Ilam Primary School, also located on Ilam Road, is a primary school situated next to the Canterbury University whose facilities the school uses. The school educates many children from overseas. It has a roll of 483 and a decile rating of 7.
Westburn School is a state coeducational contributing primary (years 1-8) school with a roll of 475 and a decile rating of 9. The school was founded in 1961.