Top 10 Best Secondary Schools In Akure, Ondo State (2023)

Ondo State in southwest geopolitical zone of Nigeria has some of the best secondary schools in western Nigeria.

best secondary school in ondo state

The state has produced some of the country’s top academicians and erudite scholars in various fields.

A scan through Akure, the capital of Ondo State will show a firm resolve of a state on a steady path of improving education sector at all cost.

Most secondary schools in the state is either owned by government or church. Also, there are some top secondary schools owned by private entities.

All the three entities forming a synergy to provide the state with the best secondary school education.

For parents, guardians and students, it has been a dilemma experience of trying to make a difficult choice of finding the schools that can be considered best among equals.

The above is what necessitated this article. After a comprehensive research and review by our team of reporters, having put into cognizance some parameters like, performances at national and external examinations, academic facilities, staff and students’ attitudes, Nigerian Informer have come up with top ten best secondary schools in Akure and Ondo State at large.

Best Secondary Schools In Ondo State

Preston International School

Preston international school, Akure is a mixed, full boarding, co-educational Christian secondary that admits students from all over the globe.

The citadel of learning is situated on 42 acres of land located at outskirts of Akure, Ondo State.

Extra curricula facilities like sports facilities and recreational facilities makes the institution home away from home for students of Preston international school.

The students of the noble institution are called Prestonians and the school took off on 16th September 2006.

The school aim to raise fine, well-rounded, well-educated, well-cultured, respectable, God-fearing ladies and gentlemen who will make huge contributions towards the promotion and protection of human dignity in our society’.

The school is located at Km 6, Akure-Owo Road, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria.

Success International College

Success international college, Ondo is a secondary school of high repute in Ondo state and Akure precisely.

The college has a population of about one thousand five hundred students. At success international college, students are trained to be academically sound.

Discipline and moral values are some of the virtues instilled in the students of the noble college.

The college also reward success and hard work as students who distinguished themselves at academics are well rewarded.

Academic facilities like libraries, classrooms and laboratories at Success international college is top notch.

Federal Government College, Idoani

Federal Government College, Idoani is one of the federal unity schools established by federal government of Nigeria.

Aside educating and nurturing the young minds, the school serves a tool for nation building and integration.

FGC Idoani is a co-educational day and boarding secondary school owned by federal ministry of Education.

Some of the facilities in the institution includes:

Administrative building


Biology Laboratory

Chemistry Laboratory

Physics Laboratory


Computer Laboratory

School e-laboratory

Male and Female Hostel, Dining Hall, Assembly Hall

Health Center

Green Area

Parking lot

Football pitch, Volleyball court, Lawn Tennis court etc.

Teachers of FGC Idoani are very trained and can provide your wards with quality training.

They aren’t just interested in the academic development of your wards but also in their social and psychological development.

Hallmark Secondary School

Hallmark secondary school Ondo State is a renowned world class secondary. It is an impressive purpose-built school for bright students.

The school run both British and Nigeria curriculum. Hallmark secondary school set out to give hope to academically challenged child/children.

Students are instilled the culture of hard work and discipline at Hallmark secondary school.

Staff of the institution are certified and there are quality academic facilities put in place to improve students’ performances.

The school was founded in 1995 and located at Itanla, Opposite NNPC Filling Station, Ile Oluji Junction. Akure Rd. Ondo. Ondo State – Nigeria.

Greater Tomorrow International College

Greater Tomorrow international college is a top-notch secondary school in Ondo state.

The school is a co-educational day and boarding secondary school. The school operates both Nigeria and British curriculum and was founded in 2001.

The institution has made name for itself through picking up top awards like national champion in the national physics competition organized by the national institute of physics teachers in Nigeria, 3rd position in Nigeria in the Cowbellpedia TV quiz competition senior category, 2019 National Champion in JETS national competition, State Champion 2018 STAN competition, and many more.

The school is located at km 3, Ikare-Ajowa Road, Agbaluku, Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo State.

Christ The Redeemer’s International Secondary School, Akure (CRISSA)

Christ The Redeemer’s International Secondary School was established in 1998. It is a co-educational secondary school that offer both boarding and day students’ system.

The school also operates both Nigeria and British curriculum in a very serene and conducive environment.

The school is out to raise God fearing youths through academics. It owned by RCCG, a Christian faith in Nigeria.

Mabest Academy

At Mabest Academy, students are provided with total training with a view of making them great in their future careers.

With a blend of British and Nigeria curriculum, the students are given necessary academic formations to excel at any university across the globe.

At Mabest Academy, academic & non-academic members of staff have been carefully recruited & extensively trained to deliver best teaching experience.

Mabest Academy is one of the very best secondary schools in Ondo state.

Diocesean Comprehensive High School

Diocesean comprehensive high school Ondo is one of the top secondary schools in the state.

It is a school owned by the church where academic excellence and discipline is highly regarded.

The school is located at Bishop Court Ondo Town Ondo West Ondo Nigeria Akure, Ondo.

Wexford College

Wexford College is a top-notch secondary school in Ondo state. The motto of the institution is “international gathering of future champions”.

Wexford College is a co-educational boarding and day Private secondary school where students are cherished, encouraged and fully supported to reach their full potential.

The state of art facilities at the school is great. Libraries and various laboratories at the institution is very encouraging.

The school also boost of e-library, sports and recreational facilities.

Watersprings International School

Watersprings international school is where your child belongs. Watersprings international school is a co-educational, independent school that upholds Christian values.

Staff of the institution are certified and carefully recruited to fit into the vision of the citadel of learning.

The school boosts of modern learning equipments like electric boards etc. Extra curricula facilities are well in place in the school to improve sound mind and body of the students.


The Author

Emmanuel Igwenagu

Igwenagu Emmanuel is the founder of Nigerian Informer. He holds B.A, M.Sc in Mass Communication. He is a Communication researcher and 112 emergency help line dispatcher.

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