Whanganui High School

High School

About Us

Whanganui High School is a modern, state funded, co-educational school of approximately 1500 students and over 160 staff, which prides itself on caring for individual students in a quality academic environment.

The school provides a balanced education for its students from Year 9 through to Year 13.

Whanganui High School is a leading co-educational secondary school. We have nearly 1500 students (including International students); over 100 specialist teachers and more than 50 support and administration staff.

The choice of secondary school for your daughter or son needs to be a carefully considered decision. Whanganui High School is an outstanding school, with nationally significant points of difference across all academic, cultural, sporting, and service to the community areas.

In addition, our school values of LIFE (Learning, Integrity, Fellowship, Excellence) constantly underpin the balanced and caring education we offer to all of our students.


Key Information

Gender: Co-Educational
Decile: 4
Authority: State
Region: Taranaki/Whanganui/Manawatu
Roll Total: 1391
International roll: 53


70 Purnell Street Whanganui

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