Welcome to Kelston Boys High School
The School is the only single sex State Boys’ school in West Auckland, is forty nine years old and has a roll of just under a thousand students. The School enrols students from a broad geographical area encompassing the entire City of Waitakere. International Student enrolments are welcomed.
2012 Academic Results
Once again our results were outstanding, reflecting the impressive achievements of our dedicated staff and highly motivated students.
8 Scholarships were gained with the 2012 DUX Michael Kapteyn winning 4 in the Maths and Sciences field.
Our results place the school on a par with national figures, regardless of gender or decile rankings.
The results below reflect how we are nearly hitting five year targets set only two years ago.
2010 2012 Academic Goals 2015
Level 1 58% 81% 90%
Level 2 59% 80% 85%
Level 3 52% 63% 75%
More students than ever before are experiencing excellent endorsements and all expect to pass, with failure not being an option.
Overall we had an 83% pass rate across all subjects.
2 of our students in Year 10, Vishesh Prasad and Rishi Shah, gained outstanding results in Mathematics with scores of 98% and 89% respectively.
Another 3 students gained A* scores of over 90% and 8 gained A scores of over 80%.
Well-done on another highly successful academic year.
Individual student highlights are outlined in our student success sub-page.
Subject Fee Payments
Payment of subject fees is important for Kelston Boys High School to be able to provide quality education for your son. We are aware of the many costs our families have at this time of the year and offer smaller regular payments rather than paying all of your sons fees at once.
Uniform and, stationery are required to be paid for in full at the time of purchase.
Below are the details to set up on line banking payments.
International Rugby Coaching
Rugby Team Coaching Clinic
Kelston Boys High School has a long history of successful school boy Rugby and is known as one of the top Rugby schools in New Zealand.
We now offer these 5 – 3 – 2 Day Programmes to overseas teams, the programme can also be tailored to specific requirements, for example to include ESOL classes based on Rugby or integration with mainstream classes.
Board of Trustee Elections
The School Trustee Elections are being held this year, and we need you to get involved.
Our school is governed by a democratically elected group of people called the Board of Trustees. These trustees make important decisions about our school's strategic direction, student achievement outcomes, resources, staffing and much more.
Being a trustee is an important and rewarding role. Parents, families, whānau and people from the wider community can all be trustees. We're looking for a range of people with a variety of skills, experiences, and attributes who believe in making a positive difference to our children’s learning.
Nomination forms have been posted to all parents / caregivers of full-time students at Kelston Boys High School. These completed forms MUST be in our school office by NOON on 16th MAY 2013.
Please seriously consider standing for our School Board of Trustees.
7th Youth Parliament Winner
Congratulations to Cameron Webster of Year 12 who has been selected to be the Youth MP to represent David Cunnliffe the MP for New Lynn. Cameron will join 120 other 16-18 year-olds in Wellington on the 16th and 17th July to represent the New Lynn Community. Here he will debate legislation, sit on Select Committees and ask questions of Cabinet Ministers.
Well-done Cameron on being chosen for this most prestigious opportunity, by having the best original essay from all 8 Secondary Schools in the New Lynn Electorate on the topic “What are the Biggest Challenges Facing Young New Zealanders who Want To Build a Future in This Country and How Should Government and Society Overcome these Challenges”?
We look forward to hearing and seeing you on TV in July!
To see Cameron's full essay, click here