Independent schools offer diverse choices. Find an Independent school or read about types of schools including boarding, special assistance, and schools serving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, students with disability and international students,

Independent schools are diverse, in terms of the communities they serve, student population, size and nature. This diversity has long been considered a major strength of the Australian schooling system, serving the needs of a geographically dispersed, socially mixed, multicultural and multi-faith population.

Ranging from community schools for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in remote areas, specialist education settings for young people at risk and students with disability, boarding schools to educate students from regional and remote locations, large and small multicultural schools in cities and regional areas, there is an Independent schooling option to meet the needs of all families.

Independent schools provide an education which develops resilient young people equipped with the values, skills and capabilities to thrive. They connect with their communities and their autonomy allows them to innovate and respond to the changing needs of students and society.