Western Heights High School

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Western Heights High School
Address
Old Quarry Road
Selwyn Heights
Rotorua 3015
New Zealand
Coordinates 38°07′12″S 176°13′20″E / 38.1201°S 176.2221°E / -38.1201; 176.2221Coordinates: 38°07′12″S 176°13′20″E / 38.1201°S 176.2221°E / -38.1201; 176.2221
Information
Type State co-ed secondary (Years 9-15)[1]
Motto Wisdom and honour
Established 1961
Ministry of Education Institution no. 151
Principal Violet Pelham-Waerea
School roll 1557[2] (March 2015)
Socio-economic decile 4K[3]
Website

Western Heights High School is a state coeducational secondary school located in the northwestern suburbs of Rotorua, New Zealand. A total of 1587 students from Years 9 to 13 (ages 12 to 18) attend the school as of April 2013, including 772 students identifying as Māori – the largest Māori school roll in New Zealand in terms of number of students.[4]

Western Heights High School offers Cambridge International Examinations in addition to the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA).

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ TKI Schools: School Information
  2. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 7 April 2015". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2015-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "New Zealand Schools - Education Counts". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 

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