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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 677 results

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School Profile
St Joseph's College Hunters Hill
St Joseph's College Hunters Hill NSW
Town or Suburb Hunters Hill
Religion Catholic
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Years 7 to 12
Student Enrolments 1074
BoardingBoarding Available
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Kambala, Rose Bay
Kambala, Rose Bay NSW
Established in 1887, Kambala is an ELC to Year 12 Independent Anglican girls school, located in beautiful grounds on the rising shore above Rose Bay, overlooking Sydney Harbour.
Town or Suburb Rose Bay
Religion Anglican
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels ELS – Year 12
Student Enrolments Day – 950, Boarding – 50
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

BoardingBoarding Available
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St Vincent's College, Potts Point
St Vincents College Potts Point NSW
St Vincent’s College is a dynamic learning community which cherishes its Catholic heritage. The College fosters creativity, discernment and leadership in the development of students to be courageous women of action.
Town or Suburb Potts Point
Religion Catholic
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - 12
Student Enrolments 750
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Additional Needs Program available
BoardingBoarding Available
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Ravenswood School for Girls
Ravenswood School for Girls
Ravenswood School for Girls is one of Australia’s leading independent girls’ schools. A Uniting Church, Prep to Year 12 Day multi-award-winning Positive Education and Wellbeing School that also offers Boarding from Year 7.
Town or Suburb Gordon
Religion Uniting Church
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels PREP-12
Student Enrolments 1400
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
BoardingBoarding Available
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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
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels K - 12
Student Enrolments 1300
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
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Regents Park Christian School
Regents Park Christian School
Regents Park Christian School is a warm and inviting co-educational community where your child will be welcomed and nurtured from Kindergarten through to Year 12. We invite you to tour our campus to discover our facilities, programs and culture.
Town or Suburb Regents Park
Religion Christian
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten to Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Additional Needs Program available
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Tara Anglican School For Girls
Tara Anglican School For Girls, North Parramatta
Tara Anglican School for Girls is a Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 day and boarding school situated in North Parramatta. Tara is an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and the HSC.
Town or Suburb North Parramatta
Religion Anglican
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Pre Kindergarten - Year 12
Student Enrolments 900
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Additional Needs Program available
BoardingBoarding Available
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 1175
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
BoardingBoarding Available
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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
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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
BoardingBoarding Available
Crest/ Logo
Meriden School, Strathfield
Meriden School, Strathfield NSW
A non-selective, independent school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12.
Town or Suburb Strathfield
Religion Anglican
Main Gender GirlsGirls
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Pre - Kindergarten - Year 12
Student Enrolments 1,750
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
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Shore
SHORE, North Sydney NSW
Shore has been committed to the education and nurturing of generations of curious minds since the School began in 1889. Our priority has always been to deliver excellence in teaching and learning, and the character development of students in our care.
Town or Suburb North Sydney
Religion Anglican
Main Gender BoysBoys
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Early Learning - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
BoardingBoarding Available
Crest/ Logo
Reddam House North Shore
Reddam House North Shore
Town or Suburb North Sydney
Religion Non-denominational
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Kindergarten - Year 10
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Georges River Grammar, Georges Hall
Georges River Grammar, Georges Hall
Georges River Grammar is an independent, co-educational school for students from Kindergarten to Year 12, located in Sydney’s South-West.
Town or Suburb Georges Hall
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
Additional Needs Program available
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
Student Enrolments 1260
Additional Needs Program available
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St Leo's Catholic College, Wahroonga
St Leo's Catholic College - Wahroonga NSW
An inclusive comprehensive, co-educational Year 7 to Year 12 systemic Catholic secondary college 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 1000
Crest/ Logo
Sydney Catholic Schools
Sydney Catholic Schools
Town or Suburb Sydney
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Boys, girls, co-ed Boys/Girls/Co-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
  • Dedicated Special Needs School
Year Levels Kindergarten - Year 12
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Additional Needs Program available
St Paul's Catholic College, Manly NSW
St Paul's Catholic College - Manly NSW
St Paul’s College is a safe and inclusive community offering an authentic, professional Catholic education with co-educational opportunities from 2025. Located on the Northern Beaches with modern facilities, extensive grounds and uninterrupted harbour views.
Town or Suburb Manly
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Secondary School
Year Levels Year 7 - Year 12
Student Enrolments 310
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Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary, West Pymble
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Catholic Primary - West Pymble NSW
A welcoming and dynamic school with a very strong sense of community. Our goal is to develop independent and creative learners who are motivated to achieve their maximum potential.
Town or Suburb West Pymble
Religion Catholic
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Primary School
Year Levels K-6
Gifted and Talented Program available Gifted & Talented Program
Additional Needs Program available
Crest/ Logo
German International School Sydney (GISS)
German International School Sydney - Terrey Hills NSW
Founded in 1989, the German International School Sydney provides a complete, bilingual education within a multicultural environment for students from Preschool to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (Years 11 and 12).
Town or Suburb Terrey Hills
Religion Non Denominational
Main Gender Co-edCo-ed
School Type
  • Early Learning
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Primary through Secondary
Year Levels Preschool - Year 12
IB

 An International Baccalaureate World School

Crest/ Logo

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