Pretoria Boys High School is a traditional boys school situated on an 85 acre campus to the south-east of the city centre. With origins that can be traced back to 1901, it is one of the oldest schools in the province. Enrollment of around 1500 pupils makes it the largest boys' school in South Africa. The school prides itself on maintaining high standards and an ethos of a holistic education based on the pillars of a full academic, cultural and sporting programme. PBHS is a state school with additional funding provided through school fees payable by parents. Three boarding houses provide accommodation for over 300 pupils.