Nga Puna O Waiorea
Male Students' Achievement at Western Springs College

In the light of the recently released NZCER report comparing boys' schools and coeducational schools, families in our local community should be aware of the exceptionally impressive performance of male students at Western Springs College.

1) WSC male students outperform students from NZ decile 8 boys' schools for 30/32 measures.
2)WSC male students' U.E. pass rates for 2010-2013 exceed those of boys' schools by 19% for entry-based data and by 27% for roll-based data.

Source: see www.nzqa.govt.nz

*Entry-Based data shows the percentages of students who have entered sufficient credits to achieve a NQF-based qualification by the end of a given year.
**Roll-Based data shows the percentages of students on the July 1 roll achieving NCEA Levels 1, 2, 3 and University Entrance.

Ken Havill