Zimbabwe Top 17 secondary schools

Zimbabwe Top 17 secondary schools provide quality education and are known to deliver strong academic performances.

Here’s a short guide to Zimbabwe Top 17 secondary schools:

St. George’s College:

This Private Catholic boy’s school in Harare is the oldest formal school established in Zimbabwe. Located in the Borrowdale suburb of Zimbabwe, incumbents are required to take a Grade 8 entrance exam in order to be accepted and enrolled into the school.

St. John’s College:

This is an independent secondary school for 12 to 18 year old boys in Zimbabwe. The school has room for girls in the International Baccalaureate Programme.

Falcon College:

A school that prides itself on leadership and discipline, Falcon College offers a broad range of activities, including academic, sporting and cultural activities.

Chisipite Girls’ High School:

Founded on Christian principles, this school is proud to be able to create an atmosphere of caring and concern for others.

Peterhouse School:

Founded in 1955 as an independent Anglican boarding school for boys aged 12 to 18, Peterhouse School is located 85km south east of Harare.

The school now includes two other schools and a co-ed preparatory school, Springvae House and Peterhouse Girls’ School.

Its board of governors includes the likes of Mr JD Carter (Chairman, ex Chairman of Barclays Bank Zimbabwe) and Senior Minister, the HonDidymus Mutasa.

Peterhouse has 480 boys (boarders) and 290 girl pupils.

Arundel School:

With 550 girls enrolled, this English medium school has 45 full-time staff members. The age group admitted is between 12 and 18 years old.

Lomagundi College:

This is an English-speaking, Christian school based in an area close to Harare. Its motto is “Tabatana” which means togetherness. It is a rural, independent co-ed boarding school.

Dominican Convent High School:

The oldest established school in Harare was founded in 1892 by Mother Patrick, an Irish nun with 10 pupils. Originally co-ed, the school later established Hartmann House for boys.

Girls’ College:

This girls’ high school in Bulawayo was founded in 1983 and prides itself on its vision of “Moulding women for the modern world”.

Christian Brothers College:

This school offers ‘O’ levels in Form 4 and ‘A’ levels in Upper Sixth. It also restricts classes to manageable sizes, while offering a comprehensive range of subjects.

More of Zimbabwe Top 17 secondary schools includes:

  • Harare International School
  • Heritage School
  • Hillcrest School
  • Ignatius College
  • Petra High School
  • Prince Edward School
  • Francis Xavier’s Kutama College




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