We welcome your interest in enrolling your son at Hamilton Boys' High School. 
Our 2021 enrolments are now open. 
To download an Enrolment Form, please click here.
To view or download our 2021 Prospectus online click here.
Year 9 enrolments for 2021 will need to be returned by Friday 28th August 2020. You will also need to include your mid-year report from your current school. These are normally sent out in July.

Our Information Evening is Wednesday 22 July 2020 from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm. 

We look forward to seeing you and your son's at our Open Day on Tuesday 4th August 2020. Session times are 9.30am and 1.30pm. 

If you are living in zone, and wish to enrol your son for 2020, please email enrolments@hbhs.school.nz.

Enrolling as a Day Student

Yr 9 Applications close on Friday 28th August 2020 with the Yr 9 Ballot on 4 Sept 2020. Families will be notified by mail around mid September. 

Yr 10 - 13 Applications close on Friday 6th November 2020 with the Yr 10 - 13 Ballot on 13 November 2020. Families will be notified by mail around the end of November.

If you are unable to print the enrolment form, please contact the school to request an enrolment pack to be posted or you can collect one from the school office.

Enquires, please email: enrolments@hbhs.school.nz

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Enrolling in Argyle House

Enrolments for Year 9 students for 2021 have now closed. 

Enrolments for Years 10 - 13 for 2021 close on Monday 14 September 2020

For an Argyle enrolment form please click here and send to the address below. Please also complete the Argyle House Medical & Permission Form, click here

You will also need to complete the Confidential Health Form.

You may also wish to apply for Academy of Arts or Elite Sports.

Alternatively, you can contact us for these forms.

Please note that admission to Argyle House automatically gives enrolment to Hamilton Boys' High School, however, should your application be unsuccessful and you still wish to enrol at Hamilton Boys' High School Day Student place you need to advise us at the school to have the Argyle Enrolment Form transferred to be a Day Application.

Enquires, please email: argyle@hbhs.school.nz

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Any enrolment enquiries for Argyle House for Year 10 - 13 places can be directed to Katrina McLaughlin by email: kmclaughlin@hbhs.school.nz.


Argyle House offers:

  • Modern comfortable accommodation for 170 Year 9 to Year 13 boys.

  • Seven Masters (ALL teaching at HBHS), four Assistant Masters. One week day Matron residing on-site; one weekend Matron residing off-site.

  • Three Masters each evening to supervise Prep.

  • Year 12 and some Year 13 boys are accommodated in motel-unit-type accommodation with their own ensuite and attached Prep. facilities.  Single room self-contained accommodation at the Grove adjacent to the school for 27 Year 13 students.

  • Years 11, 10 and 9 boys are accommodated in the Dorm Block with each dormitory divided into cubicles.

  • Head Chef and catering assistants to provide nutritious and varied meals.

  • WiFi access to internet under BYOD policy. Desktop computer facilities available in the junior prep room linked through school network. Chrome Books provided for senior prep in the Dining Room.

  • Tutoring assistance.

  • Large Common rooms with excellent recreational facilities

  • 20 hectares of school grounds for additional recreational games and activities.


Enrolments for Year 9 in 2021 open in February 2020.

Enquiries to Mr Murray McKenzie (Head of Boarding) argyle@hbhs.school.nz

Home Zone

Students who live within the zone described below shall be entitled to enrol at Hamilton Boys' High School. See below for out of zone enrolments.

The geographical outer boundaries of the Hamilton Boys' High School in-zone area:

Boundary Road, Fifth Avenue to the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Tramway Road, a line from the Tramway Road to Bisley Road and the the Knighton Road, Ruakura Road intersection, then down Knighton Road and Clyde Street to Grey Street, along Grey street to Cobham Drive, along Cobham Drive to the Waikato River, along the Waikato River to Selwyn Street, along Selwyn Street and Lake Crescent, through Innes Common to Killarney Road as far as Queen's Avenue, along Queen's Avenue and Lake Road to the Commerce Street Corner, then Mill Street to Boundary Road.

Note: Both sides of all streets and roads included in the above description are included unless otherwise stated.

Click here to view or print the school zone and to view the list of streets click here within the school zone.

To see an interactive map of the school zone click here and type 'Hamilton Boys' High School' in the Facility Name textbox and click 'Show/Hide Enrolment Zone'.

Proof of residence within the home zone will be required. This evidence should take the form of a rental or sale and purchase agreement plus two utility bills (i.e power, telecom, gas).

Out of Zone

Out of zone applications for enrolment will be prioritised in the following order:

In Zone: Living within the Home Zone.
Priority 2: Brother of current student.
Priority 3: Brother of previous student.
Priority 4: Son of previous student.
Priority 5: Son of an employee or board member.
Priority 6: Living outside the Home Zone.


If there are more applicants in the second, third, fourth or fifth priority groups than there are places available, selection within the priority group will be by ballot conducted in accordance with the instructions issued by the Secretary under Section 11G(1) of the Education Act 1989.