List of schools in Southland, New Zealand

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Southland is a region in the South Island of New Zealand. It contains numerous rural primary schools, several small town primary and secondary schools, and some big city schools in Invercargill.

The rolls given here are those provided by the Ministry of Education, and are based on June 2011 roll return figures. [1]

Southland District[edit]

Name Years Gender Area Authority Decile Roll Website MOE
Aparima College 7-13 Coed Riverton State 5 178 [1] 409
Balfour School 1-6 Coed Balfour State 7 53 - 3932
Blackmount School 1-8 Coed Blackmount State 9 10 [2] 3933
Central Southland College 9-15 Coed Winton State 7 457 [3] 399
Dipton School 1-8 Coed Dipton State 8 72 - 3943
Drummond Primary School 1-8 Coed Drummond State 9 79 - 1650
Edendale School 1-6 Coed Edendale State 9 128 [4] 3947
Fiordland College 7-15 Coed Te Anau State 8 220 [5] 400
Garston School 1-8 Coed Garston State 8 17 - 3953
Glenham School 1-6 Coed Glenham State 7 12 - 3954
Gorge Road School 1-8 Coed Gorge Road State 8 57 [6] 3957
Halfmoon Bay School 1-8 Coed Oban State 8 23 - 3961
Hauroko Valley Primary School 1-6 Coed Clifden State 8 43 - 3938
Heddon Bush School 1-8 Coed Heddon Bush State 8 58 [7] 3963
Hedgehope School 1-8 Coed Hedgehope State 8 26 - 3964
Hillside Primary School 1-8 Coed Browns State 8 35 - 3935
Isla Bank School 1-8 Coed Isla Bank State 8 47 - 3969
Limehills School 1-8 Coed Limehills State 9 154 - 3975
Lochiel School 1-8 Coed Lochiel State 9 61 [8] 3977
Lumsden School 1-6 Coed Lumsden State 5 91 - 3980
Mararoa School 1-8 Coed The Key State 8 38 - 3984
Menzies College 7-15 Coed Wyndham State 4 272 [9] 401
Mossburn School 1-6 Coed Mossburn State 8 67 - 3990
Northern Southland College 7-15 Coed Lumsden State 7 190 [10] 395
Otautau School 1-8 Coed Otautau State 5 128 [11] 4001
Rimu School 1-8 Coed Rimu State 7 119 [12] 4006
Riversdale School 1-8 Coed Riversdale State 8 140 - 4007
Riverton School 1-6 Coed Riverton State 5 173 [13] 4008
St Patrick's School 1-8 Coed Nightcaps State integrated 2 24 - 4019
St Thomas School 1-8 Coed Winton State integrated 8 74 - 4023
Takitimu Primary School 1-8 Coed Nightcaps State 4 90 - 398
Te Anau School 1-6 Coed Te Anau State 8 185 [14] 4026
Te Tipua School 1-8 Coed Te Tipua State 8 38 [15] 4027
Thornbury School 1-6 Coed Thornbury State 5 62 - 4028
Tokanui School 1-8 Coed Tokanui State 6 102 - 4030
Tuatapere Community College 1-15 Coed Tuatapere State 5 183 [16] 402
Tuturau Primary School 1-6 Coed Tuturau State 4 35 - 4032
Waianiwa School 1-6 Coed Waianiwa State 8 65 [17] 4034
Waikaia School 1-8 Coed Waikaia State 9 22 - 4036
Waimahaka School 1-8 Coed Waimahaka State 7 9 - 4040
Wallacetown School 1-6 Coed Wallacetown State 6 44 - 4046
Winton School 1-8 Coed Winton State 7 241 - 4052
Woodlands Full Primary School 1-8 Coed Woodlands State 9 80 [18] 4053
Wyndham School 1-6 Coed Wyndham State 5 102 - 4054

Former schools[edit]

  • Brydone School was a coeducational years 1-6 primary school in Brydone, between Edendale and Mataura, which closed voluntarily in July 2007. Its student numbers had declined to six.[2]
  • Dacre School, Dacre, closed March 2008.[3]
  • Mataura Island School was located in the farming district of Mataura Island situated 16km south of Wyndham. The school closed voluntarily at the end of 1998.
  • Seaward Downs School - located in the Seaward Downs farming district, 7.9km south of Edendale closed in the 1970s. Since 1980 the site has been used as the Seaward Downs Playgroup.
  • Waimahaka School was located in Waimahaka. The school was once a three teacher school but the roll fell to just four students in 2012. The school closed at the end of 2012.[4]

Gore District[edit]

