Home Science Association Secondary School was founded in January 1990 by the Home Science Association. The Home Science Association ( HSA ) formerly known and called Federal Home Science Association (FHSA) until 1992. The body comprises of Accomplished Women Home Economists.
The baby Association was conceived and given birth to by a group of efficacious, devoted, visionary, women educationists with unflinching flair and intense on Home Economics.
Obviously, they were committed to improving the quality of life of the family, particularly proper nurturing and adequate upbringing of children.
The Association which came into existence in 1961 has been operating and judiciously managing a highly reputable Nursery / Primary School at its head quarters: 5, Ruxton Road , Ikoyi.
As a result of the general public's recognition of the immense and invaluable contribution of Home Science Association to qualitative education at the Nursery / Primary level, supported by the desire to cater for the post primary education for the pupils of the Home Science Association Primary School, the Association Secondary school was brought into being in January 1990 at the premises of the primary school at Ikoyi.
In 1991, after three years, the secondary school moved from its temporary location at Ikoyi to its permanent site in Alakuko, Agbado Area of Lagos State .
The permanent site, situated along Lagos / Abeokuta Expressway, about one kilometer off Ajegunle Bus Stop, is right at the boundary of Lagos and Ogun States, overlooking the imposing Gateway Hotel, Ota. The location is sufficiently distant from traffic noise and blatant atmosphere. Yet, the school is only three minutesâ€™ drive from Lagos / Abeokuta Expressway. The citadel of learning (HSASS) occupies a vast area of 11 acres. Yes.
What an extensive area!
The pioneer principal was Mrs. F. A. Omolayole, a seasoned and talented educational administrator.
Mrs. Omolayole left the school in August, 1996 and the then vice-principal Mr. D. A. Akimosin became the principal and he also left in the year 2001. Presently the school is headed by Mr. J. K. Olokose.
The school started with a pioneer staff of nine (9) and Fifty-Seven (57) students. Today the school has a student population of 583 and teaching staff of Forty-Eighty (48) and non-teaching staff of 62.
Address: 7/19 Home Science Avenue, Ajegunle Alakuko, Lagos State, Nigeria.
LGA: Ajeromi/Ifelodun , TOWN/CITY: Alakuko , STATE: Lagos
Gender: Boys and girls
Religion: Mixed Religion
Facility: Boarding School
+234 803 7255 758 , +234 806 2395 727
Fee Range: -
To build a new generation of leaders-finely educated suitably skilled and generously endowed with the right values.
Admission into the Home Science Association Secondary School is strictly by entrance examination and selection interview. Children between ages eleven and thirteen and who must be in either primary five or six in the year of entrance examination are eligible.
The examination is of the standard conducted for federal school and it is usually in the first week of May every year for student into the Junior Secondary School 1.
To qualify for this examination the child should have attained minimum of 10 years of age and must be in primary 5 or 6 in Nigeria.
For students seeking to enter the school from abroad the same minimum age apply and must...
Any student admitted into the school must have attained the schools cut off marks in the entrance examination, that is, the minimum marks attainable in any examination year.
All students are expected to pay the full fees with the Bank teller for each term into the School Bank account by cash only.
Details of the breakdown of the fees are specified on the school bill and are subject to review whenever the need arises. Bill should be settled on or before the first day of every term. Fees paid into the School Account are NON REFUNDABLE.
All students on admission are expected to be in good health and present a medical certificate from a governmental hospital to this effect.
Parents whose wards suffer from peculiar illnesses such as asthma, sickle cell anemia e.t.c should notify the school to enable her take care of the students without worsening the situation. The school sickbay is attached to a nearby hospital managed by qualified medical doctors. In addition to this, there is a visiting doctor who comes on routine check twice a week.
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