We understand school rating is always going to be controversial. We have used the best available measurable data sourced directly from Ministry of Education, and the standards are national, set by New Zealand Government. There is absolutely no emotional or subjective alternation of these data in making SchoolScore. However SchoolScore is only a starting point for parents to compare schools. It is not the only standard for parents to refer to when choosing schools. We are working with schools and the government to gather more data and optimise the algorithm in the future. We encourage parents to refer to "Special features" and other contents of relab.co.nz's school pages, ideally visit the schools with your children to make a better judgment.
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