Schooling - Student roll by school gender 1996–2020

Ministry of Education


School gender: The gender of the students that a school caters for, for example, co-educational, boys school.A small number of single sex schools can have some students of the opposite sex on their roll. These students can only access the education they need at these 'opposite sex' schools i.e. adults or special needs students.


Included school types are: Full Primary, Secondary, Intermediate, Composite, Restricted Composite, Correspondence School, Special School, Contributing, Teen Parent Unit.

Data provided by

Ministry of Education

Dataset name

School Roll Returns: Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 2020


How to find the data

At URL download Excel spreadsheet titled 'Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 1996-2020'.

Import & extraction details

File as imported: School Roll Returns: Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 2020

From the dataset School Roll Returns: Time Series Data for Trend Analysis 2020, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: School Gender
  • Range: B4:Z9
  • Provided: 150 data points

Dataset originally released on:

October 2020

About this dataset

The Ministry of Education carries out statistical collections (roll returns) from New Zealand schools at different times during the year.
The data reported here is based on the 1 July roll returns since it provides detailed information on age and ethnicity for trend analysis.

Purpose of collection

The Ministry uses the collected data in a number of ways: to fund and staff schools; to support policy analysis, development and decision making; to monitor the outcomes of the New Zealand education system; and for national and international reporting purposes.