Avondale College provides an outstanding quality of education within one of New Zealand's biggest and best secondary schools. Our co-educational college has all the advantages of size yet offers all the warmth, encouragement and intimacy of a small school. The facilities and setting are second to none, and the teaching is of the very highest standard.
Our student body of over 2,600 includes 150 foreign fee-paying students who come to our college for the high quality of education that is on offer both in English language and in the broader academic curriculum.
We have 14 hectares of well-cared-for and park-like grounds incorporating courtyards, gardens, grassed areas and seven sports fields, including the first water-based artificial multi-sport surface in Auckland city with associated pavilion. Our sports stadium has two full-sized gyms, with the main one seating one thousand. All indoor sport can be played. As well, the stadium has two squash courts, a climbing wall, a dance studio, an aerobics room and a weights room. Over 140 sports teams make full use of the stadium and fields and compete with excellent success in Auckland competitions. In any one year we will have a large number of teams competing in premier grade sport.