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Elder Lane, Bethlehem, Tauranga
|Type||State: Integrated, Co-ed (Year 1-13)|
|Motto||"Excellence through Christ "|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||77|
|School roll||1771 (March 2019)|
- Bethlehem College (Year 1-13)
- Bethlehem Tertiary Institute (formerly Bethlehem Institute of Education), a tertiary institution offering Degrees and Diplomas in teaching, social work and counselling and a Master of Professional Practice. Over 400 students are enrolled and students may study either onsite with a 'flipped classroom' approach or through innovative distance learning.
The academy was founded in 1988 as a primary school with 100 students, and has expanded since to offer secondary and tertiary education.
- Bethlehem College's current principal is Eoin Crosbie.
The school has approximately 1200 students in the secondary portion of the school (Years 7-13).
The school has six houses
- Aylward (red)
- Brown (green)
- Carmichael (yellow)
- Hudson Taylor (dark blue)
- Scott (orange)
- Tarore (light blue)
Kenya minivan accident
In January 2013 a van of Bethlehem College students and former students crashed in a small village in Kenya, while they were on a volunteer mission at Ark Quest Academy. Student Caitlin Dickson was killed, as were married couple Brian and Grace Johnston. Kenyan bus driver Christopher Mmata was also killed.
- "Directory of Schools - as at 3 April 2019". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
-  Archived March 27, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
- "Community shocked by Kenya crash deaths". 3 News NZ. 16 January 2013.
- "Kenya crash survivors recovering well". 3 News NZ. 18 January 2013.
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