Private schools in Auckland, New Zealand

Private Schools

Private school options for educating children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand.

Finding the right school for your child be that primary, intermediate or high school can be daunting. If you are considering your child attending a private school, we recommend attending your preferred school’s open days, making a time to visit, or your child attending a trail day to see it they are the right fit for your child (and your family). 

Featured Auckland Private Schools

Ficino School

27 Esplanade Road, Mount Eden map

Ficino School provides a high quality, non-denominational, private school education to boys and girls from Year One to Year Eight. Ficino School is a values-based academic institution with an emphasis on the unique potential of every child. Tradition, virtue and morality are united with philosophy and learning in a caring and industrious environment.

Based in Mt Eden, Ficino School and Preschool provide an excellent opportunity for meeting the educational needs of families from the neighbouring suburbs as well as further afield.

Read the latest ERO report here.

Auckland Private Schools


360 Albany Highway, Albany, Auckland

Junior school from Kindergarten to Year 6.
Middle school for students in Year 7 to Year 10.
Senior school for students in Year 11 to Year 13.
Read the latest ER0 report here



Saint Kentigern

Saint Kentigern Preschool
514  Remuera Road Remuera, Auckland
Private preschool for ages 3 to 4.
Read the latest ER0 report here

Saint Kentigern Girls School
514  Remuera Road Remuera, Auckland
Private girls school for years 0 to 8.
Read the latest ER0 report here

Saint Kentigern Boy’s School
82 Shore Road, Remuera, Auckland
Private boys school for years 0 to 8.
Read the latest ER0 report here

Saint Kentigern College
130 Pakuranga Road, Pakuranga, Auckland
Co-educational private secondary school for years 7 to 13.
Read the latest ERO report here



The Forest School 

605 Hibiscus Coast Highway Hatfields Beach, Auckland

One Day School during term time where children aged 5 to 14 years come one day per week to learn 100% in nature to compliment their regular classroom setting. The registered teachers are happy to provide a learning context for children who thrive by being active all day and immersed in nature. 



Pinehurst School

75 Bush Road, Albany
Coeducational day private school for Year 1 to Year 13. Read the latest ERO report here.


Kings School

258 Remuera Road, Remuera, Auckland

Boys private primary school from the Early Learning Centre to Year 8 (4 to 13 years).  Read the latest ER0 report here



Kings College

Golf Ave, Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand

Private secondary school for boarding and day students; boys from Year 9 and girls from Year 11.  Read the latest ER0 report here



Dilworth School

2 Erin Street, Remuera

Private boarding school for boys in Years 5 to 13. Students are on full scholarships covering education and boarding costs. Read the latest ER0 report here



Auckland International College

37 Heapy Street, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland

Coeducational day and boarding private secondary school for Years 11 to 13. Read the latest ER0 report here



Wentworth Primary and College

65 Gulf Harbour Drive, Gulf Harbour, Whangaparaoa

Coeducational day private primary and college for students in Year 1 to Year 13. Read Wenworth Primary’s latest ERO report here and Wentworth College’s latest ERO report here