Canterbury is a region in the South Island of New Zealand. It contains numerous rural primary schools, several small town primary and secondary schools, and big-city schools in Christchurch.
Due to the large number of schools in Christchurch, they are listed separately at List of schools in Christchurch. Schools in the Waitaki District which are located in the Canterbury part of the district are listed at List of schools in Otago.
In New Zealand schools, students begin formal education in Year 1 at the age of five.Year 13 is the final year of secondary education. Years 14 and 15 refer to adult education facilities.
State schools are those fully funded by the government and at which no fees can be charged, although a donation is commonly requested.A state integrated school is a state school with a special character based on a religious or philosophical belief.
Kura Kaupapa Māori are Māori immersion schools that are also state funded, but deliver their curriculum in the Māori language. There are two of these schools in Christchurch: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Whānau Tahi in Spreydon (Decile 3), and Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Waitaha in Woolston (Decile 1).
The decile indicates the socio-economic group that the school catchment area falls into. A rating of 1 indicates a poor area; a rating of 10 a well-off one. March 2021. The Ministry of Education institution number, given in the last column, links to the Education Counts page for each school.The decile ratings used here come from the Ministry of Education Te Kete Ipurangi website and from the decile change spreadsheet listed in the references. The deciles were last revised using information from the 2006 Census. The roll of each school changes frequently as students start school for the first time, move between schools, and graduate. The rolls given here are those provided by the Ministry of Education, based on figures from
The Kaikoura district is the northernmost district of the Canterbury region, and is home to 4,220 people. The district seat of Kaikōura (pop. 2,400) is the only significant urban area.
|Kaikoura High School||307||7–13||Kaikōura||State||217|
|Kaikoura Primary School||3391||1–6||Kaikōura||State||100|
|Kaikoura Suburban School||3392||1–6||Kaikōura||State||51|
|St Joseph's School||3530||1–8||Kaikōura||State integrated||97||Catholic|
|Amuri Area School||1–13||Culverden||State||365||308|
|Cheviot Area School||1–13||Cheviot||State||196||309|
|Greta Valley School||1–8||Greta Valley||State||37||3359|
|Hanmer Springs School||1–8||Hanmer Springs||State||86||3368|
|Kaiapoi Borough School||3388||1–8||Kaiapoi||State||1873||360|
|Kaiapoi High School||314||9–13||Kaiapoi||State||1972||955|
|Kaiapoi North School||3389||1–8||Kaiapoi||State||1962||488|
|Karanga Mai Young Parents College||2748||–||Kaiapoi||State||1992||Teen parent unit|
|North Loburn School||3447||1–8||Loburn||State||1882||116|
|Oxford Area School||310||1–13||Oxford||State||517|
|Pegasus Bay School||3570||1–8||Pegasus Town||State||1872||444|
|Rangiora Borough School||3481||1–8||Rangiora||State||1873||462|
|Rangiora High School||312||9–13||Rangiora||State||1884||1661|
|Rangiora New Life School||418||1–13||Southbrook||State integrated||1979||453||Nondenominational Christian|
|St Joseph's School||4132||1–8||Rangiora||State integrated||1887||161||Catholic|
|St Patrick's School||3540||1–8||Kaiapoi||State integrated||114||Catholic|
|Te Matauru Primary||572||1–8||Rangiora||State||2020||156|
|View Hill School||3565||1–8||Oxford||State||64|
|West Eyreton School||3586||1–8||West Eyreton||State||195|
|Ararira Springs Primary School||585||1–8||Lincoln||State||2019||246|
|Clearview Primary School||6980||1–8||Rolleston||State||2010||739|
|Darfield High School||346||7–13||Darfield||State||749|
|Kirwee Model School||3397||1–6||Kirwee||State||144|
|Lemonwood Grove School||6967||1–8||Rolleston||State||2017||513|
|Lincoln High School||347||9–13||Lincoln||State||1370|
|Lincoln Primary School||3412||1–8||Lincoln||State||580|
|Rolleston Christian School||710||1–8||Rolleston||State integrated||2015||173||Nondenominational Christian|
|Sheffield Contributing School||3502||1–6||Sheffield and Waddington||State||86|
|Tai Tapu School||3549||1–8||Taitapu||State||222|
|West Melton School||3587||1–8||West Melton||State||416|
|West Rolleston Primary School||584||1–8||Rolleston||State||2016||687|
The Ashburton District covers the area between the Rakaia River and the Rangitata River, and is home to 35,400 people. Ashburton (pop. 20,200) is the district seat and by far the largest town, with significant other towns including Methven (pop. c.1350) and Rakaia (pop. c. 1000).
