Queenstown's high school, Wakatipu High School, has as its mission "to deliver great all-round education that enables our students to reach for their heights" and that is what they do every day. The key priority in this great all-round education is student learning, progress and achievement, and our results are testament to the very high levels of academic achievement of our students.
Our goal is to provide opportunities for all students to develop to their full potential by discovering and building on their strengths. In 2016 79% of our students gained entrance to university along with a range of other qualifications.
We have culturally diverse and talented students with a high degree of individual spirit and a broad view of the world and its opportunities. They reach their full academic, physical and social potential in a positive, personal and caring environment. Academically they achieve above national average and go on to successful tertiary studies and careers.
We are situated in picturesque Queenstown, known as “the jewel” in New Zealand’s scenic splendour. It is the “Number 1” destination for tourists and locals. It is an excellent environment in which to live and learn. Good shopping, great sporting and outdoor facilities and very close to ski fields. The international airport is ten minutes from school and downtown. Queenstown, a vibrant tourist destination is safe and supportive for students. International students love and thrive studying here.
We are excited to be moving to a total new campus and school in 2018.
68 Fryer Street
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64 3 442 7370
We have outstanding outdoor opportunities. In particular, skiing, ice hockey and snowboarding in winter. In summer rowing, tennis, golf and tramping
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