Top 15 Best Girls Schools in South Africa in 2020


Best Girls Schools in South Africa: Education in South Africa is governed by two national departments, namely the Department of Basic Education (DBE), which is responsible for primary and secondary schools, and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), which is responsible for tertiary education and vocational training. Today we have listed the top 10 best girl’s schools in South Africa in 2019

15. St. Cyprian’s School, Cape Town

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St Cyprian’s School is an independent school for girls, in Grades 000 to 12, in Oranjezicht, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Full or weekly boarding is available to high school students. It is situated on the lower slopes of Table Mountain and has a scenic view.

14. The Wykeham Collegiate

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The Wykeham Collegiate is a private girls’ school situated in Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The name is a combination of the two schools from which it was amalgamated.

13. Parktown High School for Girls

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Parktown High School for Girls is a high school nestled in the picturesque suburb of Parkview, Johannesburg, South Africa. More commonly known as Parktown Girls, it is a day school and does not have boarding facilities.

12. Pretoria High School for Girls

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. It is the sister school to Pretoria Boys High School.


11. Wynberg Girls’ High School

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Wynberg Girls’ High School is a public school for girls in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Founded in 1884, Wynberg Girls High School is one of the oldest all-girls schools in South Africa. The first headmistress, Miss Margaret Stewart, was supported by two teachers and catered to 27 pupils.

10. Rustenburg School for Girls

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Rustenburg Girls’ High School and Rustenburg Junior School are public schools situated in the suburb of Rondebosch in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. Rustenburg was founded in 1894 and divided into Junior and High Schools in 1932. The school offers a range of cultural activities and societies. 

9. Clarendon High School for Girls

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Clarendon High School for Girls is a girls’ secondary school situated in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was founded in 1903 as East London Girls’ High School.

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