Number of Schools
Data on the number of schools in New Zealand as at 1 July, by School Type.
At 1 July 2018, the number of state, state-integrated, private, and partnership schools in New Zealand was 2,531. This is one more than in July 2017.
Between 1 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 a total of six schools closed. Three state schools closed: two special schools and one contributing school. Three private schools closed: all composite schools.
Between 1 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 a total of seven schools opened. Four private schools opened: three composite schools and one full primary school. Two state schools opened: one primary schools and one special school. One partnership school opened: a composite school.
Between 1 July 2017 and 1 July 2018 five schools changed type: four full primary schools became contributing schools and one contributing school became a full primary school.
Type of School
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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 1996-2018.
- Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 1996-2018 [MS Excel 38kB]
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 1996-2018 [MS Excel 2.2mB]
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 1996-2018