Directories

New Zealand Schools

A list of New Zealand schools including contact details, institution information, regional information & decile roll information.

Directory Information

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Principal names are available for State and State Integrated Schools only. The most up to date information that we have available has been provided. Recent changes may not be reflected.

Description of Variables
VariablesDescription
School NumberUnique number assigned to each institution
School NameFull name of each institution 
TelephoneTelephone number for each institution, including area code
FaxFacsimile number for each institution, including area code
EmailEmail address for appropriate administrative contact for institution
PrincipalCurrent principal at school
StreetStreet for location address
Suburb Suburb for location address
CityTown or city for location address
Postal Address 1P O Box, Private Bag or rural delivery number for postal address
Postal Address 2Suburb for Postal Address
Postal Address 3Town or city for Postal Address
Postal CodePostcode used by NZ Post for Postal Address
School TypeType for each institution
DefinitionDefinition provides further descriptive information on the type of each institution
AuthorityDescribes the ownership/operation or registration status of each educational institution
Gender of StudentsSchool gender i.e. Gender of students that schools cater for
Territorial Local AuthorityThe territorial authority area the school is located in.  The territorial authority boundaries are defined by Statistics New Zealand.
Regional CouncilThe regional council area the school is located in.  Regional Council boundaries are defined by Statistics New Zealand.
 
Census Area Unit
The census area unit area each school is located in.  Census Area Unit boundaries are defined by Statistics New Zealand.
Ward
The Ward area the school is located in. Wards are subdivisions of territorial authorities.
Ministry of Education Local OfficeMinistry of Education Local Office district each institution is located in 
General ElectorateGeneral electoral district for the area where an institution is located. Based on the electoral boundaries for the 2008 election
Māori Electorate
Māori electoral district for the area where an institution is located. Based on the māori electoral boundaries for the 2008 election.
Longitude
Longitudinal co-ordinate where the institution is located.
Latitude
Latitudinal co-ordinate where the institution is located.
DecileA schools decile indicated the extent to which the school draws its students from the low socio-economic communities. Decile 1 schools are the 10% of schools with the highest proportion of students from the low socio-economic communities, whereas decile 10 schools are the 10% of schools with the lowest proportion of these students. A schools decile does not indicate the overall socio-economic mix of the school. 
School Rolls
The most up-to-date roll data available.  The roll information will be older that the date of the release of the directory.

Using a Directory of Educational Institutions

To learn more about these types of functions use the package help function

These directories are easiest to use when you download the excel workbook of the directory you wish to use to your desktop so that you can use the full range of excel features including find, sort and filter.

You can use the find function to search for a specific institute if you have its name/number. Sorting and filtering make it easier to find and analyse the education institute data. Excel allows you to sort your worksheet by using information from one or more columns, for example, by school type and region. Sorting has the effect of placing records, in this case education institutions, with the same sort criteria next to each other. Filtering allows you to block out records you don’t want to see, leaving a view of the data you are interested in.

Instructions to filter document

  1. Click on the row number with the column headings
  2. Go to [Data]  [Filter]  [AutoFilter] (Drop down arrows will appear in the column headings)
  3. From here, you can select the data you require by using the drop down arrows
For example
For the schooling directory, if you wish to identify all full primary schools in Upper Hutt
  1. Go to column ‘R’ Territorial Local Authority click down arrow, select Upper Hutt City, then go to column ‘N’ Type select Full Primary
  2. When you have finished your query simply click on the columns you filtered and select all to display all the institutions again  

 

Downloads / Links

Where to Find Out More

More Information on Schools
For addresses and other descriptive details of individual schools or a range of schools please visit:

Website  Education Counts: Find A School

Website  Te Kete Ipurangi website

Contact Us

For more information please contact:

The Information Officer
Education Information & Analysis
Ministry of Education
Phone: +64 4-463 8065
Fax:      +64 4-463 8088
Email:   Information Officer [no spam]

Please Note

Persons or organisations wishing to send email material to individuals or organisations whose email addresses appear in this directory must comply with the requirements of the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007. Publication of email addresses on this site should not be taken as deemed consent to receiving unsolicited email.

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