Is good education really bought? The top 10 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 2017. All of them are reported to have achieved a 100% matric pass rate.
10. St Martins: Boarding pupil – R232 120 / Day pupil – R139 100
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.
10. St Stithians: Boarding pupil – R232 640 / Day pupil – R135 750
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.