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Welcome to the official landing page for approved nursery, primary and secondary schools in Lagos State, brought to you by the Office of Education Quality Assurance. We are committed to ensuring that every child’s educational journey begins on a solid foundation, and as part of this endeavor, we are pleased to present a comprehensive list of approved nursery, primary, and secondary schools. This dynamic platform allows the public to easily access and verify the status of schools within our jurisdiction and get information on the school approval process and documentation. With a commitment to transparency and continuous improvement, our list is updated on a monthly basis to reflect the latest approvals.
PLEASE NOTE: The approved and verified schools list is currently being updated.
Please contact OEQA if you have any questions.
Read and follow the verification steps for your school.
Download for free the Guidelines and ensure that you understand its contents and requirements. Access to Guidelines on the Establishment and Operation of Private Schools. Visit the Office of Education Quality Assurance website (wwwoeqalagos.com) to download for free the Guidelines and ensure that you understand its contents and requirements.
Proposed proprietor complete and submit the school pre-registration form at a fee.
The form must be submitted to the Director General’s office with the following;
A file is opened in the name of the proposed school owner and site inspection/evaluation is conducted within 14 days of the receipt of the form.
This is an advisory visit andentails the evaluation of the following;
Health & sanitation
SITE REVISIT, is applicable where a school does not meet the minimum requirements. It will be done at no cost within the year of the initial visit and will be at a cost after that year of grace.
PAYMENT: #25,000:00 ONLY.
This involves submission of vital documents relating to the establishment of the proposed school such as approved building plan/ integrity test report, CAC, Constitution of Board of Governors and list of members.
This is carried out by a team of evaluators from different departments of the Ministry of
Basic Education, Ministry of Environment and the Office of Education Quality Assurance.
PAYMENT: #50,000:00 ONLY.
Having scaled through the prior stages and the standards have been met, the school move to the APPROVAL STAGE.
Provisional approval shall be granted by the Honorable Commissioner after a favourable report from an approval evaluation carried by officers from relevant Departments in the
Provisional approval shall be subjected to renewal every year on the anniversary of the date on which it was granted.
This shall be granted to by the Honorable Commissioner for Education after obtaining series of favourable inspection reports over a period of not less than ten years
Click the button below to begin the process. Ensure that you have read and well informed about all three stages of the school approval process and the appropriate documents to be provided before you proceed to pre-registration (stage 1)
Name search is a process where a proposed school name is checked in the Office database to confirm its availability or otherwise. This is to ensure that two schools do not bear the same name.
Name search was cancelled in the last quarter of 2021 to ease the process of school registration. The process of name search is merged with site inspection and currently referred to as school pre-registration process.
The letters issued for name search are no more relevant or tenable as a formal letter of approval from Lagos State Government.
Yes, the details of your school would still be retained in the database of the Office
Kindly visit the Education Quality Assurance Service (EQAS) Unit at Office of Education Quality Assurance, Block 5, Room 05 (Ground Floor)
234 9015 2182 475
234 9015 2182 475