Gauteng’s Most Sought-After Primary Schools Face Overwhelming Demand

Seeking Top Schools for Their Kids

Parents always aim for the best education for their children, and choosing the right school is a top priority.

Recently, an update on the allocation of grade one and eight learners for 2024 has unveiled the schools that parents are eager to enroll their children in.

Unsurprisingly, the demand far surpasses the available space in these schools, with some primary schools receiving applications six times higher than their capacity.

Among the top five sought-after schools, each received over 1000 applications, while they can only accommodate around 200 students.

For instance, Laerskool Akasia received a staggering 1476 applications but has space for just 146 grade one learners.

A Quick Recap of the Most Sought-After Primary Schools in Gauteng

The struggle to secure a spot in highly regarded schools has left many parents scrambling.

The top five most in-demand primary schools in Gauteng have witnessed a flood of applications but are constrained by limited openings.

These schools face the difficult task of selecting a small fraction of the applicants while disappointing many hopeful parents and students.

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