About EIS


Essence International School is located in a quiet corner of Kashim Ibrahim Road, in Kaduna, a beautiful and dynamic city in Northern Nigeria. We are a four-tier institution offering quality instruction in an educationally stimulating atmosphere for students in pre-nursery, nursery, primary, and secondary. Founded in 1982, Essence began as a nursery school and expanded over the years to include all grades up to the final year of secondary school.

The most recent dimension in Essence is the African Heritage Village which houses the play village and the bi-lingual primary school where the students learn in English and French. We also have an enhanced curriculum with a focus on African history, geography, and culture. There are 4 main campus environments at Essence International School – secondary campus, primary school campus, nursery campus and the new African Heritage Village. These facilites include fully-equipped physics, chemistry, and biology labs, a well-appointed library/resource center, 3 computer labs with modern educational software, 2 auditoriums, a playing field, basketball court, tennis court, 2 swimming pools, staff rooms, and several administrative offices.



[one_third]Mrs. Dolores Lami Mohammed, BSc. Ed., a graduate of West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, is the founder and principal of Essence International School. She has extensive experience in the field of education, especially at the secondary level. She has taught nursery, primary and secondary.[/one_third]


Highly certified and dedicated teachers motivate students to reach for the best in themselves. Team leaders plan for and supervise the smooth running of all the sections of the school. In-service workshops are an integral part of the teaching experience at Essence.

Contact Information

You can contact Essence International School at the following addresses:
(You may also use the contact form on our Contact Us page)


20 Kashim Ibrahim Road
P.O. Box 7622