situated in South Westland,
is a Decile 8, U1 full Primary School with a
current staffing roll of 17. We have a teaching Principal,
one 0.5 Teacher, a Year 7/8 Technology Supervisor, a Caretaker and Cleaner.
We have a three classroom school, with a library, office, staff room, separate resource room, swimming pool, extensive playing areas, two school houses for staff and a functioning play group with shared occupancy and a roll of 13.
Haast School is located at Hannah's Clearing, 22 km south of the State Highway and the Haast Township. Haast has a population normally of approximately 300 people rising to 2000 during the whitebait season. During this time it is likely that the school will be required to enrol approximately 3 extra students. The majority of our parents are employed in positions within hospitality, tourism, fishing and government departments.
Year 8 children go on to secondary boarding schools such as:
Waitaki Boys/Girls, Otago Boys, John McGlashan College, St Hilda's, Columba,
St Kevin's and Dunstan College.