Alberton High School

Admissions Overview

Grade 8

Applications for Grade 8 will be managed by the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) via their e-admissions online application system. Applications must be submitted during the application period via

When a parent applies to a school for their child, the placement criteria are ranked as follows:

    • Home address within the school’s feeder zone
    • Sibling at the school
    • Work address within the school’s feeder zone
    • Home address within a 30km radius
    • Home address beyond a 30km radius

Required supporting documents for Grade 8 applicants:

    • Certified copy of the child’s birth certificate
    • Certified copies of parents’ IDs or Passports
    • Proof of home address (City of Johannesburg rates account <3 months old or current lease agreement)
    • Proof of work address (if using your work address for the application)
    • Learner’s latest Grade 7 school report
    • Refugee Permit/Asylum Seeker Permit/Permanent Residence Permit/Study Permit for non-South African Citizens only

Grade 9 -11

Applications open – (don’t have a date yet)

Process for applications:

NB! Please note that only physical applications will be accepted. No applications will be accepted electronically or via email.

Relevant application forms can be downloaded and printed here or collected from the school during office hours.

Application forms must be

    • Completed and signed by both parents – front and back pages
    • All supporting documentation must be attached – except for the transfer card
    • Back page – please ensure that witnesses sign- for parents’ signature

Documentation required (hard copies)

    • Both parent’s IDs
    • Guardian IDs (if applicable)
    • Legal Guardianship papers (if applicable)
    • Proof of residence
    • Municipality Account
    • If renting- Lease agreement, and owners’ municipality account and/ levy statement
    • Letter of employment (not a payslip)
    • Unabridged birth certificate/ abridged birth certificate
    • Passport photos x2
    • Study permit (if applicable)
    • Medical aid details (if applicable)
    • Refugee Permit/Asylum Seeker Permit/Permanent Residence Permit/Study Permit for non-South African Citizens both parents/guardians and the learners. 

Please note that if an application is completed by one parent only (i.e. divorced, separated, or in the case of death) an affidavit or death certificate is required stating that they (name of the parent in full) will be responsible for (name of the learner in full) school fees while attending Alberton High School.

On receipt of the application form, an acknowledgment of receipt letter will be issued to the parent.