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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 522 results

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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
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Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School - Forestville NSW
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School - Forestville NSW
Our school motto ‘Let Your Light Shine’ is the inspiration for each child to achieve at
their highest level in the context of an engaging and challenging curriculum.
Town or Suburb Forestville
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
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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 to personalise their child’s education and build a unique learning path.
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
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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
Mount St Benedict College
Mount St Benedict College - Pennant Hills NSW
Mount St Benedict College is a Catholic, independent, girls high school in the Good Samaritan tradition, offering holistic education based on Benedictine values of Pax, Hospitality and Stewardship.
Town or Suburb Pennant Hills
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Crest/ Logo
Shire Christian School
Shire Christian School - Barden Ridge NSW
Shire Christian School started in 1977 and has over 900 students from Prep - Year 12. The school is known for its solid Christian foundation, extensive curriculum choice, strong pastoral care, varied learning experiences and excellence in academic performance.
Town or Suburb Barden Ridge
Religion Non Denominational
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Prep - Year 12
Student Enrolments 900
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
Northern Beaches Christian School (NBCS)
Northern Beaches Christian School - Terrey Hills NSW
Our aim is to develop a culture that brings out the best in our students – in their learning, in their character, in the opportunities they take, the friendships they develop, and in understanding the message of the God who loves them.
Town or Suburb Terrey Hills
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - 12
Student Enrolments 1200
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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
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Barker College
Barker College - Hornsby NSW
Barker is an Anglican day and boarding school, 25 km north of Sydney. In 2022 every year in the School will be coeducational.
Town or Suburb Hornsby
Religion Anglican
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Pre-Kindergarten – Year 12 Coed
Student Enrolments 2200
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Crest/ Logo
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
Crest/ Logo
All Saints Grammar
All Saints Grammar
All Saints Grammar fosters a love of learning and helps students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 reach their full academic potential.
Town or Suburb South Belmore
Religion Greek Orthodox
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels PK - Year 12
Crest/ Logo
Pymble Ladies' College
Pymble Ladies' College, Pymble NSW
A non-selective, independent school for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding available from Year 7 in a beautiful setting with outstanding facilities.
Town or Suburb Pymble
Religion Uniting Church
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten to Year 12
Crest/ Logo
Loreto Normanhurst
Loreto Normanhurst - Normanhurst NSW
A leading, Sydney, Catholic, independent day and boarding school for girls from Years 5-12.
Town or Suburb Normanhurst
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Year 5 -12
Student Enrolments 1100
Crest/ Logo
Hills Grammar
Hills Grammar - Kenthurst NSW
A contemporary, co-educational independent school offering a wide range of opportunities through its academic, co-curricular and student well-being programs.
Town or Suburb Kenthurst
Religion Non Denominational
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels ECEC - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
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 located. 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
St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School - Freshwater NSW
St John the Baptist Catholic Primary School - Freshwater NSW
A place of learning, united in faith, which integrates a community that supports diversity and is accepting of the individual’s strengths and differences in our contemporary world.
Town or Suburb Freshwater
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Crest/ Logo
St Rose Catholic Primary School - Collaroy Plateau NSW
St Rose Catholic Primary School - Collaroy Plateau NSW
Creating a Catholic community which nurtures, inspires and prepares individuals for the future.
Town or Suburb Collaroy Plateau
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Student Enrolments 230
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School - Carlingford NSW
St Gerard's Catholic Primary School - Carlingford NSW
St Gerard’s Carlingford provides a happy and nurturing environment for your child to learn and grow. Discover our school’s innovative classrooms, expansive green spaces, extensive extra-curricular activities and focus on student well-being.
Town or Suburb Carlingford
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Student Enrolments 288
Crest/ Logo
Stella Maris College
Stella Maris College, Manly NSW
A Catholic independent school founded by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan in 1931, offering a distinctive secondary education with a diverse and flexible curriculum supported by innovative learning and pastoral structures that promote student wellbeing.
Town or Suburb Manly
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 900
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
St Agatha's Catholic Primary School, Pennant Hills
St Agatha's Catholic Primary School, Pennant Hills NSW
Providing opportunities and experiences which nurture children’s strengths and
talents and the skills to create their future.
Town or Suburb Pennant Hills
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels Primary
Crest/ Logo

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