Hoërskool Eldoraigne

State school Centurion Gauteng
Hoërskool Eldoraigne
Address
Christopher Street 0157

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Information
School typePublic
MottoVervoul jou roeping
(Fulfill your calling)
Religious affiliation(s)Christian
Established1974; 46 years ago (1974)
School districtDistrict 9
School number012 660 2066
HeadmasterMr Anton Prinsloo
Deputy PrincipalMr Dave du Plessis
Staff100 full-time
Grades8–12
GenderBoys & Girls
Age14 to 18
Enrollment1,790 pupils
LanguageAfrikaans
Schedule07:20 - 14:00
CampusUrban Campus
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)     Green
     White
NicknameEldo's
RivalAfrikaanse Hoër Meisieskool
Hoërskool Garsfontein
Hoërskool Menlopark
Hoërskool Waterkloof
Hoërskool Zwartkop
AccreditationGauteng Department of Education
NewspaperThe Eldo Info
Feeder schoolsLaerskool Wierdapark
Websitehttp://www.hseldo.co.za

Hoërskool Eldoraigne is a public Afrikaans medium co-educational high school situated in the suburb of Eldoraigne in Centurion in the Gauteng province of South Africa, it is one of the top and most academic schools in Gauteng and The learners are known as Eldo's.

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History

Situated on the corner of Christopher street and Dordrecht street, Eldoraigne was founded in 1974 as an Afrikaans secondary school.[2][3]

National history

SA Schools Rugby

Provincial history

Blue Bulls Rugby Union invites:[4]

Ranking

Eldoraigne was rated[by whom?] as the best secondary school in Gauteng.[5] It also gained number one on Homecoming Revolution [6]

School management board

Communication

Eldoraigne has a weekly newsletter called Eldo Info which contains the school's highlights of the week. It also contains a letter for the students written by the principal, invitations to social events, weekly sports results, upcoming sport matches, and opportunity for extra tutoring classes.[7]

Sport

Eldoraigne encourages its students to take part in any form of sport they are interested in, although this doesn't count for extra credit. Types of sport done at the school include[8]

Academics

Academic pass rates for grades 8 through 11 for the past ten years.

The pass rates for matric has been 100% for the first 9 years and 99.68% for 2013. Matric pass rates:

Events

Eldoraigne has multiple cultural events learners can participate in including

  • Eldo Idols
  • Drama
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Music
  • Art
  • Choir
  • Carnivals

Facilities include:

  • Laboratory
  • IT labs
  • La Doraigne Restaurant
  • Gymnasium
  • Sports fields
  • Music centres
  • Cricket Academy
  • Astro Hockey field
  • Drama Theatres
  • Dance Theatres
  • Elektronika laboratoriums

References

  1. ^ "Eldoraigne High Home".
  2. ^ "About Eldoraigne".
  3. ^ "Pretoria South Africa".
  4. ^ "Eldoraigne Sport".
  5. ^ "Serve Africa".
  6. ^ "Homecoming Revolution". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14.
  7. ^ Eldo info newsletter
  8. ^ "Eldoraigne Sport".