Firth St, Matamata
|Type||Co-ed state secondary, year 9-13|
|Motto||Quality Education for all|
|Ministry of Education Institution no.||124|
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In July 2012, a student was killed by a train after he ran out from several trees alongside the tracks outside the school; He was killed instantly. 
- Anne Taylor – netball player
- Brendon Leonard – rugby union player
- Casey Williams – netball player
- Catherine Tizard – Governor-General
- Craig Innes – rugby union and rugby league player
- Judith Collins – politician; former National leader
- Julie Hawkes – squash player
- Lyn Grime – Olympic hurdler
- Murray Taylor – rugby union player
- Nicola Browne – cricketer
- Richard Nunns – Māori traditional instrumentalist of Pākehā heritage
- Shane Dye – jockey
- Warwick Taylor – rugby union player
- "New Building at Matamata - Opening by Minister". The New Zealand Herald. 11 February 1924. p. 9.
- Ihaka, James (26 July 2012). "Matamata College student tragically killed by train near Matamata College". Waikato Herald.
- Brown, Abby (17 July 2014). "Mum nets trip to see Casey win gold". Waikato Times.
- "Lynnette O'Connor (Massey)". Matamata College. Retrieved 8 October 2017.