Number of Schools
Data on the number of schools in New Zealand as at 1 July, by School Type.
At 1 July 2017, the number of state, state-integrated, private, and partnership schools in New Zealand was 2,530. This is two more than in July 2016.
Between 1 July 2016 and 1 July 2017 a total of 12 schools closed. Ten state schools closed: six primary schools, three contributing and one secondary school. Two private schools closed: one full primary and one composite school.
Between 1 July 2016 and 1 July 2017 a total of 14 schools opened. Four private schools opened: two full primary, one composite and one secondary school. Eight state schools opened: three full primary schools, one composite, three secondary, and one teen parent unit. Two partnership schools opened: both secondary schools.
Between 1 July 2016 and 1 July 2017 two schools changed type: one full primary became a composite (Year 1-15) school and one full primary became a contributing school.
Type of School
|Number of Schools||
|Teen Parent Unit||20||21||22||23||24||25||1|
Time Series Data for Number of Schools
This spreadsheet provides time series data in a single table for each of the dimensions shown in the chart below. Each table focuses on a single dimension and covers 1996-2017.
- Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 1996-2017 [MS Excel 41KB]
Build Your Own Table: Interactive Pivot Table for New Zealand Schools
This spreadsheet provides the underlying data for all of the one-on-one dimensional tables in the chart below. You can use this spreadsheet to create your own tables by any combination of variables.
Please note: use of this spreadsheet requires MS Excel version 2007 or later.
- New Zealand Schools Pivot Table 1996-2017 [MS Excel 2.6MB]
One-on-One Dimensional Tables for New Zealand Schools
The chart below provides a number of one-on-one dimensional tables relating to New Zealand schools. All of the tables cover 1996-2017
|Dimension||School Sector||School Type||Affiliation||School Authority||School Gender||Decile|