Overview
Give Today

Just the facts

LOCATION

Swallowcliffe Drive
Ottery
Cape Town
South Africa
7800
Phone: +27 21 704 9400
Email: info@sa.christelhouse.org


KEY STATISTICS

  • Opened: January 2002
  • Annual budget: R70 million
  • Number of students: 997 (Including College & Careers)
  • Grades: R – 12
  • Student attendance: 97%
  • Year-to-year retention: 95%
  • Matric Pass Rate Average: 99%
  • College & Careers students continuing education, employed or both: 93%
  • Total staff: 90
  • Teacher attendance: 98%
  • School year: Mid-January to early December
  • Number of school days: 200


ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

  • 99% Matric Pass Rate average (graduation exam) 
  • 68% of the class met the requirements for admission to bachelor’s degree programs
 

SERVICES ON SITE

  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and up to two snacks provided per day
  • On-site nursing and health care support
  • On-site counsellors and social workers
  • 13-year career development curriculum
  • Tertiary placement and support (5 years post matric)


EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • Saturday STARS program for remediation 20 Saturdays per year
  • Sports, including soccer, volleyball, fencing, netball, athletics
  • Band, music, dance, theater, art


PARENT PROGRAMS

  • Parent workshops to empower, educate and enrich parents
  • 40 Volunteer hours per year, per parent
  • Parents’ Committee expands reach into communities

 

Statistics updated in 2020 based on 2019 academic year data, as reported by the school.