About us

Rustenburg Girls’ High School provides a diverse, supportive and enquiring learning environment that equips its learners with the academic, service, sporting and cultural foundations required to excel in every sphere of life.

Rustenburg Girls’ High School is a leading academic school based in Rondebosch, Cape Town and committed to:

  • striving for excellence
  • providing a broad education
  • involving learners, parents and staff
  • operating on sound business and leadership principles

To this end, Rustenburg strives to create a diverse and challenging learning environment in which the unique potential of each individual is valued and nurtured and a sound balance is maintained between this individuality and answering the demands of the school and wider community in a sensitive and practical manner.

Rustenburg will be 125 years old in 2019, and has a current enrolment of just over 860 girls. The staff of 54 full and part-time subject specialist educators ensures academic support of the highest quality in classes of a size conducive to optimal learning. Over the years, Rustenburg girls have made a significant contribution to South African society. We reflect with great pride on their achievements and look forward with optimistic anticipation as the present generation takes leadership in a myriad of work and study opportunities.


Rustenburg: a school of excellence where girls are leading courageously, exploring their unique potential confidently and serving the world compassionately.