Christchurch Adventist School (Christchurch, NZ)

A coeducational day school operated by the South New Zealand Conference at Papanui, Christchurch, providing five years of high school work in addition to the full range of primary education. In 1993 the secondary section had an enrollment of 55, with five full-time teachers, and the primary section had an enrollment of 71, with three full-time teachers. The school draws its pupils from all the Christchurch suburban churches. The school began as the Papanui Private School, under the control of the South New Zealand Conference. It opened in 1925 with an enrollment of 25 children and was taught by Miss M. M. Smart. As the enrollment grew, a three-room open-air type of school was built on adjoining property, and the first year of high school work was added. A second extension provided an extra...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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