Is good education really bought? The top two most expensive schools in the country each have an annual fee exceeding R200 000 per scholar. Let that sink in.
According to Dr Muavia Gallie, independent education consultant, said that the school fees figures present a big challenge for South African families.
The schools listed below reflect what South African parents are paying for a full senior year in 2018. All of them are reported to have achieved a 100% matric pass rate.
10. St Stithians: Boarding pupil – R181 693 / Day pupil – R104 770
St Stithians College is a Methodist church school situated on the border of Randburg and Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa.
It follows a co-ordinate educational model within a village of schools consisting of boys’ and girls’ colleges, boys’ and girls’ preparatory schools, and a junior preparatory.
9. Bishops: Boarding pupil – R184 120 / Day pupil – R105 520
The Diocesan College, or Bishops as it is more commonly known, is an independent, all-boys school situated in the suburb of Rondebosch in Cape Town, South Africa.
The school was established in 1849 by Robert Gray, Bishop of Cape Town.
8. St Martins: Boarding pupil – R184 460 / Day pupil – R112 000
Founded as a boys’ school, St Martin’s became the established Anglican Diocesan School for the south of Johannesburg.
In 1978, the school became a co-educational institution.