Education

There are 10 comprehensive schools in Jakobstad, of which 5 are Swedish and 4 Finnish and one is Language Immersion School.

Language immersion education is of great importance in Jakobstad. Jakobstad houses Finland's only language immersion school, where Swedish-speaking and Finnish-speaking children are taught years 1-6 in Finnish and Swedish respectively. Language immersion education is available until the secondary school level.

Upper secondary school is taught in both Swedish and Finnish.

Schools in the Town of Jakobstad

Swedish schools

Bonäs skola
Bonäsgatan 10-12
06 786 3430

Kyrkostrands skola
Bagarnäsvägen 32
06 786 3604

Lagmans skola
Lagmansgatan 2
06 786 3488

Oxhamns skola
Paul Hallvars gata 3
06 786 3472

Språkbadsskolan (Language immersion)
Alholmsgatan 49
06 786 3496

Vestersundsby skola
Skolvägen
06 786 3405, 06 786 3343,
06 786 3500

Jakobstads Gymnasium
Skolgatan 20
06 786 3470

Resursskola
Grannabba
06 786 3345

Finnish schools

Etelänummen koulu
Runebergsgatan 2
06 786 3290

Itälän koulu
Industrivägen 13
06 786 3292

Länsinummen koulu
Västerleden 1
06 786 3572

Resurssikoulu
Grannabba
06 786 3345

Kielikylpykoulu (Language immersion)
Paula Hallvars gata 8
06 786 3496

Pietarsaaren lukio
Skolgatan 20
06 786 3294

Higher education

Centria University of Applied Sciences
Campus Allegro
Runebergsgatan 8
tel. 040 073 4107

Novia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Allegro
Köpmansgatan 10
tel. 06 328 5821

Optima (Education for Adults and Vocational School)
Trädgårdsgatan 30, Lannäslund 1
tel. 06 785 5222
samkommunen@optimaedu.fi

Other education

Wava-institute
Campus Allegro
Köpmansgatan 10 
tel. 06 786 3279
wava@edu.jakobstad.fi

Arbis, Swedish (Evening) Institute 
Skolgatan 25-27 B
tel. 06 786 3264
arbis@jakobstad.fi
arbis.jakobstad.fi

Työväenopisto, Finnish (Evening) Institute 
Skolgatan 25-27 A
tel. 06 786 3256
Head Master 06 786 3249
tyovaenopisto@pietarsaari.fi
www.jakobstad.fi/tyovaenopisto

 

 

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