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Waiopehu College is a state coeducational secondary school located in Levin, New Zealand. The school opened in February 1973 as Levin's second secondary school, after Horowhenua College struggled to cope with 1200 students. Serving Years 9 to 13 (ages 12 to 18), the school has a roll of 616 students as of March 2019.
At the September 2014 Education Review Office (ERO) review, Waiopehu College had 635 students enrolled. Forty-eight percent of students are male and 52 percent are female. Fifty-one percent of students identified as New Zealand European (Pākehā), 38 percent identified as Māori, eight percent as Samoan, three percent as another ethnicity.
Waiopehu College has a socio-economic decile of 2F (high-band decile 2), meaning it draws its school community from areas of moderately-high to high socioeconomic disadvantage when compared to other New Zealand schools.
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- "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
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- "Waiopehu College Education Review". Education Review Office. 30 October 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2015.
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