International Fees

2024 International Fees

Hutt Valley High School welcomes international students at all high school year levels from all countries. We can accept students at any time of the year. Short term programmes are available on request.

Our international students can stay for one term, focusing on travel and experiencing a new culture or for three or four years to achieve New Zealand academic qualifications to apply to New Zealand universities.

Download Hutt Valley High School’s 2024 International Fees (PDF)

1 Term2 Terms3 Terms4 Terms
Tuition Fee $4,125$8,250$12,375$16,500
(per week)
Homestay placement and support Fee$250$300$350$400
Administration Fee$250$500$750$1,000
Special Dietary Requirements* (per week)$20$20$20$20
Prices are subject to change.
*For example, gluten free or vegetarian.

Other costs to note are purchasing a school uniform (approximately $250) and NCEA exam fees (approximately $390).

2025 International Fees

Download Hutt Valley High School’s 2025 International Fees (PDF)

2024 Start Dates

Our school year has four terms of approximately 10 weeks each. Students are able to begin school at any time however starting in February allows students to access all of the subjects, sports and clubs we have available.

  • Term 1 – Wednesday 31 January to Friday 12 April 2024
  • Term 2 – Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July 2024
  • Term 3 – Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September 2024
  • Term 4 – Monday 14 October to approximately 13 December 2024
Information on the Term 1, Term 2, Term 3 and Term 4 start and end dates of the school year for international students in 2024.

2024 Term 4 Programme

Hutt Valley High School runs a 4-week activities programme for all non-NCEA international students throughout November. The programme is a combination of outdoor education, team projects, volunteer work, school based activities, overnight trips and personal development.

The first three weeks of term 4 consist of regular classes and then the 4-week programme commences after that. A full programme will be made available before the end of term 3. The cost of the programme is included in the tuition fees.

Contact the International Team

Any questions? Please contact the International Team at HVHS.

Photos of Hutt Valley High School's Principal, International Student Director, International Homestay Coordinator and International Administrator.