Top 5 Highest Paying Schools in Lagos

There has been a proliferation of private schools in Nigeria and Lagos perhaps has the largest population of private schools in the country today. Some of the schools are incredibly expensive and teachers in here earn N100,000 – N350,000 and above sometimes excluding accommodations and other benefits. These are our Top 5 highest paying schools in Lagos:

1. American International School
Located in 1004 Estate Victoria Island, AIS is undoubtedly one of the top schools for both teachers and students in Lagos. The school charges students in US Dollar and attracting thousands of applicants when vacancies are published. Salaries here are reported to be the highest.

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2. Grange School
Established in 1958 and nested in the heart of Ikeja GRA, the Grange School employs qualified candidates to teach a range of subjects including Geography, Maths and Drama to its 800 students. Teachers here are also fortunate to work in the heart of the mainland.

3. Meadow Hall
Founded in July 2002, by Mrs. Kehinde Nwani, Meadow Hall School is a school, junior school and college in Lekki. It offers a employment opportunities for teachers who can the Nigerian and British National Curricula. The school also runs a yearly teacher training programme. (View details of the 2016 programme here:

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4. British International School, Victoria island
The 4th highest paying schools in Lagos opened in September 2001 and is located in Oniru Private Estate in Victoria Island. The school’s students include Nigerians and foreigners, employs quite a few expatriates and is owned/operated by a Nigerian royal family residing in Lagos. It is often praised as the most elite and exclusive school in the country.

5. Dowen College, Lekki
Located in the heart of Lekki and with over 420 students, teachers in Dowen College as they enjoy a cool working environment in a vibrant high brow community.

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