Lekki Phase 1 Nigeria
Children's International School, Lagos


Situated right in the heart of the pulsating city of Lagos is Nigeria’s best international school known as CIS. CIS is an outstanding international learning institution that offers primary and secondary education in Nigeria, setting the standard for world class education, whose focus is on enabling students to become successful learners who enjoy learning as well as outstanding individuals who are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives. This is achieved through the offering of a rich diverse and stimulating programme facilitated by the national curriculum of England. As standard setters, CIS keeps raising the bar of education excellence and we take pride in our achievements as a school, notable of which is the school’s accreditation and approval as a British School Overseas by the Department for Education (UK), the first school in Nigeria and the third in Africa to receive this prestigious award. The school’s indisputable quality is assured by the Office for Standards in Education (OfSTED) UK, with the award of the International Schools Quality Mark (ISQM) at Silver level. …Life at CIS Life at CIS is a fantastic one full of excitement! Everyday, our students look forward to coming to school and this is facilitated by the array of stimulating academic activities, extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, all of which combine to balance the students’ learning experiences. These experiences give our students an edge, and also help to keep them in tune with the world’s dynamic advancement. The distinctive atmosphere of the campus is undoubtedly fascinating, and this is felt right as you walk through our doors. …The Home on Campus At CIS, the touch of class reverberates through all facilities and this includes the boarding infrastructure. At the end of every school day and during the weekends, the boarders indeed retire to a ‘home away from home’. A boarding facility that offers an inclusive lifestyle and experiences founded on an enabling environment which cuts across tastefully furnished apartments, good meals, seasoned boarding house parents, outdoor and indoor activities that facilitate the whole development of young people.

  • Day school tuition No Information
  • Grades for day school Pre-K/Reception -
    10th Grade/Year 11
  • Number of Students 690
  • Year founded 2004
  • Boarding school tuition No Information
  • Grades for boarding school 6th Grade/Year 7 -
    10th Grade/Year 11
  • Curricula UK National
  • Type Co-ed


- A British School Overseas (BSO) - CfBT Accredited at Silver Level - An Edexcel Approved Centre - A Member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) - Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA) - A Microsoft Showcase School

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