Arnarskoli School

Special School

Kopavogsbraut 5C
200 Kopavogur

Arnarskoli School Facilities

Special School

Arnarskoli School is a comprehensive primary school for children of primary school age with developmental deviation. Behavioral intervention is used in the children's learning and teaching. Comprehensive school means that the program is provided every weekday of the year. School, recreation, and summer recreation all take place in the same place with the same staff.

According to an agreement, Reykjavik City will pay a contribution to Arnarskoli School for a maximum of eleven students. Priority is given to students with legal residence in Reykjavik who already go to Arnarskoli School provided that the conditions of the Department of Education & Youth for the processing of applications to private special schools are met.

How to apply to Arnarskoli School?

The application process is in two parts since Arnarskoli School is outside the municipality. First, you must apply to the Department of Education & Youth for an assessment of the student's academic and recreational standing and then you must apply to Arnarskoli School.

Guardians who intend to apply to Arnarskoli School for their children must submit an application to the Department of Education & Youth by February 1 of each year and to the Arnarskoli School by March 1 of each year.

Under the process, parents requesting school placement at Arnarskoli School for their child may request that an assessment be made of the student's academic standing in accordance with the approved procedures before parents apply to Arnarskoli School. Such an assessment must be requested by February 1 of each year.

At the same time, you must submit a request for school placement at a primary school in a municipality outside the student's legal residence.

According to an agreement, Reykjavik City will pay a contribution to Arnarskoli School for a maximum of eleven students. Priority is given to students with legal residence in Reykjavik who already go to Arnarskoli School provided that the conditions of the Department of Education & Youth for the processing of applications to private special schools are met.

If the Department of Education & Youth receives a request for an assessment of the student's academic standing for the planned application to Arnarskoli School, the Department of Education & Youth will request additional documentation from guardians so that the special assessment team can evaluate the application in accordance with the approved procedure for the application process.