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Sydney Private Schools

Information on private schools in Sydney, NSW Australia. This complete Sydney list contains all private and independent primary schools and secondary schools in Sydney.

The term 'private school' refers to any primary or secondary school that is not administered by the State government. Private schools charge each student a fee to attend and include Catholic schools, Independent schools, Christian schools, non-denominational (no religious affiliation) and other religion-operated schools. Most of the top Sydney schools are private schools. The best Sydney schools are also some of the best schools in Australia.

How many Private Schools are there in Sydney?
There are over 520 private schools in Sydney. Over 300 are Catholic schools and around 35 are Anglican schools. Of the remaining schools, many are Christian schools but at least 57 are non-denominational schools. 72 Sydney schools accept international students (CRICOS registered). 28 schools in Sydney are boarding schools which makes Sydney a popular choice for regional parents looking to send their child to a boarding school. Sydney also has over 60 schools for boys-only and over 50 schools for girls. The remaining Sydney schools are co-educational.

Schools are listed below in order of most-recently updated.

 

This list contains 524 results

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School Profile
Newington College
Newington College - Stanmore NSW
An ELC-12 day and boarding school for boys in Stanmore in the heart of Sydney’s Inner West.
Town or Suburb Stanmore
Religion Uniting Church
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels ELC - Year 12
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
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St Pius X College, Chatswood
St Pius X College, Chatswood NSW
A leading Catholic Boys' College in the Edmund Rice tradition (Years 5-12) offering a truly balanced and challenging academic, spiritual, extra and co-curricular program. The College is consistently ranked as a leading boys' school in NSW.
Town or Suburb Chatswood
Religion Catholic
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Year 5 - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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Trinity Grammar School, Sydney
Trinity Grammar School, Summer Hill NSW
An independent, non-selective, Anglican school for boys from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.
Town or Suburb Summer Hill
Religion Anglican
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Pre Kindergarten to Year 12
Student Enrolments 2,150
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
Oakhill College
Oakhill College, Castle Hill NSW
Oakhill College is a leading independent Catholic school for boys from Years 7-12 and girls from Years 11-12. With an emphasis on delivering a holistic educational experience and open to all, Oakhill College inspires young men and women to aspire to greatness.
Town or Suburb Castle Hill
Religion Catholic
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 1800
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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Edstart
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Town or Suburb Surry Hills
Main Gender Boys, girls, co-ed Boys/Girls/Co-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Crest/ Logo
St Paul's Catholic College, Manly NSW
St Paul's Catholic College - Manly NSW
St Paul’s is a comprehensive secondary college for boys in Manly serving the region. We proudly celebrate over 90 years of quality Catholic education.
Town or Suburb Manly
Religion Catholic
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 400
Crest/ Logo
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Narrabeen NSW
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School - Narrabeen NSW
Fostering children’s academic, social, physical and spiritual growth through our motto “Build in Love”.
Town or Suburb Narrabeen
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Crest/ Logo
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School, Waitara NSW
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary School - Waitara NSW
Our Mercy values of hospitality, respect, integrity, compassion and service underpin all that makes our school special.
Town or Suburb Waitara
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels Year K-6
Student Enrolments 265
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
Brigidine College St Ives
Brigidine College - St Ives NSW
Brigidine girls are challenged to think and experience beyond their boundaries, with excellent academic results, a high level of achievement in the performing arts and sport and a strong commitment to service.
Town or Suburb St Ives
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Crest/ Logo
Oxford Falls Grammar
Oxford Falls Grammar - Oxford Falls NSW
Town or Suburb Oxford Falls
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Crest/ Logo
William Clarke College
William Clarke College - Kellyville NSW
We are a Christ-centred community that seeks to develop extraordinary learners with a passion to serve others. This statement is intrinsically based upon the belief that Christ is the key to unlocking wisdom that gives us all deep understanding and purpose.
Town or Suburb Kellyville
Religion Anglican
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels P-12
Student Enrolments 1,800
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Crest/ Logo
St Catherine's School, Sydney
St Catherine's School, Sydney NSW
We are an Anglican day and boarding girls' school in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Our purpose is simple: to develop young women of character and intellect who are equipped to make their unique contribution to the world.
Town or Suburb Waverley
Religion Anglican
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Crest/ Logo
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary - St Ives NSW School
Corpus Christi Catholic Primary - St Ives NSW School
A faith-filled and welcoming community dedicated to student learning through an extensive range of programs to ensure every child achieves success.
Town or Suburb St Ives
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Student Enrolments 240
Crest/ Logo
Inaburra School
Inaburra School, Bangor NSW
A co-educational, K-12, independent school in southern Sydney. Standing upon its Christian foundation and in partnership with its families, Inaburra seeks to shape life-long learners who are resourceful, creative, confident and discerning.
Town or Suburb Bangor
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - Year 12
Student Enrolments 1200
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Crest/ Logo
The Scots College, Bellevue Hill
The Scots College, Bellevue Hill NSW
The Scots College is committed to a culture of high expectations. As one of the top private boys' schools in Sydney, we acknowledge the importance of student engagement, of challenge and active learning opportunities.
Town or Suburb Bellevue Hill
Religion Presbyterian
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Early Years (age 3 and 4) to Year 12
Crest/ Logo
MLC School
MLC School, Burwood NSW
MLC School is an independent, non-selective, Uniting Church day school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. MLC School has provided generations of girls with an exceptional education and extensive opportunities for personal growth since 1886.
Town or Suburb Burwood
Religion Uniting Church
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Crest/ Logo
Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary School, Chatswood
Our Lady of Dolours Primary School, Chatswood NSW
Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary School is a vibrant learning community located in the bustling heart of Chatswood on Sydney’s leafy North Shore.
Being a relatively small and diverse school community, we know our children and their families well.
Town or Suburb Chatswood
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K - Year 6
Student Enrolments 320
Crest/ Logo
Rouse Hill Anglican College
Rouse Hill Anglican College - Rouse Hill NSW
An Anglican co-educational school for students from Pre-K to Year Twelve.
Town or Suburb Rouse Hill
Religion Anglican
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Pre-K to Year Twelve
Crest/ Logo
Northholm Grammar School
Northholm Grammar School - Arcadia NSW
Northholm Grammar School is an independent, co-educational K-12 school welcoming families of Sydney’s Hills and Hornsby Shires since 1983. It’s the school of choice for parents seeking a cohesive K-12 experience for their child.
Town or Suburb Arcadia
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten - Year 12
Student Enrolments 500
Crest/ Logo
Mater Maria Catholic College – Warriewood
Mater Maria Catholic College – Warriewood
Mater Maria Catholic College is a Years 7 to 12 Systemic co-educational day school focused on learning, collaboration and rich and positive relationships. It is located in Warriewood on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
Town or Suburb Warriewood
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Crest/ Logo

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