List & Map of all Private Schools on the Gold Coast
A comprehensive list and interactive map showing all Gold Coast private schools by location, including an indication of the school fees.
Interactive Map Gold Coast Private Schools
Click on the expand symbol [ ] in the top right corner to enlarge the map or click on the open menu symbol in the top left corner (next to the title) to open the menu & filter schools by location or click on the school symbols on the map for more information. The schools with an pink symbol are special schools.
List of all Gold Coast Private Schools by Location
Private Schools Southern Gold Coast
from Tweed / Coolangatta to Palm Beach / Tallebudgera)
Although not technically in Queensland, Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School serves many students of the southern Gold Coast. It is a co-educational independent Anglican school, and offers Early Learning (Preschool) through to Year 12
Fees: approx. $7,000 - $10,000 per year
The Pacific Coast Christian School is also located just across the border in NSW, but many children from the Southern end of the Gold Coast attend the school. It is a Christian school, from Prep to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $2,400 - $2,800 per year
Pacific Hope School, Tweed Heads (Special School)
Pacific Hope School located inside Pacific Coast Christian School, just across the border in Tweed Heads, is a caring Christian school community that caters for students with a moderate level of Intellectual delay, from Year 3 to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $2,500 per year
This new school opened in 2021 for primary school students from Prep to Year 6 across two mixed-age classes. They follow a mix of teaching philosophies that are child-focused and play- and skills-based.
Fees: approx. $7,000 per year
St Augustine's Parish Primary School is a co-educational Catholic primary school, Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $3,000 per year
St Andrews is a private co-educational Lutheran school and offers an Early Learning Centre (Kindergarten & Pre-Prep) and Prep through to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $6,700 - $9,500 per year
Private Schools Central Gold Coast
(from Burleigh to Southport)
Marymount is a co-educational Catholic Primary School providing education for students from Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $3,200 per year
Marymount College is an independent Roman Catholic co-educational secondary school for students from Year 7 to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $4,400 - $5,000 per year
Gold Coast Christian College is a Christian school from Kindergarten (Early Learning) to Year 12. The College offers small class sizes to maximise learning outcomes and is Christ-centered with daily class worships, weekly chapel programs and additional special event
Fees: approx. $6,000 - $8,000 per year
Hillcrest Christian College is an independent Christian school located in Reedy Creek. The medium-size (approx. 1500 students) co-educational Christian school caters to kids from Pre-Prep (Early Learning) to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $7,500 - $11,000 per year
King's Christian College is a co-educational Christian college. They have three campuses including Reedy Creek, Pimpama and Logan Village 40km south of Brisbane opened in 2020. The Reedy Creek campus offers an Early Learning Centre and Prep through to Year 12 as well as a Trade Training Centre (Years 10-12).
Fees: approx. $6,000 - $9,000 per year
Mastery Schools Australia, Coolangatta & Southport (Special School)
Mastery Schools Australia is a new concept Middle School that focusses exclusively on the needs of students Year 4-9 who have fallen behind or are experiencing learning difficulties, with a particular focus on supporting students with dyslexia. They aim to develop the academic foundations and resilience that will allow students to re-enter mainstream education. There are two campuses on the Gold Coast, located in Coolangatta and in Southport.
Fees: textbook and consumables levy approx. $1,000 per year
Arcadia College, Robina (Special School)
Arcadia College is a co-educational secondary school (Year 7 to Year 12) located in Robina. As a Special Assistance School, they cater for a diverse range of students’ learning, emotional, psychological and physical needs. The college doesn’t charge school tuition fees, just a levy of $250 per term to ensure students have access to quality resources and facilities.
Fees: approx. $1,000 per year
Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, Somerset College is one of Australia's leading independent Primary and Secondary schools and caters for approximately 1500 students from Pre-Prep to Year 12. They're an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP) - an alternative to the Queensland Studies Authority Programme in Years 11 and 12
Fees: approx. $15,000 - $19,000 per year
All Saints Anglican School is a prestigious Christian school on the Gold Coast and welcomes all students irrespective of ethnic or religious origins. All Saints offers a Junior School, Middle School and Senior School from Pre-Prep to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $8,000 - $10,000 per year
St Michael’s College is a co-educational Catholic College for students from Years 7 to Year 12. Situated high on a hill at Merrimac, the school takes in expansive views of the beautiful Gold Coast coastline.
Fees: approx. $6,100 per year
The Gold Coast’s newest Catholic primary school, Star of the Sea School opened in Merrimac in 2022 with an initial intake of students from Prep to Year 3. An extra year level will be added each year until 2026. The school is planned to accommodate approximately 550 students from Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $2,400 per year
St Vincent's Catholic Parish Primary School are a co-educational primary school (Prep to Year 6) and is a part of the Surfers Paradise Catholic Parish.
Fees: approx. $3,700 per year
St Kevin's School is a coeducational Catholic primary school, serving Prep to Year 6, they also have an Early Leaning Centre.
