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All children who are 4 years of age by 1 September of the current year are required to attend school. School is compulsory for a period of 12 consecutive years, until the child turns 16. However, children having reached the age of 15 may choose to begin an apprenticeship, which exempts them from further classroom education.

Public schools are free of charge. For children who attend school in Luxembourg City but live outside the city, the enrolment fees are paid by the child's municipality of residence.

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Registration and practical information

Information for children in Cycles 1 through 4 on registration, class schedules, guided study, school catchment areas and school trips.

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Luxembourg City schools

Luxembourg City has 19 elementary schools, which provide a high-quality public education to children aged 4 to 12 (Cycles 1 to 4).

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School catchment areas

Find your child's school catchment area

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Teacher directory

Search for the contact details of Luxembourg city teachers

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Public elementary schools

Information on Cycles 1 to 4 and the guidance procedure for choosing a secondary education track.

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Recommendations for parents

What should I do if my child is ill? Protect your child by getting them vaccinated, Getting enough exercise is important, Oral hygiene, Head lice, Multilinguali...

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School health checks

Health checks are carried out free of charge to monitor the health of children enrolled in the city's municipal schools.

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School holidays and breaks

The 2020/2021 school year begins on Monday, 14 September 2020 and ends on Thursday, 15 July 2021.

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Promoting children's health

Health-related activities and initiatives aim to encourage children and their families to make healthier choices in terms of diet and daily activities.

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Organisation et surveillance des écoles

Le bon fonctionnement des écoles résulte d'une bonne organisation et coopération entre les différents acteurs de la communauté éducative.

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Taking account of children's and parents' needs

Schools, childcare centres and crèches are places that provide guidance and direction to parents as well as their children.

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Discover nature with all your senses at Haus vun der Natur, the nature centre in Kockelscheuer offering activities organised as part of the curriculum for Luxem...

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Back to school: going green

Think green: a few tips for making going to school more eco-friendly

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Contact details

20 rue du Commerce
L-1351 Luxembourg

Getting there by bus

Opening hours


8:00–12:00 and 13:30–17:00