Our School

Levin East School is a Year 0 - 6 contributing primary school, which was established in 1953. It has a roll of approximately 430, and is located in the growing Horowhenua region.

Nestled between the Tararua Ranges and the Tasman Sea, the area boasts an abundance of natural features and a friendly and welcoming community.


At Levin East School, we have a fantastic and progressive teaching team, a supportive and engaged board of trustees and a passionate and active school community. The school is well regarded in the area and our team embrace and engage with modern pedagogical practices.


Levin East celebrates the diversity of its community and students. 53% of the roll is Maori,  7% is Pasifika. The school's environment and practices to support students with high learning needs. Levin East has newly developed MLEs, beautifully maintained grounds, a large school hall, sports courts, a large grassed field and a covered school pool.


The school enjoys a strong relationship with Muaupoko as mana whenua, partnering with them on significant initiatives to ensure Maori students achieve success as Maori.

Levin East is involved in the Taitoko Community of Learners, the Te Hinaki Education Trust and programmes alongside Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō (Levin Community Centre).

The school enjoys many connections with sports organisations, giving students access to regular sporting opportunities. There are a large number of teams of students developing skills as they compete in summer and winter sports.

Schoolwide systems such as PB4L, iLearn and "Teaching as Inquiry" seek to accelerate social and academic progress for all students.

School Values


Respect / Whakaute For ourselves, others and our environment is essential.


Innovation / Auaha Is renewing,changing or creating more effective ways of doing things better.


Courage / Manawanui Is the willingness to have a go even in the face of uncertainty.


Collaboration / Kotahitanga Is the process of working with others to produce something special.


Excellence / Tararuatanga Is the quality of being outstanding and achieving to your full potential.


Resilience / Manahau Is the ability to positively step up and move on from challenging situations.


Self-Management / Rangatiratanga Develops ownership of their learning and responsibility for themselves, others and the environment.