A Guide to Schools in St Ives

Hello, folks! Dr. Jeremy Hockey here, your friendly neighbourhood dentist at St Ives Smiles. As a dad to two little ones, Evie and Leo, I’ve been doing a bit of homework on the schools in our area. Whether you’re new in town or a local looking for options, I thought I’d share a bit of what I’ve learned about the schools around St Ives. So, let’s dive in!


St Ives High School


  • About: A coeducational secondary school for years 7-12. Known for its emphasis on academic and personal growth, it’s right here in the heart of the Sydney Northern Suburbs.
  • Location: Yarrabung Rd, St Ives NSW 2075
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Year 7 (2018) scored 568 in Reading and 589 in Numeracy.


St Ives Public School


  • About: This one’s a coeducational primary school for the K-6 kiddos. It’s got a compulsory uniform policy and is part of our local government school network.
  • Location: Horace St, St Ives NSW 2075
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Grade 5 (2018) boasted a 558 in Reading and 547 in Numeracy.


St Ives Park Public School


  • About: Another fantastic coeducational primary option, serving years K-6.
  • Location: Woodbury & Acron Rds, St Ives NSW 2075
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Grade 5 (2018) shone with a 522 in Reading and 510 in Numeracy.


Masada College St Ives


  • About: A coeducational K-12 school offering a close-knit community feel.
  • Location: 9-15 Link Road, St Ives NSW 2075
  • Fees: Vary by grade, with Kinder starting at $13,072 and Year 12 at $26,715.
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Year 9 (2018) scored an impressive 606 in Reading and 669 in Numeracy.


Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School


  • About: A Catholic primary school for years K-6, it combines faith-based learning with a strong academic foundation.
  • Location: 17 Link Road, St Ives NSW 2075
  • Fees: Consistent across grades at $4,596.
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Grade 5 (2018) achieved a 558 in Reading and 537 in Numeracy.


St Ives North Public School


  • About: Serving K-6, this school is known for its vibrant and inclusive environment.
  • Location: 87 Memorial Ave, St Ives NSW 2075
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Grade 5 (2018) excelled with a 581 in Reading and 579 in Numeracy.


Sydney Grammar School, St Ives Preparatory School


  • About: This is a boys’ primary school from Prep to Grade 6. It’s known for its academic rigour and holistic approach.
  • Location: Ayres Rd, St Ives NSW 2075
  • Fees: Start at $27,195 for Kinder and go up to $34,119 for Grade 6.


Brigidine College


  • About: An all-girls secondary school for years 7-12, focusing on empowering young women.
  • Location: 325 Mona Vale Road, St Ives NSW 2075
  • Fees: Consistently $19,570 across all grades.
  • NAPLAN Highlights: Year 9 (2018) scored a fantastic 624 in Reading and 634 in Numeracy.


And there you have it! A little insight into some of the educational gems we have here in St Ives. Whether you’re after a public, private, or faith-based school, there’s something here for everyone. Remember, choosing a school is all about finding the right fit for your child, so take your time and explore what feels right for your family.



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Cheers and keep smiling!
Dr Jeremy, and the team at St Ives Smiles




  • Dr Jeremy Hockey

    Meet Dr. Jeremy Hockey, a passionate dentist and the owner of St Ives Smiles. Graduating from the University of Melbourne in 2014, he brings extensive experience from private practices in Sydney and Melbourne. Dr. Hockey's interest in Orthodontics, encompassing traditional braces and clear aligners, shines through his additional training in these areas.

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