School system in Lower Saxony

What types of school are there in Lower Saxony?

In Lower Saxony, after primary school, students have five options: Hauptschule, Realschule, Oberschule, Gesamtschule and Gymnasium.

The School System

Primary School

Hauptschule

Realschule

Oberschule

Gesamtschule

Gymnasium

How can I register my child at a school?

When do refugee children need to attend school?

When and where can I enrol my child?