Enskilda Gymnasiet

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Enskilda Gymnasiet
Location
Stockholm, Sweden
Information
School type Private school
Motto Kärlek som grund. Ordning som stöd, Framsteg som mål.
(Love as a foundation. Order as support. Progress as a goal.)
Established 1913
Number of students 500 (both school and upper secondary school)
Website
School building on Tegnérlunden 5.

Enskilda Gymnasiet (EG) is a prestigious independent upper secondary school from the 10th-12th grade and school from the 6th-9th grade, founded in 1913. Enskilda Gymnasiet is located in Tegnérlunden, in central Stockholm, Sweden. There are long waiting lists to the school, which accepts only 60 new students each year. The school is the 10-year champion of DN Nutidsorientering, a general knowledge competition, in which over 90 percent of all schools in Sweden participate. Enskilda Gymnasiet is widely regarded as one of the top schools in Sweden.

History[edit]

Enskilda Gymnasiet was founded by a group of in 1913, and is currently owned by the parents of the students. Originally the school was located at Biblioteksgatan 32. Since 1973 the school is housed in a house built in 1876, which previously was the home of Wallinska Skolan.

Facilities[edit]

Educational facilities include over classroom,a computer room, an art studio, and a hall for music. Student leisure rooms include a ping pong room and a classroom. EG (a common abbreviation for Enskilda Gymnasiet) also has an auditorium and a car.

Sports[edit]

Active engagement in sports is strongly encouraged at EG. Students are invited to participate in sports outside of the regular education and can also qualify to represent the school through different teams. The teams compete in tournaments by SIPSI (Sweden's Boarding and Private Schools' Ritual Organization), which comprises five schools. The school's athletic education is primarily held at the facilities of the Royal Institute of Technology and Östermalms Idrottsplatts.

Relationships with other schools[edit]

Traditionally EG has exchange ´students, especially in, with Lundsbergs Skola, SSHL, Viktor Rydbergs Gymnasium Djursholm and Grennaskolan. These schools are the other members of SIPSI.

Alumni[edit]

Coordinates: 59°20′16.80″N 18°03′21.60″E / 59.3380000°N 18.0560000°E / 59.3380000; 18.0560000

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