More than 14 000 pupils in Gauteng have still not been placed in schools.
A tweet by Panyaza Lesufi, MEC for Education and Youth Development in Gauteng, confirmed this.
Lesufi explained the number of unplaced pupils had gone down from 34 000 to 14 000.
He added that the Gauteng Department of Basic Education is aiming to place the remaining students in schools by the 30th of November.
On their Facebook page the Gauteng Department of Education has appealed to parents to accept their placement offers.