5 Best Secondary Schools in Ife




Attending a private secondary school seems to be a better option for a child’s secondary education because they have better and modern teaching and learning facilities, more qualified teachers and even better administration. For those in Ife that are willing to transfer their children to any private secondary school or those that just finish their primary education and also wish to enter any private secondary school in Ife. Below is the list of the best five private secondary schools in Ife.


1.    AMBASSADORS COLLEGE

Setting the pace of learning in Ife is Ambassadors College. It is a private secondary school in Ife that was established by three couples, who are educationists in 4th October, 1993. The management of the college places emphasis on excellent performance from the student in all they do. The college strives to build hope and confidence in the students as well as grooming them for successful careers in the future. The school is for both day and boarding students. Students from Ambassadors College has been able to represent the college well in external examinations, thus bringing many awards back to the school. These awards include 1st position in Spelling Bee, 2nd position in Quiz and Debate, 1st position in the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Quiz competition and 3rd position in the Essay competition in 2011. Other awards and more information about the school, their admission process, and modern facilities can be found on the college website on www.ambassadorscollege.com.ng/index.html.



2.    HENRY ALEX-DUDUYEMI MEMORIAL COLLEGE

 Popularly known as HAMEC, it is a private school that was established by Chief Oyekunle Alex-Duduyemi on 24th November 1997 in memory of his late father Chief Henry Alex-Duduyem. This was with the mind of helping the Ife community in raising students that can contribute meaningfully to the growth and development of the community and the nation at large. The college boasts of modern educational facilities which are used to enhance the standard of teaching and learning in the school. The school is located close to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ife; this enables the students to interact easily with the university students giving them the opportunity to experience a bit of life in the higher institution even before they enter one. Mode of admission to the college is easy as you are required to collect an application form with the sum of Ten thousand naira only, after providing two recent passport photographs, birth certificate and photocopies of at least the last three terms reports. Facilities available at the school for students include an E-Library, Sports equipment, laboratory, and standard boarding house facilities. For more information, you can visit their website on www.hamcol.com/index.html.



3.       FAITH STANDARD SCHOOLS

Faith Standard is a school of over two decades of non-stop training of students with content and character. The college was founded by Pastor Osunjimi Lawrence Adebayo who made it a point of duty that all members of staff are God-fearing and have good character. These virtues are extended to the students to ensure that they don’t only excel academically but that they are also increased spiritually. What makes the school unique is the teaching of entrepreneur skills that will make their students stand on their own even after they graduate. The school is both day and boarding with modern boarding facilities such as conducive hostels, clean water, good quality of electricity and a games ground for sports.  The admission process is simple if only you follow the right steps which can be found on their official website on www. faithstandardschools.net



4.    FOCUS MODEL COLLEGE

The vision of Focus Model College is to produce students who are capable of making the right decisions that will help in moving the Nation forward. This vision includes ensuring that their students excel in their chosen careers through adequate and proper monitoring from the teachers. There are modern facilities put in place by the management of the college to ensure easy teaching and learning. The school is located at Km 2, Ife Wara Road, Ife City College Road, Ife East where application form can be purchased by prospective students into either the Junior or senior secondary school.



5.    ADVENTIST SECONDARY SCHOOL

Adventist secondary school Ife was founded in the year 1997 by the Seventh-day Adventist Church to help in training students that will be fit mentally, academically, intellectually, morally and spiritually. The priority of the management of the school led by the principal Mr. I. O. Oyedele teaches their students the way of the Lord so that they can be God-fearing and law-abiding citizens of the country and so that they can also be good ambassador of the institution. Apart from teaching them the way of God, the teachers combine both Nigerian and British curriculum so that the students can get the best which will enable them write and pass external exams easily. The school have the record of passing their WAEC and NECO exams comfortably for 10 years now without having any fear of failure.



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