Types of schools

DIFFERENCES between private and public schools are:

DIFFERENCES between private and public schools are:

l In government schools, the teacher-pupil ratio is 32.3 to one, whereas in independent or private schools it is 17.5 to one.

l Only 14percent of independent schools charge fees more than R20000 a year.

l Religious schools are the largest subcategory of independent schools, they make up to 43percent of the sector.

l Out of all the pupils in the country, only three percent attend private schools.

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