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Sydney Private Schools

helpdeskInformation 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 523 results

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St Andrew's Cathedral School
St Andrew's Cathedral School, Sydney
St Andrew's Cathedral School is a K-12 coeducational Anglican school, located in the heart of Sydney's CBD.
Town or Suburb Sydney
Religion Anglican
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten to Year 12
Student Enrolments 1250
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
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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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Brent Street Academy - Performing Arts High School
Brent Street Academy - Performing Arts High School
Brent Street Academy is a High School Equivalent for gifted young performing artists. Catering to Years 9-12, BSA has produced Australia's leading dancers, singers and actors seen in live performances, on television and much more.
Town or Suburb Moore Park
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 9 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 60
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Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta
Our Lady of Mercy College, Parramatta NSW
A private, Roman Catholic, day school for girls celebrating 131 years of Mercy Excellence.
Town or Suburb Parramatta
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - 12
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Sydney Japanese International School
Sydney Japanese International School
Town or Suburb Terrey Hills
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels International Division Kindergarten to Year 6
Japanese Division- Years 1 to 9
Student Enrolments 219
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St Leo's Catholic College, Wahroonga
A comprehensive, coeducational Year 7 to Year 12 systemic high school within the Diocese of Broken Bay.
Town or Suburb Wahroonga
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 800
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Holy Family Catholic Primary School - Lindfield NSW
Holy Family Catholic Primary School - Lindfield NSW
Holy Family enjoys a reputation for high academic standards and a very positive, nurturing and caring environment for all students.
Town or Suburb Lindfield
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Student Enrolments 200
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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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
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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
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St Scholastica's College
St Scholastica's College - Glebe Point NSW
St Scholastica’s College is a Catholic, independent school in the Good Samaritan tradition, for girls in Years 7-12. Our day and boarding school has been educating young women for 140 years, instilling values which have their foundations in the Catholic faith
Town or Suburb Glebe Point
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
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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
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The McDonald College, North Strathfield
The McDonald College, North Strathfield NSW
A unique independent school specialising in outstanding academic education and excellence in artistic training and high performance sport.
Town or Suburb North Strathfield
Religion Non Denominational
Main Gender Boys, girls, co-ed Boys/Girls/Co-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Years 3 - 12
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Regents Park Christian School
Regents Park Christian School
A K-12 multicultural, multi-denominational Christian school equipping students to know, grow and serve.
Town or Suburb Regents Park
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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Highfields Preparatory and Kindergarten School
Highfields Preparatory & Kindergarten School - Lindfield NSW
Highfields Preparatory and Kindergarten School specialises in early childhood education and caters for children from Preschool to Year 2.
Town or Suburb Lindfield
Religion Non Denominational
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
Year Levels Preschool - Year 2
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. This year we proudly celebrate our 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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St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Manly NSW
St Mary's Catholic Primary School - Manly NSW
Promoting the values of “Listen, Love and Learn” to develop resilient, compassionate individuals, with a desire to learn.
Town or Suburb Manly
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
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Pittwater House
Pittwater House offers an independent, non-denominational education for students from Pre-school to Yr 12.
At Pittwater House, students benefit from a learning environment consisting of small, single-sex classes on a large co-educational campus.
Town or Suburb Collaroy
Religion Non-denominational
Main Gender Single-gender classes on co-ed campus
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Pre-school - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Special Needs Program available
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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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St Kieran's Catholic Primary School - Manly Vale NSW
St Kieran's Catholic Primary School - Manly Vale NSW
Providing a comprehensive and diverse curriculum that engages and empowers the learner in real and relevant learning experiences.
Town or Suburb Manly Vale
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
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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 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 School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - Year 12
Student Enrolments 1020
Special Needs Program available
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