Basic Information

Secondary | State-integrated | Boys

Physical address

581 Evans Bay Parade

Student numbers

  • 850 Total students
  • 30 International students
  • 25 Average class size

Accommodation options



NZD $14,000 (2016 tuition fee)

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Contact information

Wayne Mills - Deputy Rector/International Student Manager

St Patrick’s College


St. Patrick’s College, Wellington established in 1885 is the oldest Catholic Boys’ College in New Zealand. Education at St. Patrick’s is based on Marist tradition and philosophy in which each student is treated as a unique individual who is enabled to grow spiritually, academically, culturally, emotionally, physically and socially in a nurturing Catholic environment.

We are very proud of our tradition and aim to provide an education, which will enable each student to have a lifelong love of learning and the skills to succeed in today’s ever-challenging world.

Why St Patrick’s College?

  • The College has a reputation for academic excellence and offers a wide variety of subjects in the senior school (Years11 to 13) where the emphasis is on each student achieving to his potential and attaining nationally recognised qualifications.
  • St Patrick’s offers excellent support and care to all its students so that they have an enjoyable and productive time at the College.
  • The College is located in Kilbirnie, only 5 minutes minutes from Wellington Airport, and 7 minutes from the central city. It has easy access to a wide range of civic, sporting and recreational facilities

Qualifications Offered

  • NCEA