The school has made countless of achievement both locally and outside the shore of the continent, leaving steps in the sand of time. It is officially disciplined to handle

  • Foundational Stage
  • Junior Secondary Classes
  • Senior Secondary Classes

Notably, her vision has been “to nurture and empower every learner to become a transformative global citizen”. The school’s website ( provides the basic information you need to gain an insight into the school. However, you can visit the school at working hours which is probably the best way to experience for yourself all that it has to offer. Their phone number is 07046250113, 08100526287 or 09038485768.

Lekki British Junior schools

Of course, it is a popular school in Lekki phase 1, the popularity is borne out of the British inscription in the school’s name. It’s the foremost British boarding school in Lagos. The objective and aim of the school are deeply written on the platter which is to “allow your child discover and develop their unique discipline and caring traditional British school environment”. The aim is not for flattering but rather has been the watchword of the school. The school is strictly categorized into:

  • Pre-school
  • Junior School
  • High School
  • Advanced Classes

A school of such pedigree and accolade will come along with costly expectancy, though fingers are not equal, however, some parents can adequately foot the bills. The library, laboratory, classroom and playing ground are uniquely decorated to its functions. The school is gently nestled along Olubunmi Owa Street, off Admiralty Way, Lekki phase 1. You can reach the school on 01-4541897 or 01-2708383, or visit their website ( for more details.

Dowen College

Dowen College is known for educational priority and prowess in academic competition. It is located in a secluded serene atmosphere of Lekki, 8, Adebayo Doherty Road, Lekki Phase 1. You can contact them on 08033434087. It is a co-educational College with provision for boarding and day school. It covers all the stages of learning with adequate provision for each stage.

Devoid of prejudice of undue subjugation, the selected schools worth preferring above the rest in all meaningful and tangible views or reasons that one can use to argue reasons for selection. Meanwhile, if you have of contrary opinion with concrete evidence, feel free to ask ojasweb to review the article by including your name however with terms and conditions apply.