What is a decile 10 school NZ?

Decile 1 schools are the 10% of schools with the highest proportion of students from low socio-economic communities. Decile 10 schools are the 10% of schools with the lowest proportion of students from these communities. However, a decile doesn’t indicate the overall socio-economic mix of the students at a school.

Are high decile schools better?

Students and teachers in high-decile and state-integrated schools are generally better off than their counterparts in low-decile schools, according to a national secondary school survey. “By contrast parents of students in low-decile schools are more likely to want more challenging learning for their children.

Is decile 10 good or bad?

Presently schools are ranked between decile 1 and 10 – decile 1 schools draw students from lower socio-economic areas, and 10 the highest. “Crucially, the Initiative’s findings provide hard evidence that decile is not a proxy for school quality.”

Why is the decile system bad?

Yet the failure of the decile system is partly a symptom as well as a cause. Schools have become lower decile because wealthier people have moved out and poorer people moved in. Since the 1980s, our rich suburbs have become richer and poor suburbs poorer.

What are the ratings of schools in New Zealand?

schools each have a decile rating from 1 to 10. roughly 10 per cent of schools are in each decile rating – 10 percent have a decile 1 rating, 10 have decile 2 rating and so on. the lower a school’s decile rating, the more funding it gets.

How are decile ratings used in the education system?

Deciles are ratings used by the Ministry of Education to work out some of the funding for schools. does not measure school performance or the quality of education. Schools are given a rating between 1 and 10. The lower a school’s decile rating, the more funding it gets.

How are school resources determined in New Zealand?

Ministry of Education resources determined by a school’s decile include: District Truancy Service (deciles 1–10). Note: the following services are funded by Oranga Tamariki and delivered by NGO providers: Multi-Agency Support Services in Secondary Schools (available in 21 decile 1–3 schools).

How are funding deciles worked out in New Zealand?

New Zealand schools and kura have decile ratings that help determine how much government funding they get. What is a funding decile? What does the decile rating measure? How are decile ratings worked out? How do I find out a school’s decile rating? What is a funding decile?