Macleans College

2 Macleans roadBuck lands beach
Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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  • With a broad and comprehensive curriculum, paired with its retention of some of the region's leading instructors, and previous outstanding achievements, Macleans consistently produces adaptable students with the ability to take on the world.
  • Macleans College is ranked as the top coeducational state school in New Zealand, and ranked third in New Zealand for students pursuing Csmbridge International Examinations.
  • Macleans College focuses on turning out well-rounded members of society, with the three cornerstones of quality academics, service, and commitment to extra-curricular participation.

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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Macleans College
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 9-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded1980
Campus Size32 acres

Student Body

Enrollment2500 students
% Students of Color
60%
% International Students
15%
% Students Boarding
10%

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size25 students
Teacher : Student Ratio1:25
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
20%
Summer Program OfferedYes

Finances

Endowment Size$2 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$36,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$18,500
% Students on Financial Aid
1%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYes

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
90%
Director of AdmissionsPatrick Lau

School Notes

  • Macleans offers two academic pathways - New Zealand educational qualifications (NCEA) and Cambridge International Examinations
  • Broad curriculum ranging from traditional subjects to comprehensive arts, sports, and vocational trades
  • History of high achievement in math, sciences and fine arts 
  • Extensive extracurricular activities (over 100 clubs or groups)
  • Located on 32 acres in a safe, idyllic, seaside setting with excellent facilities and modern technological capabilities. Located within a 15-minute ferry ride to city centre 
  • Extensive student support with house system, and caters for students of abilities ranging from accelerated programs to learning support programs, including English as a second language learners
  • Police vetted homestay families, with high retention rate located close to school with regular evaluation and review throughout that year
  • SAT testing centre
  • Diverse student body
  • Student support teams including international students, careers/university planning,and guidance departments
  • Range of financial aid opportunities
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, dyspraxia, generalised learning difficulties
  • Macleans College accreditations: NZ qualifications Authority, CAmbridge International Examination Board, Ministry of Education
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    OttawaCanada K1M0T3
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  • Grades: 7-12, PG | 340 students 4653 milesChemin de la Source
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    0041244934888
    46537-12, PG340
  • Grades: 11-12 | 175 students 4158.6 milesPullens Lane Headington
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    9144956028
    4158.611-12175
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    4674.511-12, PG

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    275
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