Pupils singing a welcoming school to the parents and volunteers

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Ruhanga Development School follows the local curriculum. It is a private mixed day and boarding school with both Nursery and Primary sections. It is fully registered by the Ministry of Education and Sports with a very experienced, competent, and well motivated staff with a strong support staff. Has an enrolment of over 450 pupils with 15 well trained teachers and over 9 non-teaching staff members.

It is situated along Mbarara – Ntungamo road, and pupils come from all over Uganda but mainly from Ntungamo District.

The school’s mission is to “avail education opportunities to all young people regardless of their abilities and circumstances.”

Ruhanga Development School is a great school with lots of facilities including; 11 spacious classrooms, headmaster’s and bursar’s offices, a library, large main hall, boys and girls dormitories with showers and latrines, a kitchen with covered dining area, school playground and a sports field with volleyball, Netball, Basketball and football pitches. We also have a follow-on vocational training centre for students unable to continue on to Senior School and a medical center with qualified medical staff and necessary drugs where our students are initially treated for free.

The meals served in the school include 6am porridge for boarders and again a 10am morning breakfast porridge for all, posho, beans, rice, matooke, vegetables, g-nuts and meat for lunch for all and a similar dinner for boarders.

Students have an opportunity to join the school Scout Troop and there are other additional extra-curricular activities such as debates, football tournaments and displays of singing and dancing especially when visitors are present.

Our school motto is “ Think of the Child”


‘Considering that a large percentage of our children come from non-educated families the academic performance is second to none. Over the past 6 years we have had 100% PLE pass rate with most of the 50+ children in Primary 7 each year gaining Grades 1 or 2. The well-trained staff members who are talented in handling pupils.

Discipline – without the use of corporal punishment – is a vital element in maturing pupils. It is the key to success as evidenced by the good performance for many consecutive years.