The school system in North Rhine-Westphalia

What schools exist in NRW?

There are five options in North Rhine-Westphalia After elementary school:: Hauptschule, Realschule, Sekundarschule, Gesamtschule oder Gymnasium.

The school system

Elementary school („Grundschule“)

Hauptschule

Realschule

Sekundarschule

Gesamtschule

Gymnasium

How can I register my child at school?

From what time are refugee children obliged to attend school?

When and where can I enrol my child?