Northcote is fortunate to have six schools – Northcote Primary, Onepoto Primary, St Mary's School, Northcote Intermediate, Northcote College and Hato Petera College. Two of those schools sit right at the heart of the Northcote Development area. They are Onepoto Primary and Northcote Intermediate. You can learn more about the schools from their websites. Both schools also have Facebook pages. Onepoto Primary's is here and Northcote Intermediate's is here.

The Education Review Office reports on all New Zealand schools and these reports can tell you a lot about the quality of a school and its staff. To take a look go to and type the school's name in the search bar.


Northcote is also home to AUT's north campus. The North campus caters for students in teacher education, health sciences, and sport and recreation courses.