King’s College was established in 1909 to provide for the youths of colonial Nigeria a higher education than that supplied by existing schools to prepare them for matriculation examination of the University of London. King’s College Lagos is located in 3, Catholic Mission in Lagos Island.
The school was split into two campuses to cater for the increasing population of students, with the senior school in Victoria Island. Presently, King’s College has no junior school. The school has in recent times moved the annex to the main campus. Attempts have also been made to modernize administration of the school and students results, like other things have been digitalized.