Here are the top performing public schools in South Africa

Here are the top performing public schools in South Africa

The Department of Basic Education identified the top performing schools in each province in South Africa.

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According to Business Tech, the Department of Basic Education identified over 320 public and private schools that attained a 100% pass rate in the 2021 National Senior Certificate exams.

The department confirmed that 212 of the total identified schools were English-speaking. There were 57 Afrikaans medium schools, and 55 dual-medium schools identified.

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Furthermore, the assessment also included a list of 91 schools that have attained a five-year 100% matric pass rate. 

"Most of these schools are located in the country’s biggest economic centres in Gauteng (25 schools), KwaZulu-Natal (22 schools) and Cape Town (22 schools), with the Free State also featuring a large number of schools (14)." 

No schools from Limpopo were featured on the list. The North West has four schools in the perfect ranking, followed by the Eastern Cape with two, and Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape with one school each.

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A list supplied by Business Tech also showcases each of the best performing schools in each province of South Africa.

Top schools per province
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