Katedralskolan, Växjö

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Katedralskolan, Växjö
Katedralskolan, Växjö.jpg
Location
Växjö, Kronoberg County
Sweden
Coordinates 56°52′52″N 14°49′13″E / 56.88111°N 14.82028°E / 56.88111; 14.82028
Information
Type Public
Established 17th century
School district Växjö
Principal Yngve Filipsson
Staff 145 (2006)
Grades 10th, 11th and 12th
Number of students 1325 (2006)
Language Main: Swedish, English (IB Diploma Programme)
Other: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Latin
Nickname Katedral
Alumni Carl Linnaeus
Viktor Rydberg
Pär Lagerkvist
Peter Jihde
Charlotte Perrelli
Ola Salo
Carolina Klüft
Shirley Clamp
Martin Axén
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Nobel laureates Pär Lagerkvist (literature)
Website

Katedralskolan (Sw: "the cathedral school") is a high school in Växjö, Sweden.

History[edit]

Katedralskolan in Växjö has a long history, receiving the right to become an upper secondary school ("Gymnasium" in Swedish) in 1643. It thus became the sixth Swedish gymnasium. Today Katedralskolan has 1300 students and five educational programs.

Programs[edit]

ES (Esthetics)
IB (International Baccalaureate)
ID (Athletics)
NV (Natural Sciences)
SP (Social Sciences)

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