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
06-7863 430

Kyrkostrands skola
Bagarnäsvägen 32
06-7863 604

Lagmans skola
Lagmansgatan 2
06-7863 488

Oxhamns skola
Paul Hallvars gata 3
06-7863 472

Språkbadsskolan (Language immersion)
Alholmsgatan 49
06-7863 496

Vestersundsby skola
Skolvägen
06-7863 405, 06-7863 343,
06-7863 500

Jakobstads Gymnasium
Skolgatan 20
06-7863 470

Resursskola
Grannabba
06-7863 345

Finnish schools

Etelänummen koulu
Runebergsgatan 2
06-7863 290

Itälän koulu
Industrivägen 13
06-7863 292

Länsinummen koulu
Västerleden 1
06-7863 572

Resurssikoulu
Grannabba
06-7863 345

Kielikylpykoulu (Language immersion)
Alholmsgatan 49
06-7863 496

Pietarsaaren lukio
Skolgatan 20
06-7863 294

Higher education

Centria University of Applied Sciences
Campus Allegro
Runebergsgatan 8
tel. 0400 734 107

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. +358 6 7855 222
samkommunen@optimaedu.fi

Other education

The Music Institute of the Jakobstad Region
Campus Allegro
Köpmansgatan 10 
tel. 358 6 786 3279
kansli-jmi@musikhuset.fi

Arbis, Swedish (Evening) Institute 
Skolgatan 25-27 B
tel. 06 7863 264
arbis@jakobstad.fi
arbis.jakobstad.fi

Työväenopisto, Finnish (Evening) Institute 
Skolgatan 25-27 A
tel. 06 7863 256
Head Master 06 7863 249
tyovaenopisto@pietarsaari.fi
www.jakobstad.fi/tyovaenopisto

 

 

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