Secondary Schools (High Schools)

Our region has some of the country's top performing secondary school students, with 83% of 18-year-olds in Nelson achieving at least NCEA Level 2, the second-highest proportion in New Zealand. Marlborough also has an above-average proportion of 18-year-olds attaining NCEA Level 2. 

Nelson-Marlborough secondary schools offer over 40 internationally recognised subjects, from traditional subject such as maths, science and languages, to vocational subjects including graphic design, outdoor education and the arts. Each school has a special focus or characteristic that makes it unique, but all of them provide a safe and secure environment with extensive support to help you achieve your full potential.

Offering a wide range of choice, the Nelson-Marlborough secondary schools cater for those seeking: single sex or coeducation options, boarding or homestay accommodation, and city / country /seaside locations.