Aims for each student to be inspired, responsible, academically and practically skilled life long learners, living their Christian values and exploring their God-given potential to achieve personal excellence.
Elim Christian College is a vibrant learning community impacting the whole person and providing seamless, quality education based on a Christian world-view and sound Christian principles. The special character of the school is determined by the faith system made up of the beliefs, values and lifestyle of the Elim Christian Centre. We are a decile 9, state-integrated area school with total roll of 592 comprising 550 domestic students, 42 internationals, a teaching staff of 40 supported by administration and part-time personnel.
Elim Christian College actively pursues a strong focus on high expectations for student achievement and character development. The college environment is well-disciplined, safe and caring. Strategic vision and planning has produced influential direction, superb facilities and the school’s rapidly growing reputation for being a quality educational institution.
Through the vision of its proprietors the college has superb facilities and the ability to facilitate growth. Through the work of the Board of Trustees there is influential direction. Through well-qualified and diverse staff the college works to inspire student achievement to the highest degree and through our students we aim to significantly contribute to every sphere of society.
Goals and Expectations
We aim to set challenging targets for students and high expectations for staff performance to facilitate personal academic excellence among students.
We expect to seriously advantage students’ personal skills and ignite their ability to compete for tertiary entry, to enhance career prospects and to expand their knowledge horizons.
We have a strong focus to inspire each student to act with values and excellence while maintaining high standards of personal presentation within our delightful, rewarding, empowering and encouraging culture and climate.
Our A.R.I.S.E strategic framework (Achievement, Responsibility, Inspiration, Skills, Elim Christian Character) is designed to shape and guide the college’s on-going development. It is reviewed annually in terms of impact, effectiveness and the degree to which it facilitates our special character in the light of current educational research and national education strategies.
Our current facilities incorporate 34 classrooms, administration, resource and student guidance areas, superb library, magnificent gymnasium, specialised IT and multi-media suites, visual art room, photography studio, two science laboratories and a 900-seat auditorium with advanced technology.
An amazing array of opportunities await prospective students, including performing and expressive arts, worship, leadership development, leading edge IT, a sequential outdoor education programme, high participation in academic competitions, fairs and events and an ever-growing sporting programme.
From 2012 Elim Christian College will operate on dual campus sites. Elim Christian College Junior Campus will cater for Y1-Y8 students and be situated in Golflands Drive, Botany. The secondary campus will remain on the current site at Botany Road, Howick.
Situated in beautiful east Auckland in the suburb of Botany Downs, Howick, the college is close to the Botany Downs town centre and approximately 20 minutes’ drive from the Auckland city centre. A number of beaches, beautiful parks and walkways are all with in close proximity to the school.
Physical and Mailing Address
159 Botany Rd. Howick, Auckland