About Us

We are a contributing (Year 0 – Year 6) school (U4) with a roll of between 200 and 230 students. We have a decile ranking of 9.

The school site is on Milford Road and occupies a tree lined site of 2.2 hectares in the centre of Te Anau township.

The community has a town/country population of about 3000 – we are a holiday destination for some people who have holiday homes here. Overseas tourists also visit us in large numbers especially in the summer months.

The local community has people from a cross-section of service industries, tourism-related businesses, Department of Conservation, Fiordland National Park, fishing, transport, food and catering, farming, transport and education. The community is very supportive of the school.

The school is staffed with enthusiastic, highly-qualified teachers and teacher aides. Staffing is generally stable.

Our school has the following staffing in 2015:

• Ten classroom teachers

• One Reading Recovery Teacher

• Additional support and release teachers

• 4 teacher aides

• Principal

• Office Administrator

• Accounts Manager

• Cleaner

• Cleaner/Caretaker

• Relieving Teachers

• Librarian

School Resources

We have excellent teaching resources including

• Well-stocked Library

• Resource rooms

• Sports shed

• School Hall

• Heated/covered swimming pool

• Double tennis courts

• Fitness trail

• Rugby, soccer, hockey fields

• Heated classrooms and administration block

• Verandahs outside main classroom blocks

• School house (BOT owned)

• Landscaped grounds