The Facts

Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua

The 11 Partnership Schools across New Zealand are operated by nine sponsors.  These include not-for-profit/charities, iwi and one private business.

Partnership Schools are intended to complement state education provision.

This graph (derived from NZQA data for 2017) shows some highlights from the latest results of the two longest established secondary Partnership Schools (opened 2014).

The primary purpose of Partnership Schools is to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged students.

What's the difference between Partnership Schools and Designated Character Schools?