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Karamea Area School caters for students from school entry to year 13.
KAS is an isolated, rural school with the nearest population centre of more than 5,000 approximately 100km south. By road there is just one way in and out of Karamea.
The school is situated in beautiful surroundings near the gateway to the Kahurangi National Park.
A history of sound financial management has resulted in the school being very well resourced, and the envy of other teachers who visit.
From 2010 the BOT, through the principal, will channel resourcing into developing modern learning environments. This includes the fixed installation of data projectors in every classroom.
Currently all primary classrooms have networked and internet capable computers. A pod of 12 MAC laptops were purchased by the primary department in 2009. This supplements the pod of 5 IMACS that the year 5-8 students can access.
The primary also make effective use of an interactive whiteboard.
The secondary access a pod of 9 Windows based computers that are also networked and internet capable.