Special education facilities' property entitlement

A range of special education facilities are hosted at New Zealand schools. As a board of trustees, you may be entitled to property funding to accommodate these facilities at your school.

Calculating property entitlement for special education facilities

The types of special education facilities in New Zealand are:

Special schools property guide

The special schools property guide is used to calculate your property entitlement for special education facilities. On each of the pages linked above, you will find the formulas specific for each type of facility.

Each year, we calculate the space deficiency at every school, regardless of whether it is a mainstream or special school, by comparing its entitlement with its actual space. We then prioritise schools to work out which have the greatest need within our available funding.

Find out more about the SPG calculation process.

Relationship between special education facilities and host schools

This diagram shows how the different types of special education facilities relate to host schools.

Special education facilities and their relationship to host schools

Special education facilities diagram

Special schools and Regional Health schools may operate on their own sites or on host school sites. Schools can run special education units on their sites. Resource teachers may operate out of host schools.

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