5. St Stithians College – R140,550
St Stithians College is a private Methodist Parochial school situated on the border of Randburg and Sandton, Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of 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. It is built on a 100 hectare estate, one of the largest school campuses in the country.
As a Methodist school, it has ties to Kearsney College, Epworth High School, Penryn College and Kingswood College.
The school is also a member of Round Square, an association of global independent schools known for their academics, culture, selectivity and innovation. The Boys’ and the Girls’ Colleges are members of the Round Square Conference of Schools.
St Stithians College was listed as the top performing independent school in South Africa in 2017 by Business Tech.
St Stithians College is also the host of the annual Saints Sports Festival which is the largest and longest continuous school sports festival in the world. The 2017 edition witnessed over 1400 participants in 8 fields of sport, 200 fixtures and over 50000 spectators.