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Papatoetoe High School

Papatoetoe High School
Digne Lampada Tradas
("worthy to carry the torch")
Nicholson Avenue, Papatoetoe, Auckland
Type State co-ed secondary (Year 9–13)
Established 1956
Ministry of Education Institution no. 95
Principal Peter Gall
Staff 120
School roll 1537[1] (July 2015)
Socio-economic decile 3H[2]

Papatoetoe High School (PHS) is a secondary school (years 9–13) in Papatoetoe suburb of Auckland City, New Zealand.

PHS has a disability unit called The Richard's Centre, named after a previous principal. The Richard's Centre supports people with many different types of disabilities. The Richard's Centre has a Physio Therapist, Occupational Therapist and a Speech Therapist on site at all times during school hours.

The school is home to the first and largest Key Club in the New Zealand/South Pacific District. Key Club celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2007 and as of 2008 had 59 registered members. It also has a reputation for its sports teams in South Auckland

Notable alumni


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  2. ^ "Decile Change 2014 to 2015 for State & State Integrated Schools". Ministry of Education. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
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  6. ^ "Olympics: Young swimmer hopes to be first woman to swim for Samoa", TV3, May 17, 2008

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