Fees: approx. $3,700
Emmanuel College is an independent, co-educational, multi-denominational Christian school. The College caters to students from Prep through to Year 12 and there is also an affiliated on-campus Early Leaning Centre.
Fees: approx. $8,000 – $10,000 per year
Josiah College, Carrara (Special School)
Josiah College is a small multi-denominational Christian school that provides specialist educational programs for Junior and Senior school-aged students (Y2 - Y10) with autism spectrum disorder.
Fees: approx. $9,200 – $10,500 per year
Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic co-educational school. The college is owned by the Parish and is administered and staffed by Brisbane Catholic Education. Aquinas College has approx. 1200 students from Year 7 to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $6,200 per year
Guardian Angels is a Christian Primary School in the Catholic tradition, serving children Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $3,500 per year
Trinity Lutheran College is a Prep to Year 12 Christian co-educational college, it also offers an on-site Early Learning Centre.
Fees: approx. $9,000 to $11,000
Private Schools Northern Gold Coast
(north of Southport)
St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School is a small (approx. 410 students) co-educational Catholic primary school serving families of the Nerang Catholic Parish from Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $2,800 per year
St Hilda’s School, Southport (Girls only)
St Hilda's School is an all-girls independent Anglican day and boarding school, Pre-Prep to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $13,000 - $22,000 per year
The Southport School, Southport (Boys only)
The Southport School, also referred to as TSS, is an Independent Anglican school for boys from Kindergarten (Early Learning) to Year 12. Boarding is also available from Year 7.
Fees: approx. $14,000 to $25,000
Southport Flexible Learning Centre, Southport (Special School)
The Southport Flexible Learning Centre falls under the banner of Edmund Rice Education Australia. The school is committed to working with young people who wish to re-engage with education, and who have found challenges at mainstream school. It is a catholic, co-educational school for Y7 - Y12.
A.B. Paterson College is a leading co-educational, non-denominational private school. They offer Pre-Prep, Primary and Secondary education.
Fees: approx. $11,000 – $13,500 per year
The Jubilee Primary School is one of Brisbane Catholic Education’s three Ecumenical Schools, it offers education from Prep to Year 6.
Fees: approx. $3,000 per year
St Francis Xavier School is a Catholic primary school for Prep to Year 6
Fees: approx. $3,300 per year
Part of the Brisbane Catholic Education, St Joseph's College in Coomera opened in 2019 with 250 students from Prep to Year 4 + Year 7. Each year two new year levels are added, working towards offering Prep to Year 12 by 2024.
Fees: approx. $3,000 - $4,400 per year
Coomera Anglican College is co-educational Private Christian School offering early learning, primary and secondary education to approx. 1,400 students per annum.
Fees: approx. $7,500 – $11,000 per year
Saint Stephen's College is a co-educational, Preparatory to Year 12 independent school. They also offer Early learning for children aged 2 to 5.
Fees: approx. $8,300 - $11,000 per year
Assisi Catholic College is a co-educational Prep -Year 12 College staffed by Brisbane Catholic Education.
Fees: approx. $3,600 - $5,200 per year
King's Christian College is a Christian co-educational college with three campuses; Reedy Creek, Pimpama and Logan Village 40km south of Brisbane opened in 2020. The Pimpama campus currently offers an Early Learning Centre, Primary Education and High School Years 7 to 9, an additional year level is added annually, with Year 10 commencing in 2022 and the first Year 12 cohort will graduate in 2024.
Fees: approx. $6,000 - $8,000 per year
LORDS (Lutheran Ormeau Rivers District School) is a co-educational Lutheran school for students from Kindy to Year 12
Fees: approx. $4,000 - $6,100 per year
Christian education to families on the Northern Gold Coast, from Prep through to Year 12. The College also has an Early Learning Centre and offers a Pre-Prep education program.
Fees: approx. $4,200 - $6,500 per year
Mother Teresa is a Catholic Primary School serving approx. 210 students from Prep to Y6 since 2011.
Fees: approx. $3,000 per year
Toogoolawa School, Ormeau (Special School / Boys only)
Toogoolawa School is an alternative provider of education for boys aged 9-15 years who no longer attend or are no longer welcome in mainstream schooling. They don’t charge school tuition fees, just a levy of $45 per week to cover the cost of resources and facilities.
Fees: $45 per week
Situated on 32 hectares alongside the Albert River at Yatala, Rivermount College is a non-denominational, co-educational Christian College for students from Prep to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $6,300 - $8,000 per year
Private Schools Western Gold Coast
(Mt Tamborine Area)
Tamborine Mountain College is a small independent, non-denominational co-educational school for ages Prep to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $3,500 - $7,000 per year
Emmaus College is a co-educational ecumenical College that caters for students from Kindergarten (Early Learning) to Year 12.
Fees: approx. $3,300 - $5,300 per year
Silkwood is a private, government accredited co-educational school for students Prep to Year 12. They also offer and Early Learning Centre.