Auckland Girls' Grammar School

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Auckland Girls' Grammar School
Auckland Girls Grammar School.jpg
The school seen from Hopetoun Street, looking north
Howe Street, Newton, Auckland
Coordinates 36°51′25″S 174°45′13″E / 36.8569°S 174.7537°E / -36.8569; 174.7537Coordinates: 36°51′25″S 174°45′13″E / 36.8569°S 174.7537°E / -36.8569; 174.7537
Type State single-sex girls' secondary school (Years 9-13)
Motto Latin: Per Angusta Ad Augusta
"Through trials to triumph"
Established 1888
Ministry of Education Institution no. 53
Principal Ngaire Ashmore
Colour(s) gold, navy blue
School roll 1176[1] (July 2017)
Socio-economic decile 3H[2]
The school seen from the air in 1934.

Auckland Girls' Grammar School (AGGS) is a New Zealand secondary school for girls located in Newton, in the Auckland central business district. Established in 1888, it is one of the oldest secondary institutions in the country.[citation needed] The school received the Goodman Fielder awards for School and Secondary School of the year in 2000.[3]

The main block is listed as a Category II Historic Place.[4]

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  1. ^ "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2 August 2017. 
  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Auckland Girls Grammar School wins Goodman Fielder School of the Year Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Auckland Girls Grammar School Main Blk". Register of Historic Places. Heritage New Zealand. Retrieved 2009-01-20. 

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