Key figures of education

Espoo Finnish Education Unit is the second largest education provider in Finland. Key figures for the school year 2017–2018 are:

Comprehensive schools and general upper secondary schools 

77 Finnish-speaking comprehensive schools:
     • 44 primary schools (grades (1–6) 
     • 14 middle schools (grades 7–9) 
     • 15 joint comprehensive schools (grades 1–9)  
     • 3 special education schools 
     • 1 hospital school (grades 1–9) 

11 Finnish-speaking general upper secondary schools
 

Pupils and students

28 000 pupils in comprehensive education
     • 3 350 pupils in the first grade
4 640 students in general upper secondary school
 

International figures 

4 260 foreign-language pupils and students 
     • teaching in 41 foreign languages
     • weighted-curriculum, language teaching and language immersion in 14 schools 

Basic art education 

16 basic art education institutes
10 150 children and young people
     • 8 120 living in Espoo