Data Services

Collection Forms


School March Roll Returns

All schools should complete a 1 March roll. The Ministry uses the March roll data: to fund and staff schools; to support policy analysis, development and decision making; to monitor the outcomes of the NZ education system; and for national and international reporting.

School June Roll Returns

State and state-integrated schools with students in years 9-15 should complete a 1 June roll return. The Ministry uses the June roll to calculate quarterly funding.

School July Roll Returns

All schools should complete a 1 July roll return. The Ministry uses the July roll data more for trend analysis, since the return contains detailed age and ethnicity data.

School September Roll Returns

State and state-integrated schools with students in years 9-15 should complete a 1 September roll return. The Ministry uses the September roll to calculate quarterly funding.

ECE Roll Returns

The Annual ECE Child and Staff Return is completed by early childhood education services which provides a ‘snapshot’ of the number of enrolled children and staff at licensed services. This information contributes to a comprehensive information base on ECE in NZ and is used in the development of policy and monitoring in ECE.

Equity Index Assessment

This page provides information on the Equity Index Reassessment and Children's Address Collection that is taking place in July 2011

Updated: May 2011

ECE Survey of Operational Costs and Fees

Link to the RS71: Survey of Operational Costs and Fees (2008) Teacher-led, Centre-based ECE services as a Word document.

Survey of Income, Expenditure and Fees at ECE Services 2013

The 2013 Survey of Income, Expenditure and Fees collects information on the costs of providing early childhood education (ECE) services. The questionnaire and information about this survey can be found here.

Attendance Survey (Paper-Based) 2013

Extra forms for paper-based schools can be downloaded from here.

Attendance Survey (Electronic) 2014

Instructions on how to create and send electronic Attendance Survey files.

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