Total School Roll: 1000
Number of International Students: 30-40
Year Levels: Year 9 -13
Type of school: Co-educational, public high school
Number of International Department Staff: 5
Taradale High School is a co-educational secondary school of approximately 1000 students. It offers a combination of academic, cultural and sporting excellence. Student leadership and acknowledging student success are important features of the school. The wide modern curriculum prepares students well for tertiary study.
Taradale High School excels in many areas and in 2011 was the top achieving co-educational high school for NCEA in this region. Recognised features of this school include the friendly, helpful staff, fostering student leadership and the celebration of student success. A wide modern curriculum prepares students well for tertiary study. With over 40 years experience in catering for the needs of international students, Taradale High School provides a high quality of pastoral care. Taradale High School has many outstanding sporting achievements at both regional and national level, and gained the distinction in 2011 of being NZ Adventure Racing champions.