12 Top Secondary Schools in Benue State Nigeria
Benue State popularly known as the “Food Basket of the Nation” has 24 Local Government Areas, it is not only blessed with food but with good Secondary Schools, which provide quality education to its children.
located in the North-Central part of Nigeria, the over 200 registered secondary schools, most of these schools are day schools and a few are boarding schools. some of the secondary schools in Benue State have recorded academic excellence within the state and beyond.
Secondary Schools in Benue State have produced notable men and women in Africa and the entire world. some of these notable men and women include the likes of 2face Idibia (Music Artist), Senator David Mark (former Senate President of Nigeria), George Akume (Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs), Abah Mooro (Former Minister for Interior and a Current Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria), Gabriel Suswan (Former Governor and a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria).
Some secondary schools in Benue State are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and can compete favorably with secondary schools in cities like Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Calabar, Kano, Enugu, Ibadan among others.
with a lot of improvements going on in privately and church-owned secondary schools, secondary schools in Benue state will meet up all the challenges in the academic sector (Secondary Education).
oteneinfo.com took its time to outline 12 top secondary schools with academic excellence with State-of-the-art facilities and lots more. In no particular measure, these are some Best Secondary in Benue State.
Vaatia College is located along Sen. George Akume Way, Makurdi, Benue State. It is a private Was established in the year 2004, it is a privately owned school that began with a small room of over 30 students.
But today, the college has developed in all aspects to boost the quality of learning for its students both indigenes and non-indigenes in the state.
It has high profiled Staff in their various fields of study, each doing their best to move the standard of the school to another level. The estimated annual tuition fee and boarding is over $2000
Mount Saint Michael’s Secondary
Mount Saint Michael’s Secondary is located in Aliade, Gwer East Local Government of the Benue state. It is one of the oldest catholic secondary Schools in North Central Nigeria.
It was founded in the year 1953 on February 2nd at Korinya later moved to Aliade in 1954, with the pioneering principal Revd, Fr. Henry Pass. Its past student has an association popularly called Aliade Old Boys Association (AOBA) which has contributed very well to the development of their Alma mater. The Overwhelming glory of the school for producing great and noble leaders of our society today.
The school has developed massively in Entrepreneurial development having a Bakery teaching its students how to bake alongside the sale of all Confectionary Products.
Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary
Mount Saint Gabriel’s Secondary is located at Lawrence Onoja Crescent, Makurdi, Nigeria. The school having a noble beginning about 58 years ago starting with over seventy-two boys is today, one of the best secondary schools in Benue State.
Outstanding performance in Sports at levels, overall best twice in all catholic school games hosted by the diocese. Currently, the academic excellence of the students is progressively great to consider your child admitted to the school.
The School has produced noble personalities like the current bishop of Gboko his Most Reverend Williams Avenya.
Notre Dame Secondary School Gboko
Notre Dame Secondary School is located at Mkar, Gboko Local Government Area, which came as a result of the invitation of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) by the late Bishop of Makurdi Diocese Most Reverend Dr. Athanisius Usuh. The Sisters of Notre Dame Established the school in the year 1996, with a class of over 70 girls alongside Sister Margaret Malone as the pioneering principal.
The School has groomed our children in character, learning, and an overall Religious personality to become God-fearing people and to live an exemplary life for others to follow.
St James Minor Seminary, Yandev.
Saint James Minor Seminary is a catholic school located at Yandev, Gboko Local Government belonging to the Diocese of Gboko which aims at providing holistic guidance and nurturing young men who desire to enter the priesthood.
Its profile of disciplinary measures is placed very high making it one of the best secondary schools in Benue State. It has a low number of students which enables them to effectively cater to the well-being of its students.
The school has good infrastructure and facilities needed to carry out a successful academic calendar. Its tuition fee is estimated to be about N90, 000 per term.
St Francis College
Saint Francis College is a Catholic School located in Otukpo, Benue state, which was founded in the year 1944. The school has adopted a technical manner of teaching and social interaction with its students creating a serene environment to enable better academic performance.
Facilities have been put in places such as laboratories for scientific experiments, computers as well as sports equipment, and facilities for the smooth running of the school. It admission requirement is the compulsory common entrances exam with passports.
Bristow Secondary School, Gboko
Bristow secondary school is one of the oldest schools in the state located in Gboko, Local Government Area. It is currently managed by the NKST community. It has high-level disciplinary measures transforming students to become useful tools in society.
The School is one of the best secondary in Benue performing excellently in sporting activities caught across all games, and providing an enabling environment for not only academic but also extracurricular activities.
St Andrew’s Secondary School, Adikpo
Saint Andrew’s Secondary School popularly known as SASSA is currently located at ikyogen Road, Adikpo, kwande Local Government Area, Benue State. It is one of the best secondary schools because of its level of discipline and Moral upbringing of the student.
Numerous testimonies from guidance confirming positive change impacted their children after being admitted into the school. The necessary admission requirements are your common entrance exam,
Our lady of Mount Carmel College
The School is a female Catholic Secondary School located at Km 4 Ankpa-Aukpa Road, Makurdi. It has experienced teachers capable of transferring knowledge to the younger generation. it is currently operating as a boarding school offering good hostel accommodation for its students so as to have a close eye on them.
Queen of the Rosary Secondary School
Queen of the rosary secondary school popularly known as Queenites is located in the heart of Gboko town. The Holy Sisters began school as a convent primary school in the year 1958 and was headed by Sr. Catherine Macgil from 1962 to 1963.
As the world is improving digitally the school has provided computers to enhance learning, other equipment for teaching such as projectors and whiteboards. All thanks to the principal, Mrs Roslyn Welgba, and the entire Management Committee for their tired less effort.
Makurdi International School
The school was established on 2007, September 10th with only 16 students occupying a single classroom with 5 Tutors. Over time the incessant development has populated the school with over 600 students.
Testimonies from parents have it that the school has in no small measure transformed their children, not only academically but also character-wise.
St Winifred Secondary School
It is located at km 1 Ihugh-Vandeikya Road. The school which was initially named after St Winifred parish Ihugh, was founded on the 27th day of October in the year 1987 by Revd, Father Anthony Kenny C.S.S.p
The school is also one of the secondary schools in Benue because of it excellent performance in cultural debate competitions worldwide.