2022 Top 10 Richest Private Schools in New Zealand

8. Kristin School

Kristin School is a private co-educational composite school located in Albany, North Shore, New Zealand. Kristin is an IB World School with approximately 1663 students.

The school was established in 1973 by a small group of parents, and is owned by the Kristin School Charitable Trust (non-profit making – fees are used to pay expenses and facilities) and is governed by trustees and governors appointed from both the school and the wider community.

Kristin contains a Kindergarten and is divided into three separate schools – Junior (years 0-6), Middle (years 7-10), and Senior (years 11-13). Reflecting contemporary managerialism, each school has its own principal and an executive principal has overall responsibility to the Board of Governors.

They have an asset of $82 million.

7. Diocesan School for Girls

Diocesan School for Girls (Dio) is a private girls’ school in Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand. It is consistently a top-achieving school nationally. The school is Anglican-based and was established in 1903. It caters to international students and has accommodation for 50 boarders at Innes House. The school elected to offer students the option of International Baccalaureate diplomas, as an alternative to the national NCEA qualification, from 2008.

They have a net estimated asset of $82 million.

6. Christ’s College

Christ’s College, Christchurch is an independent Anglican secondary day and boarding school for boys, located in the city centre of Christchurch, New Zealand.

Founded in 1850 by Reverend Henry Jacobs in Lyttelton as a school for early settlers, College is the oldest independent school in the country. The college currently caters for approximately 647 students from Year 9 to Year 13.

Christ’s College is an International Member of The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC). The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC) represents the Heads of the leading independent schools in Ireland and the United Kingdom and International schools mainly from the Commonwealth. Christ’s College is one of only three member schools in New Zealand.

The school has a net asset worth of $118 million.

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