Secondary schooling in NZ
- Secondary schools in NZ
- Different types of secondary schools
- Home education
- Ministry funding deciles
- Enrolment Schemes (school zones)
Secondary schools in NZ
Secondary education is for children in Years 9 to 13, which is usually when they are between 13 and 19 years old. Your child might go to secondary school (sometimes referred to as college or high school) or your child might be at composite school or middle school that goes through to the secondary years.
Different types of secondary schools
There are a range of secondary schools available in New Zealand.
Home education (sometimes called homeschooling) is an option in New Zealand. Parents and caregivers who want to educate their child at home need to first get approval from their local Ministry of Education office.
Ministry funding deciles
New Zealand schools and kura have decile ratings that help determine how much government funding they get.
Enrolment Schemes (school zones)
School enrolment zones stop schools from getting overcrowded, and give children who live in the school area (the zone) a guarantee that they can go to their local school.