Students The school ethnic profile mirrors the demographic profile of Church membership in New Zealand Distribution by Ethnic Group 2003 1% 11% 13% 75% Percentage Asian European Pacific Islanders Maori Group
Students Students range in age from 13 to 18 years 715 515 200 Church Board of Education policy does not allow the school to accept boarding students less than 15 years of age unless they live in remote areas. There are just 15 students in this category. TOTAL Day Students Boarding Students
60 % of the current New Zealand Stake Presidents are former students of The Church College of New Zealand.
Overwhelmingly, local Priesthood leaders choose to have their children educated at The Church College of New Zealand.
Students Success in National Exam There have been incremental improvements in C.C.N.Z. results since 1997. In 2002, the top academic Maori student in the Government’s Senior Examination came from The Church College of New Zealand. 71.5% Europeans at C.C.N.Z. 66.0% Europeans Nationwide 46.9% 30.1% 51.4% 37.3% Passing Pacific Islanders at C.C.N.Z. Pacific Islanders Nationwide Maori at C.C.N.Z. Maori Nationwide Group
“ Over 95% of Maori students leaving The Church College of New Zealand gained either a National Qualification or more than 12 Credits towards a National Certificate. This is almost 30% higher than the results achieved by other schools. It is clear that Church College is making a substantial difference to the achievement of its students.”
Education Review Office Audit Report October 2000
Academic Achievement “ We have just completed an analysis of Benchmark indicators for the years 1998-2000 for all secondary schools in the region. That analysis shows that Maori student achievement for The Church College of New Zealand is consistently higher than national averages for same decile schools* and compare favourably with averages for all schools.” “ We would be most grateful for your help in identifying those factors, which contribute to that success.” David Hood 2002 Project Manager Ministry of Education * The Church College of New Zealand is a decile three school. Its academic performance is comparable with a decile six school.
All 50 teachers are active LDS members, qualified in their respective fields. 30 of them are former students of the College.
All hold the appropriate level of teacher registration with the New Zealand Teachers’ Council.
There are no children of current employees that attend a high school other than The Church College of New Zealand.
BUDGET 2003 Budget Request (US Dollars) Operating Budget $3,339,036.00 Income $742,226.00 Net $2,596,810.00 Project Budget $543,531.00 * $50,000 of the Project total will not be requested. * $16,000 is allocated to MTC work
BUDGET 2003 Budget Cost Per Student (US Dollars) $3,632.00 (net) (Boarders & Day Students) $4,670.00 (gross) Average per-student Expense Amount/Year Item
Government Financial Assistance The Church College of New Zealand is allocated a sum of money each year by the Government in recognition that tax paying parents, who have children at CCNZ, are not accessing their entitled tax funded high school education. For 2003 the sum allocated is $NZ 1.6 million. Under the direction of the Church Board of Education the allocated funds are not uplifted. ( Only strings attached is that it is only offered on a year by year basis, beyond the year no obligations on by party)
An even greater emphasis on developing a school culture that is centered on President Hinckley’s nine B’s.
A continuing emphasis on students furthering their education, thus lifting the socio-economic profile of the L.D.S. Church in New Zealand and placing members in positions of influence, thus helping the growth of the kingdom in New Zealand.