About Eben Dönges High School

Eben Dönges is a dual medium (Afrikaans / English) high school catering for learners from grades 8 to 12.

We are situated on the north eastern fringe of Cape Town, in a suburb called Kraaifontein.

How It All Started

Mr. Eben Dönges

The school is named after Mr Eben Dönges, a government minister during the early 1960’s. The school was opened only weeks after The Union of South Africa declared its independence, forming the Republic of South Africa.

Valuable Information

School hours:


Mondays to Friday from 07:50 to 14:15

Educators and office staff :

07:30 to 15:30

School Principal

Mr G Meyer