Name Years Gender Area Authority Decile Roll Website MOE
East Gore School 1-6 Coed Gore State 3 102 - 3946
Gore High School 9-15 Coed Gore State 6 653 [19] 396
Gore Main School 1-6 Coed Gore State 6 209 [20] 3956
Knapdale School 1-8 Coed Knapdale State 7 37 - 3973
Longford Intermediate 7-8 Coed Gore State 5 250 [21] 3979
Mataura School 1-6 Coed Mataura State 1 96 [22] 3986
Otama School 1-8 Coed Otama State 9 29 [23] 3997
Pukerau School 1-6 Coed Pukerau State 8 45 - 4003
St Mary's School 1-6 Coed Gore State integrated 7 182 [24] 4018
St Peter's College 7-15 Coed Gore State integrated 8 414 [25] 397
Waikaka School 1-8 Coed Waikaka State 8 39 - 4037
West Gore School 1-6 Coed Gore State 6 241 [26] 4050

Closed schools[edit]

  • Kaiwera School, Kaiwera, closed July 2008.[3]
  • Willowbank School, closed March 2016

Invercargill City[edit]

Name Years Gender Area Authority Decile Roll Website MOE
Ascot Community School 1–8 Coed Invercargill State 3 253 [27] 1625
Aurora College 7–13 Coed Invercargill State 2 385 [28] 548
Bluff Community School 1–8 Coed Bluff State 2 144 - 2120
Donovan Primary School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 5 423 - 2119
Fernworth Primary School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 2 307 - 2117
Invercargill Middle School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 3 154 - 3966
James Hargest College 7–13 Coed Invercargill State 8 1916 [29] 552
Makarewa School 1–6 Coed Makarewa State 8 134 [30] 3982
Myross Bush School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 10 174 - 3991
New River Primary 1–6 Coed Kew State 2 194 - 2116
Newfield Park School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 2 242 - 2118
Otatara School 1–6 Coed Otatara State 10 304 [31] 4000
Ruru Special School Coed Invercargill State 4 60 [32] 4011
Sacred Heart School 1–6 Coed Waikiwi State integrated 9 109 - 4013
Salford School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 9 240 [33] 4014
Southland Adventist Christian School 1–8 Coed Waikiwi State integrated 4 58 - 4112
Southland Boys' High School 7–13 Boys Invercargill State 5 990 [34] 404
Southland Girls' High School 7–13 Girls Invercargill State 5 1056 [35] 405
St John's Girls' School 1–8 Girls Invercargill State integrated 9 125 [36] 4131
St Joseph's School 1–8 Coed Invercargill State integrated 3 129 - 4017
St Patrick's School 1–6 Coed Georgetown State integrated 3 274 [37] 4020
St Teresa's School 1–8 Coed Bluff State integrated 3 29 - 4021
St Theresa's School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State integrated 8 256 [38] 4022
Te Wharekura o Arowhenua 1–13 Coed Invercargill State 2 145 [39] 4217
Tisbury School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 4 110 - 4029
Verdon College 7–13 Coed Invercargill State integrated 5 706 [40] 408
Waihopai School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 8 337 [41] 4035
Waverley Park School 1–6 Coed Invercargill State 5 295 [42] 4047
Windsor North School 1–6 Coed Windsor State 8 333 [43] 3967

Former schools[edit]

  • Aurora College
    • Cargill High School, closed and merged with Kingswell High School at the end of 1998. Site now used by Te Wharekura o Arowhenua.
    • Kingswell High School, renamed to Mount Anglem College at beginning of 1999.
    • Mount Anglem College, renamed to Aurora College in January 2005.[5]
  • Clarendon Primary
  • Clifton Primary
  • Collingwood Intermediate
  • Fernworth Primary School
    • Elston Lea Primary, closed and merged with St George Primary in January 2005.[5]
    • St George Primary, renamed to Fernworth Primary in January 2005.[5]
  • Grasmere Primary
  • Hawthorndale Primary
  • Kew Primary School
  • Lithgow Intermediate
  • Newfield Primary
  • Rockdale Park Primary
  • Rosedale Intermediate, closed at the end of 2004; site now used as the James Hargest Junior Campus.
  • Southland Technical College
  • South School
  • Surrey Park Primary
  • Tweedsmuir Intermediate, closed at the end of 2004; site now used as Southland Girls High School's east wing.
  • Waikiwi Primary

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "New Zealand Schools - Education Counts". Retrieved 11 September 2011. 
  2. ^ The Ensign, Gore, 6 July 2007
  3. ^ a b "School Closures, Mergers and New: December_2008" (XLS). Education Counts. 
  4. ^ "Sadness as bell tolls for school". 
  5. ^ a b c "School Closures, Mergers, and New: December 2005" (XLS). Education Counts.