Most expats will opt to send their children to international private schools in Lagos, of which there are a number to choose from. As a major city in Nigeria, schools in Lagos offer myriad curricula and languages for expats children to gain a well-rounded education, including English, American, French, Dutch and international programmes of study.

The standard of education in these schools is high, but so are the tuition fees. Expats working in Nigeria should try and negotiate an allowance for this as part of their employment package.

Below is a list of some of the most popular international schools in Lagos.

International schools in Lagos

American International School Lagos

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: American and International Baccalaureate (IB)
Ages: 3 to 18

Avi-Cenna International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 2 to 16

British International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A Levels
Ages: 11 to 18

Children’s International School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, IGCSE
Ages: 2.5 to 16

Grange School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE
Ages: 4 to 16

Lagos Preparatory School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, IGCSE
Ages: 1.5 to 16

Lekki British School

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A Levels
Ages: 1.5 to 18

Lycée Français Louis Pasteur

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: French
Ages: 3 to 18

Netherlands International School Lagos

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Dutch, English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum
Ages: 2.5 to 12

St Saviour’s School Ikoyi

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: English National Curriculum and International Primary Curriculum
Ages: 4 to 11

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