Primary school, grades 1–10

Rósarimi 11
112 Reykjavík


Rimaskóli school calendar

Here is the school calendar for Rimaskóli. The school calendar lists the planning days as well as other important information for parents and guardians.

Primary school meals

Most primary school students take part in the lunch program. The cost of school meals is the same at all schools. And, you do not need to pay for school lunch for more than two children from the same household.

About Rimaskóli

Rimaskóli was officially founded at a meeting of the Reykjavík Education Council on April 19, 1993. Rimaskóli's construction finished in four phases around the last turn of the century, and upon final completion in November 2001, the school was finally finished and formally consecrated.

At the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year, there were more than 500 students registered in 1st-10th grade, and nearly 80 staff. Rimaskóli's motto from the beginning has been "Rules - Ambition - Creation", meaning that students follow the few but clear rules set by the school, a positive ambition fills the building when it comes to achievement and participation in tasks and competitions, and that students' creativity and artistry flourish with strong and diverse teaching in relevant areas.

Tígrisbær After-School Program is for children in 1st to 4th grade at Rimaskóli, and Sigyn Youth Center offers a variety of fun activities for children and adolescents.

Principal: Þóranna Rósa Ólafsdóttir.

Assistant Principal: Marta Karlsdóttir

Division Head: Jóhann Þór Björgvinsson

School and career counselors: Eydís Þórunn Sigurðardóttir and Sóley Rós Guðmundsdóttir

Child prosperity

The Act on the Integration of Services in the Interest of Children’s Prosperity has come into effect. The goal is to ensure children and guardians receive the right assistance, at the right time, from the right parties. Families and children in need of early support have guaranteed access to a prosperity contact in the child's immediate environment, such as in preschool or primary school. The prosperity contact offers information and guidance on services and ensures that children and guardians have unhindered access to these services. Children, youth, and guardians can reach the school prosperity contact to request integrated services.

The contact person for Rimaskóli is: Jóhanna Kristín Snævarsdóttir

For more information about the legislation and services, visit the website at farsaeldbarna.is

View Rimaskóli's comprehensive support plan for disabled students, special needs, behavioral disorders, and emotional and social difficulties

Is your child starting primary school?

On this page, you will find useful information about starting primary school. As, for example, what the children have to take with them to school and whether the children will get food during school hours.

School activities

Parent cooperation

We are all in this together, and as the proverb goes it takes a village to raise a child. Reykjavík City schools make targeted efforts to consult with and increase parent involvement in school activities. All schools in Reykjavík City have an active parent association.

Board of Rimaskóli's Parent Association 2023-2024

  • Dagný Edda Þórisdóttir Chair
  • Ingibjörg Eva Þórisdóttir Treasurer
  • Jóhanna Lilja Holm
  • Heiðbjört Tíbrá Kjartansdóttir
  • Erla Ósk Guðmundsdóttir
  • Erla Bára Ragnarsdóttir
  • Kristín Birna Ólafsdóttir - Johnson
  • Aníta Björg Arnar Jónsdóttir
  • Björk Jónsdóttir
  • Silja Valdimarsdóttir
  • Auður Lorenzo
  • Pernilla Sif Olsen Gísladóttir
  • Jakob Þórðarson
  • Halldór Helgi Halldórsson

Email: foreldrafelagrimaskola@gmail.com

Home page: http://www.foreldrafelag-rimaskola.is/

School curriculum

Do you want to know more about the philosophy and daily operations of Rimaskóli? In the school curriculum, you'll find detailed information about the school's philosophical emphasis and approach to learning and work.

Operational plan

What's ahead for Rimaskóli? You can find several items in the operational plan, including the school's policy for the previous year, teaching planning, and much more.

School council

Primary schools must have an active school council that serves as a forum for consultation between the principal and the school community on the school operation. The school council participates in shaping policy for the school and defining its unique character.

School council minutes

Rimaskóli school district

There are several school districts in Reykjavík and each child has priority in their district school. Nevertheless, all parents have the choice to apply to any school in the city for their children according to the rules on school districts, applications, and admission. Here is information on which streets belong to Rimaskóli's school district.

Temporary exemption from school attendance

Here is the application for leave that lasts three days or longer.