Tauranga Girls' College
|Tauranga Girls' College|
|Type||State, Girls, Secondary (Year 9-13)|
|Motto||Pergo et Perago (Strive to Achieve)|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||122|
|School roll||1390 (February 2017)|
Tauranga Girls' College is a state single-sex girls secondary school in Tauranga, New Zealand. It offers the NCEA system of qualifications. The school has a roll of 1390 students from years 9 to 13 (approx. ages 12 to 18) as of February 2017. The current principal is Ms Pauline Cowens.
Tauranga Girls' College has four houses. In alphabetical order, they are:
- Batten (green), named after aviator Jean Batten
- Freyberg (red), named after soldier Bernard Freyberg
- Mansfield (yellow), named after author Katherine Mansfield
- Rutherford (blue), named after scientist Ernest Rutherford
- "Directory of Schools - as at 6 March 2017". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 10 April 2017.
- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
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