There are a large number of day schools in South Africa. Some are ranked above others according to various criteria. Some of the best schools are also quite expensive as expected. In 2020, the cost of most private schools has taken a hike.
Kearsney College in Durban is the most expensive of all-day schools in South Africa. The school increased its tuition fee by 7% in 2020. We have brought you the list of top 10 most expensive day schools in South Africa.
Most Expensive Day Schools in South Africa
1. Kearsney College
Kearsney College is currently the most expensive day school in South Africa. The school increased its annual tuition fees from R178,640 in 2019 to R190,740. It is a boys-only private school with both boarding and day facilities. It was founded in 1921 and is located in Botha’s Hill.
2. John’s College
With an annual tuition of R167,658, St. John’s College is the 2nd most expensive day school in South Africa. The school is an all-boys private school and was established in 1898. It was originally established as an Anglican school for boys but accepts both genders.
3. Roedean School for Girls
Roedean School for girls takes the 3rd spot on the list of most expensive schools in South Africa with annual tuition of R162,926. It is a private day and boarding school for girls. It was founded in1903 and is located in Parktown, Johannesburg.
4. Bishops College
Number 4 on the list of South Africa’s most expensive schools is Bishops College. It is a private all-boys school with both day and boarding facilities. It was established back in 1849 and is situated in Rondebosch, Cape Town.
5. Clifton School
Clifton School is an all-boys day school located in Durban. It was founded in 1924. The school’s annual tuition is currently R151,707. This makes it the 5th most expensive day school in South Africa.
6. Mary’s School
St. Mary’s School is an Anglican private school for girls. It was established in 1888 and is located in Waverly, Johannesburg. It is the oldest school in Johannesburg. Its annual tuition of R151,470 makes it the 6th most expensive day school in South Africa.
7. Crawford College
Crawford College is an independent school located in Benmore, Sandton and founded in 1993. The school’s annual tuition is R151,290 and this makes it 7th on the list of most expensive schools in South Africa.
8. Alban’s College
St. Alban’s College is currently number 8 on this list with an annual, tuition of R150,600. The school is a private boarding and day school for boys and is located in Lynnwood Glen, Pretoria. It was founded in 1963.
9. Stithians College
St. Stithians College is a private school established in1953 and located in Sandton, Johannesburg. It is currently 9th on the list, charging annual tuition of R150,110.
10. King David High School
The last school on this list is King David High School. It is a new school in Johannesburg. The school charges annual tuition of R149,640.
You have been informed about how expensive these schools are. If you wish to attend any of them, you ow know the cost. If you have any thoughts or comments, let’s hear them in the comments section.