|Ashburton Borough School||1–8||Coed||Ashburton||State||7||328||3281|
|Ashburton Christian School||1–8||Coed||Elgin||State integrated||10||167||608|
|Ashburton Netherby School||1–6||Coed||Netherby||State||3||151||3283|
|Carew Peel Forest School||1–6||Coed||Carew||State||10||79||3308|
|Mount Hutt College||7–13||Coed||Methven||State||9||496||348|
|Mt Somers Springburn School||1–8||Coed||Mount Somers||State||10||88||3441|
|Our Lady of Snows School||1–8||Coed||Methven||State integrated||10||34||3462|
|St Joseph's School||1–8||Coed||Ashburton||State integrated||8||240||3527|
|Arowhenua Maori School||1–8||Coed||Arowhenua||State||4||39||3280|
|Barton Rural School||1–8||Coed||Timaru District||State||8||165||2112|
|Beaconsfield School||1–8||Coed||Timaru District||State||8||117||2114|
|Craighead Diocesan School||7–13||Girls||Timaru||State integrated||9||382||357|
|Geraldine High School||7–13||Coed||Geraldine||State||8||608||352|
|Geraldine Primary School||1–6||Coed||Geraldine||State||8||279||–||2107|
|Grantlea Downs School||1–8||Coed||Timaru||State||4||309||2111|
|Mountainview High School||9–13||Coed||Timaru||State||6||506||359|
|Oceanview Heights School||1–8||Coed||Timaru||State||2||75||2110|
|Pleasant Point Primary School||1–8||Coed||Pleasant Point||State||8||269||3477|
|Roncalli College||9–13||Coed||Timaru||State integrated||6||511||358|
|Sacred Heart School||1–8||Coed||Timaru||State integrated||5||188||3498|
|St Joseph's School (Pleasant Point)||1–8||Coed||Pleasant Point||State integrated||7||47||3528|
|St Joseph's School (Temuka)||1–8||Coed||Temuka||State integrated||5||105||3532|
|St Joseph's School (Timaru)||1–8||Coed||Timaru||State integrated||7||206||3533|
|Temuka Primary School||1–6||Coed||Temuka||State||5||229||2109|
|Timaru Boys' High School||9–13||Boys||Timaru||State||7||625||360|
|Timaru Christian School||1–10||Coed||Timaru||State integrated||8||132||1611|
|Timaru Girls' High School||9–13||Girls||Timaru||State||5||430||361|
|Timaru South School||1–8||Coed||Timaru||State||3||223||2115|
|Winchester Rural School||1–6||Coed||Winchester||State||5||204||2108|
|Aoraki Mount Cook School||1–8||Coed||Mount Cook Village||State||10||9||3442|
|Lake Tekapo School||1–6||Coed||Lake Tekapo||State||7||33||-||3406|
|St Joseph's School||1–8||Coed||Fairlie||State integrated||7||22||3529|
|Twizel Area School||1–13||Coed||Twizel||State||8||229||527|
|St Andrew's School||1–8||Coed||St Andrews||State||5||92||3519|
|St Patrick's School||1–8||Coed||Waimate||State integrated||3||29||3539|
|Waihao Downs School||1–6||Coed||Waihao Downs||State||8||65||3567|
|Waimate Centennial School||1–6||Coed||Waimate||State||3||133||3573|
|Waimate High School||7–13||Coed||Waimate||State||4||285||362|
|Waimate Main School||1–6||Coed||Waimate||State||2||89||3574|
|Waituna Creek School||1–8||Coed||Waituna||State||5||37||3579|
Richmond is a town and the seat of the Tasman District Council in New Zealand. It lies 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Nelson in the South Island, close to the southern extremity of Tasman Bay / Te Tai-o-Aorere. The town, first settled by Europeans in 1842, was named in 1854 after the town of Richmond on Thames near London. The town has an estimated population of 17,250 as of June 2020.
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