Anambra State is a state that can boast of some the best
brains in Nigeria. Over the years, statistics has shown that students from this
state excelled in WAEC and NECO examinations and also various national and international
competitions at secondary school level. Both the State government and the
private sector can lay claim to the huge investment in human capital development
for effective teachers’ performance and modern learning facilities to the keep
education sector in the state topnotch. Thus, some of the public and private secondary
schools in the state have over the years proven their ability to provide
quality education.
Below, I present to you, the 5 best Secondary Schools in
Anambra State.

  1. CKC

Christ the King College (CKC) is an all-boys secondary
school located in the commercial city of Onitsha that has been in existence for
over 9 decades. Originally a Catholic school established by the Irish
missionaries, it was taken over by the East central government in the 70s. The
motto of the school Bonitas, Disciplina, Scientia means Goodness, Discipline
and Knowledge. This renowned academic institution is dedicated to intellectual
and personal growth of male youth.
Some of the great facilities in the school include;
modern classrooms, good boarding house, well equipped science laboratory, computer
& E-learning centre and standard sport facilities for football, track and
field athletics, handball, hockey and lawn tennis. The school best assets are
her qualified teachers and a conducive environment which makes learning
Over the years, students of CKC have recorded tremendous
success in WAEC and NECO
so many other academic
competitions in the country.
The school boasts
of a star-studded
alumni which include Anambra
State Governor; Willie Obiano, former
Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, late Supreme Court Judge, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa
amongst others.                        

  1. Grundtvig
    International Secondary School

Grundtvig International Secondary School is a private
all-boarding boys and girls secondary school .This institution of learning is
inspired by the Danish philosopher N.F.S. Grundtvig  hence the school was named after him and the
school motto
Education for Life’
is his ideology.
School is adequately equipped with modern teaching and learning facilities of international
standard for academic, creative and vocational excellence. Some of their
facilities include; a well-equipped modern science and technology laboratories
,a fully-equipped centre for computer studies, Internet facilities,
Ultra-modern auditorium, standard classrooms with modern teaching aids and
equipment, a modern library, standard facilities for indoor and outdoor games
and sports: basketball, football, volley ball, adequate classrooms, medical
center, a centre for vocational studies, agricultural land with farming
facilities, students hostels and staff quarters.
In addition, Grundtvig
International Secondary School is an accredited centre for Cambridge IGCSE, O
and A levels examination. The school prepares her students for Cambridge
examinations and also affords them the opportunity to register and write other
foreign examinations like SAT 1 &
and TOEFL.
The school was
ranked 6th on WAEC West African Senior School Certificate Examination
performance for M
2015. In addition, the school was a Winner at the Pan African Mathematics
Olympiad for Girls (2015) and West African Quality Education Awards (2016).
Admission is granted
to boys and girl who
successful at the school’s entrance examination. The school grants scholarships
to the best male and female candidates in her entrance examinations and is also
a Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) representative
school in the South East Geo-political zone for its National Cradle to Career
Scholarship Scheme.
International Secondary School is located at Oba,
about 20 minutes’ drive from Asaba

Austica Memorial College Nanka

Memorial College Nanka is an all-male boarding post primary school that started
operation in November 1999.The school is owned and operated by the Catholic
Diocese of Awka and  was born out of the
quest to provide quality education for young men through a combination of
discipline, skill, knowledge and self-reliance.
have in her employment qualified teachers who are committed to imparting the
knowledge and skills to excel into their students and also vocational studies
to equip the students for real life challenges. Located at Nanka in the very heart
of the state, the school is equipped with modern boarding facilities, adequate
class room, modern science laboratory, modern library, computer room, internet
facilities and sport facilities.
aged 9 and above are admitted in
to junior
secondary school in
Austica Memorial College upon successful completion
of primary school education, successful common entrance examination and

  1. Saint Charles College

Saint Charles College Inland
Town is an all-boys secondary school located in the heart of the commercial
city of Onitsha. The school popularly known as the “Varsity on the
Niger”, was founded over 80 decades ago by His Grace Most Reverend Dr.
Charles Heerey, Archbishop of Onitsha of blessed memory and was dedicated to
St. Charles Borrormeo. The college began as a teacher training college for men,
but was later metamorphosed into a secondary school after it was taken over by
the Eastern Government at the end of the Nigeria Biafra civil War in 1970. Currently,
the school is co- owned and managed by the original owners (the church) and the
Anambra state Ministry of Education.
St Charles College is a day
and boarding school with modern boarding facilities, a large dining hall, a
large school auditorium, adequate classrooms, well equipped science laboratories,
technology centre, medical centre and good sport facilities. The school prides
itself as a great center of excellence and has continued to record marvelous
improvement. They have capable teachers that work round the clock to impart
knowledge and skills to excel in the life to the young minds of the students.
St Charles stands out
because over the years their students have excelled in both national and
international examination.
The school was one of the 50 best performed
schools as rated by WAEC in 2015.
St Charles College
celebrates their feast on the 4th of November every year where both
the students and alumn
engage in various community services.

  1. British
    Spring College Awka

British Spring College is a co-educational private
international post primary school located in the capital city of Awka that
provides world class education with the use of modern facilities to student 7
years and above. The school prides in her ability to impart high quality
education, a strong desire for knowledge, high self-esteem, high personal
, skills to excel, leadership skills, spiritual and moral
values in their students while guiding their young minds toward appropriate
career selection. In addition, they provide a conducive and secure environment
for smooth learning.
One thing that makes British Spring standout is that they
operate both the Nigerian and the British National curriculum. They use
technology as a tool in teaching, learning and research. The school heavily invests
on well-equipped science laboratories and specialist rooms, networking,
internet access, peripherals and mobile computer for effective classroom
teaching, curriculum development and teachers training.  Extensive use of ICT skills and equipment
(interactive whiteboards, televisions and PowerPoint) make learning attractive
in this great institution. The school has good sport facilities for indoor and
outdoor games for all round development of their students.
Yearly, British Spring organizes a mathematics
competition and the winners are handsomely rewarded.

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