Western Springs College
Western Springs College has a well-earned reputation for high academic achievement within a safe, nurturing learning environment guided by progressive teaching practices. The school has approximately 1300 students and aims to provide students and families with the opportunity to experience a secondary education within a school community that accurately reflects the diverse character of 21st century Auckland. Western Springs College closely mirrors its local community and is proud of the traditional ethics of New Zealand. 23% of the students are Maori while 11% are pacific islanders. The school also encourages individuality by allowing students to wear their own clothes to school instead of wearing uniform. It is an excellent choice for independent students or students wishing to be treated as individuals, and attracts students who excel at the arts subjects.