Buller High School is a modern, co-educational, multi-course, Year 9-15 Secondary School, serving the town of Westport and surrounding areas.
First established as a District High School in Lyndhurst Street in 1899, the School moved to the present site in 1922 and continues to provide quality education by developing and maintaining a wide range of academic, vocational, recreational, sporting, and cultural courses to meet the changing needs of its community.
The roll in 2021 hovers around 340 with an average Year 9 intake of about 80 pupils drawn from the four local contributing Primary Schools each year (Granity School, St Canices School, Westport North School and Westport South School).
Buller High School provides a safe and secure environment for the general education of pupils in Years 9 to 15 following National Curriculum Guidelines.
Pupils are encouraged to value knowledge, to develop independent learning skills and good study habits, to improve skills of judgment, decision-making and communication, and to take pride in high personal achievement.
Region: Nelson/Marlborough/West Coast
Roll Total: 338
International roll: 0