Rotorua Girls' High School

Rotorua Girls' High School

Empowering Young Women
251 Old Taupo Road
Rotorua 3015
New Zealand
Coordinates 38°08′52″S 176°14′15″E / 38.1479°S 176.2374°E / -38.1479; 176.2374Coordinates: 38°08′52″S 176°14′15″E / 38.1479°S 176.2374°E / -38.1479; 176.2374
Type State Single sex girls secondary (Year 9-13)
Established 1959
Ministry of Education Institution no. 153
Principal Ally Gibbons
School roll 579[1] (July 2016)
Socio-economic decile 3G[2]

Rotorua Girls' High School is a state school educating girls from Year 9 to Year 13, located in Rotorua, New Zealand.


Rotorua Girls' High School was formed in 1959 after Rotorua High School, founded in 1927, was divided into Rotorua Boys' High School and Rotorua Girls'.[3] Rotorua Boys' kept the original site, and the Rotorua Girls' was given a new site further down Old Taupo Road.

The current principal is Mrs Ally Gibbons.[4]


The three houses of Rotorua Girls' High School are named after Maori women.[5]


  1. "Directory of Schools - as at 2 August 2016". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 2016-08-16.
  2. "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015.
  3. "History". Rotorua Girls' High School. Retrieved 2009-02-15.
  4. "Principal's Message". Rotorua Girls' High School. 22 February 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 26, 2010. Retrieved 2009-05-10.
  5. "Rotorua Girls High School Prospectus" (PDF). Rotorua Girls' High School. p. 19. Retrieved 10 September 2015.
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