Harare High School established in 1958 was the first Government Secondary (Salisbury) School built for the black African child in Harare Province. Its motto is ‘Danho Rashaiwa Makumbo’ meaning the leader of success but literary the school struggled to enrol students at the beginning. The enrolment by then was 142 students which comprised of 140 boys and 2 girls. The current enrolment is 1909 students: boys 944, girls 965 and a staff compliment of 95.
Catchment area:- Mbare community and surrounding areas due to good reputation and better results. Most of the buildings were constructed before 1958 and since then the school had not being refurbished.
The school engaged the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) which offered free labour which included:-
Painting the whole school in and outside and the roofs.
Repair of collapsed ceiling
Metal Technology and Design work benches
Repair of non functional borehole
General electrical repairs
Plumbing – removal of old rusty galvanised pipes and replacing with PVC pipes.
Refurbishment of the previously condemned abolition block constructed during the colonial era with no doors and windows.
We boast of a plus or minus 90% fees collection rate because of viable payment plan system and excellent results.
Harare High boost of high quality results at ‘A’ Level considering the number of candidates who sit for public examination. ‘O’ Level results are also increasing and its a source of pride since they are improving yearly.
We provider our own catering services offered by Food Technology and Design Department.
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