Rhode Street School “The best little school on the planet” is located in the south western Hamilton suburb of Dinsdale in the North Island. The school was established in 1959 and continues to deliver effective learning and teaching programmes for Year 0 to Year 8 students. They are a decile 2 school (averaging around 220 students) with fantastic class/teacher ratios (average 20 students per teacher).
Rhode Street School, recognised nationally (including TV appearances!) for its innovative teaching methods, sustainable practices, and participation in the Enviroschools programme, has a kitchen garden area complete with chickens and a wood-fired pizza oven, a commercial teaching kitchen, tunnel house (great use of the old swimming pool space!) and hydroponics centre, an organic orchard, Kai Time student cafe and there own radio station.
Enviroschools support children and young people to plan, design and implement sustainability actions that are important to them and their communities. The aim is to foster a generation of people who instinctively think and act sustainably.
It’s no wonder Rhode Street has reached the 1 million club with an amazing average improvement rate of over 36% and 14463 Personal Bests with 11 very proud Skoolbo Super champs (Individuals that have answered 10,000 questions or more like Savanah!).
A warm Skoolbo welcome to the 1 million club.
GO RHODE STREET SCHOOL GO!