Crimson Global Academy
Offering online high school courses for students in Years 9-13.
CGA is a highly selective independent school, where dedicated instructors help aspiring world leaders to pursue their passions through real-time, online classrooms and personalised 1-1 tutoring.
Essential Fast Facts
Registered New Zealand Private School
Crimson Global Academy is New Zealand's first registered private online high school. CGA is registered with the New Zealand Ministry of Education, in accordance with the Education Act 1989 and Education Review Office (ERO).
Crimson instructors are qualified and experienced teachers with a track-record of enabling students to succeed on the world stage. Our teachers are selected for the stellar record, experience and expertise in subject specific areas.
Individualized Student Support
Our dedicated teachers, advisors, and college counsellors cater to students who wish to excel in their chosen subjects or extend their subject base beyond their school. We also support student-athletes, dancers and others whose out-of-school commitments clash with traditional school timetables.
Expert College Preparation and Counselling
With over 250 acceptances into Ivy League, Oxford and Cambridge universities, our expert team of counsellors provide tailored admission advice for every student. Our expertise in world leading university admissions sees our students receive counselling on local, US and UK application processes.
From advanced Year 9 classes through to university-level courses, our internationally recognised curriculum challenges students at every level. We also offer comprehensive tutoring in US and UK university standardised tests and examinations such as SAT, ACT, SAT Subject Tests, BMAT, LNAT, TSA, PAT and more.
Athletics Scholarship and Recruitment
Our athletics recruitment staff have helped raise over $21M (USD) annually for our talented athletes across all NCAA and NAIA divisions and conferences. Our student-athletes receive guidance from these world class recruitment experts.
Placement by Ability
Through careful assessment, students are placed into courses by their readiness, not solely by their age or grade level.
Crimson Education is building the world's leaders of tomorrow. We have established a truly global community of talented and ambitious students, instructors and alumni who are pushing the boundaries in their chosen pursuits and passions.
Co-founder and CEO, Crimson Education
BA/MA Harvard, MA/MBA Stanford,
PhD Oxford - Rhodes Scholar
Hear from our Crimson Alumni
“Living in the country, far from a traditional school, Crimson was the cornerstone of my last three years of schooling. Crimson provided me with world-class tutors who, fully invested in my success, motivated and pushed me to excel.”
Jack B., New Zealand
Studying BA Laws and Commerce
Majoring in Finance and Economics
Victoria University of Wellington
“I’m thankful for the support of my parents, my teachers and Crimson mentors. Crimson was more than just an educational service, I found determined teachers and tutors who I grew close to and who I could maintain strong bonds”
Soumil L., New Zealand
Harvard University, Class of 2022
“I was very fortunate because my Army unit allowed me to bring my laptop into camp. During pockets of free time, I was able to work with Crimson. Without Crimson I wouldn't have been accepted to Cambridge”
Ryan M., Singapore
University of Cambridge, Class of 2021
Crimson Student Successes and Scholarships
Crimson Students' World Leading University Offers
Crimson students' world, US and UK Top 50 university acceptances list includes:
Harvard University . Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) . Stanford University . Princeton University . Yale University . University of Oxford . University of Cambridge . California Institute of technology (Caltech) . UC Berkeley. Columbia University . Duke University . Dartmouth College . London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) . University College London (UCL) . University of Pennsylvania . UCLA . University of St Andrews . King’s College London . University of Chicago . Northwestern University . University of Manchester . New York University . University of Southern California (USC) . Johns Hopkins University . Brown University . Cornell University . Georgetown University . University of Michigan - Ann Arbor . The Juilliard School . University of Warwick . University of Bristol . University of Exeter . Carnegie Mellon University . University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill . Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) . University of Glasgow . University of Birmingham . Tufts University . Boston College . University of Sydney . Durham University . University of Sussex . University of Florida . UC Santa Barbara . UC Davis . UC Irvine . UC San Diego . University of Exeter . University of Liverpool .Lancaster University . University of Texas - Austin . University of Wisconsin Madison . Boston University . Case Western University . Australian National University . University of Aberdeen, University of Nottingham . Northeastern University . University of York . University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign . Tulane University . Brandeis University . University of Wisconsin Madison . University of Leeds and many more.
International Math Olympiad:
2x Silver Medal
2x Bronze Medal
1x Honourable Mention
4x National Representatives
International Economics Olympiad
1x Gold Medal
3x National Representatives
International Biology Olympiad
1x Gold Medal
2x National Representatives
1x United Nations Global Ambassador
2x UNICEF Youth Ambassador
Other Challenges and Competitions
1x Winner NZ Monetary Policy Challenge
1x Winner NZ International Young Physicist
2x Rhodes Scholars ($270,000 each)
5x Robertson Scholarship to Duke University ($400,000 each)
1x Karsh Scholarship to Duke University ($360,000)
1x Prime Minister's Science Prize ($50,000)
6x Premier NZQA Scholars (Top 10 in New Zealand)
1x Top in World Cambridge A-Levels
1x Top in World A-Level English Language
1x Top in World AS Business Studies
1x Top in World AS English Language
3x Dux (Top Academic in School)
Multiple House Captains
Multiple Head Boys/Girls
Multiple Deputy Head Boys/Girls
Where are our alumni at now?