Whangara School

Whangara school listening to the Paikea storyWhangara school is situated 33 km north-east of Gisborne City, in a very pleasant valley.  Whangara School is a State funded, full primary school (to Intermediate level).  This school is currently a Decile 2 rural school.

At the beginning of 2011, the school role stood at 40 children, with more new entrants enrolling throughout the year as they turn 5. 
The schools current enrolment scheme states that our maximum roll is 60 students. 

The school employs four teachers who operate three classrooms.  This is done to maintain smaller class sizes and reduce the age range of students within these classes.

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