Independent Schools in Nigeria

Gross enrolment overall: 50.7% (2007)

Primary female–male ratio: 0.91:1 (2010)

Secondary female–male ratio: 0.88:1 (2010)

Primary pupil–teacher ratio: 36:1 (2010)

Secondary pupil–teacher ratio: 33:1 (2010)

There are nine years of compulsory education starting at age six. Primary school comprises six years and secondary two cycles each of three years. Some 80% of pupils complete primary school (2009).  The school year starts in September. At the end of the three-year senior secondary course, students sit for the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. These are managed by the West African Examinations Council, which was established in 1952 by four Commonwealth governments, The Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, with its headquarters in Accra, Ghana and a national office in Nigeria.

Independent Schools organisations in Nigeria
Abuja Capital International College
American International School of Abuja
American International School of Lagos
British International School,
Chrisland Schools
Grange School
Greensprings School
Kaduna International School
Regent School, The
St Saviour's School, Ikoyi