Geraldine High School is a school of opportunities in rural South Canterbury. We welcome your interest in our school where our key values of: Respect, Responsibility, Relationships and Achievement underpin all aspects of our school life.
Geraldine High School is located in the attractive township of Geraldine just 1.5 hours drive south of Christchurch, New Zealand. We offer all the advantages and opportunities of a city high school in a pleasant, friendly, caring and spacious rural environment.
Geraldine High School is a modern, multi-course, co-educational state secondary school catering for local and international students from years 7-13. As a medium-sized school with over 600 students, we have the resources to offer a full range of courses and also get to know each student individually so that maximum support is given to help every student achieve their very best.
The social climate here is a very warm, personal and friendly one, with mutual respect a strong characteristic of staff-student relationships. Geraldine High School is described by the New Zealand Schools Education Review Office as a "school with a history of successful student achievement," where their reviewers observed "positive relationships between students and teachers" and "students are well prepared for a life after school."