Onehunga High School
School DescriptionOnehunga High School is an urban co-educational school of 1500 students, situated in central Auckland on the shores of the Manukau Harbour. It is less than 10 minutes from the Auckland International Airport and 15 minutes from the Central Business District.
Our school has accepted international students for many years and offers a full range of services to students from overseas. These include an International Student Department providing extra support for students, carefully selected homestay accommodation and an excellent English Language Department, which caters to the needs of international students. Onehunga High School is a multi-cultural school and international students feel happy and at home in this environment.
At Onehunga High School we are committed to the delivery of quality education. We are an achievement-orientated school which sets and maintains high academic standards. The usual curriculum subjects are offered and complemented with a wide range of other special-interest subjects. Our emphasis is on providing a challenging curriculum that is well taught by professional staff.
We are proud of our:
Students, most of whom continue their education at a tertiary level
International Students, most of whom continue their education at university
Teachers: dedicated, highly skilled and with a passion for and commitment to our students.
“There is a wide range of subjects and a high standard to which they are taught” – Robin (Germany)
“International Students get extra help and you get to meet people from different countries” – Jasbinder (Dubai)
“This school has a good environment and a good International Dean who helps us” – Yuki (China)
“I’m studying at a beautiful school and the teachers and Director help me so much” – Dante (Brazil)
- 35% Percentage of International Students
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