About Us

About Us

Excel College Kano, Nigeria, is a co-educational day school and also offers full boarding facilities for girls only. The college provides modern and Islamic education for students coupled with extra curricular activities such as sports, drama, membership with several educative, fun clubs and societies, and more.

Excel College director, Asmau U. Yahaya

Excel College director, Asmau U. Yahaya

A game of football within the College premises

A game of football within the College premises

A student being presented with a prize

A student being presented with a prize

Students studying in class

Students studying in class

Boys in school-house wear for extracurricular actitivities

Boys in school-house wear for extracurricular actitivities

Students on excursion to a medical centre

Students on excursion to a medical centre

Background History

Excel College Kano was established in 1996 as a secondary school to serve as an Islamic model post primary institution. The school is an actualization of the dream of its founder who had been in the academic circle for about thirty years.

The Director Asmau U. Yahaya has been a classroom teacher, a lecturer and an educational administrator. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Zoology, a Masters Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.
The college commenced activities as a co-educational day school and later began full boarding facilities for girls only in 2000. It still has a day stream for both boys and girls.

The college yearly WAEC, NECO and JAMB results are a testimony of our commitment to academic excellence. A high percentage of our students gain admission into higher institutions around Nigeria and abroad. A number of our graduates have already made their way into the nation’s workforce.

Excel College is situated at Plot 426A Yautai Link, Off Maiduguri Road, Hotoro GRA, Kano which is in a quiet, serene and easily accessible area.

Excel College is a member of the prestigious Association of Model Islamic Schools (AMIS) where it has always played a positive role as a standard bearer of quality service.

We also have a nursery and primary section which was established in 2008 featuring a very child-friendly environment for optimum development of children. The section is located at 13 Gidado Idris Street, Hotoro GRA, Kano.

Advisory Committee Members

Prof. Abdullahi Zuru
Prof. Fatima Umar
Prof. Bello Salim
Dr. Kabiru Shehu
Dr. Faruk Sarkin Fada
Dr. Abdulsalam Yayo
Arch. Ibrahim Haruna
Alh. Musa Magami
Alh. Ali Suleiman
Alh. Nura Kakira
Alh.Is’haq Mahmoud Umar
Alh. Umar Yahaya
Alh. Nurudeen Lemu
Haj. Ladi Mijinyawa
Haj. Aisha B. Gobir
Haj. Sadiya Adamu
Haj. Asmau Yahaya

College Mission

To provide quality modern education and encourage high Islamic morals, using innovative teaching techniques to positively equip young people to meet the challenges of a dynamic world.

Vision

To be a leading academic institution which will produce students/youth who will excel in modern and Islamic education to contribute positively to the development of the Muslim Ummah and the wider world.

College Anthem

To be the best in all respect
My days in school
My life at home
Strive shall I to beat the rest
and be the best.