Whangaroa College is a decile 1, Year 7–13 state co-educational school set in idyllic and peaceful surroundings on SH10 in Kaeo. It sits in a valley bounded by the Kaeo River, Pohue Pa, Maungaemiemi, Whakarara and Taratara maunga. Ngati Kahu and Ngapuhi are tangata whenua.
The beautiful and tranquil Whangaroa Harbour is less than 10 kms away. The East Coast offers views of the Cavalli Islands and access to the surfing and swimming beaches of Matauri Bay, Te Ngaere Bay, Wainui Bay and Tauranga Bay.
The campus contains beautifully positioned and well-tended native and exotic trees and shrubs. There is also a range of outdoor sport and recreation facilities in the College grounds.
The College is well equipped to cater for academic, sporting and cultural needs. Whangaroa College is an NZQA accredited provider of both conventional and non-conventional school subjects.