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 2001
  • Annual budget: R70,975,000
  • Number of students: 971 (Including College & Careers)
  • Grades: RR – 12
  • Year-to-year retention: 93%
  • College & Careers students continuing education, employed or both: 86%
  • Total staff: 111
  • School year: Mid-January to early December
  • Number of school days: 200


ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

  • 95% Matric (Grade 12) 2021 Pass Rate (graduation exam) 
  • 99% Matric (Grade 12) Pass Rate (graduation exam) since inception
  • In 2021, 78% of the class met the requirements for admission to bachelor’s degree programs
 

SERVICES ON SITE

  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and up to two snacks are provided per day
  • On-site nursing and health care support
  • On-site counsellors and social workers
  • 14-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, art, robotics


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 2022 based on 2021 academic year data, as reported by the school.