Welcome to Rawhitiroa School


"Preparing our children for their future.

Children preparing themselves for their future."

Rawhitiroa School, situated on the outskirts of Eltham in Taranaki, caters for students from Years 1 to 8. They enjoy education in a safe, aesthetically pleasing, inclusive learning and play spaces. Students experience an environment conducive to successful learning and develop with teachers respectful, responsive and reciprocal relationships.

We strive for our children to be strong in Literacy and Numeracy, to expand their knowledge and skills across the curriculum, celebrate their successes and others, and to be positive active members of their community.

 Strong relationships and partnerships connect home, school and the community. Families have many opportunities to engage in and support school activities and direction. Students in the past have been highly involved in the maintenance and beautification of nearby Lake Rotokare, a community-led project to create a pest-free sanctuary for bird life. Children learned in an atmosphere of mutual respect where being a member of the school's community and making a contribution is valued.

Current Roll: 48 Students

Classrooms: 3 (Yr 0 -2) (Yr 2 - 4) (Yr 5 -8)

Decile: 7

Term dates 2023

Term 1: 1st February - 6th April 

Term 2: 24th April - 30th June

Term 3: 17th July - 22nd September

Term 4: 9th October - 20th December