Number of SchoolsData on the number of schools in New Zealand as at 1 July, by School Type.
At 1 July 2016, the number of state, state-integrated, private, and partnership schools in New Zealand was 2,529. This is nine fewer than in July 2015.
Between 1 July 2015 and 1 July 2016, a total of 18 schools closed. 15 state schools closed: 11 full primary schools, two contributing, one secondary and one composite school. Two private schools closed: both composite schools. One partnership school closed: a secondary school.
Between 1 July 2015 and 1 July 2016, a total of nine schools opened. One private school opened: a contributing school. Eight state schools opened: three full primary schools, two composite, two secondary, and one teen parent unit.
Between 1 July 2015 and 1 July 2016 five schools changed school type: two Contributing (Year 1-6) became Full Primary, three Full Primary became Composite (Year 1-15).
|Type of School||Number of Schools||Change|
|Teen Parent Unit||20||20||21||22||23||24||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 1996-2016.
- Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 1996-2016 [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 1996-2016 [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 1996-2016
|School Sector||School Type||Affiliation||School Authority||School Gender||Decile|