List of schools in Iceland

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This is a list of schools in Iceland, which encompasses institutions from playschool to gymnasium

Playschools[edit]

Playschool is non-compulsory education for those under the age of six and is the first step in the education system.

Primary schools[edit]

Primary school is compulsory education for those aged 6 to 16 and is the second step in the education system.

Gymnasia[edit]

Gymnasium is non-compulsory education for those over the age of 16 and is the third step in the education system. There are 34 gymnasia in Iceland.

English name
(Icelandic name)
Municipality Region Ownership Head teacher
Akureyri Gymnasium
(Verkmenntaskólinn á Akureyri)
Akureyrarkaupstaður Northeastern Region Public Hjalti Jón Sveinsson
Akureyri Junior College
(Menntaskólinn á Akureyri)
Akureyrarkaupstaður Northeastern Region Public Jón Már Héðinsson
Armuli Gymnasium
(Fjölbrautaskólinn við Ármúla)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Steinn Jóhannsson
Austurland Gymnasium
(Verkmenntaskóli Austurlands)
Fjarðabyggð Eastern Region Public Þórður Júlíusson
Austur-Skaftafellssysla Gymnasium
(Framhaldsskólinn í Austur-Skaftafellssýslu)
Sveitarfélagið Hornafjörður Southern Region Public Eyjólfur Guðmundsson
Borgarfjodur Gymnasium
(Menntaskóli Borgarfjarðar)
Borgarbyggð Western Region Public Kolfinna Jóhannesdóttir
Borgarholt Gymnasium
(Borgarholtsskóli)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Bryndís Sigurjónsdóttir
Breidholt College
(Fjölbrautaskólinn í Breiðholti)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Guðrún Hrefna Guðmundsdóttir
Commercial College of Iceland
(Verzlunarskóli Íslands)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Private Ingi Ólafsson
Comprehensive Secondary School of West Iceland
(Fjölbrautaskóli Vesturlands)
Akraneskaupstaður Western Region Public Atli Harðarson
Egilsstadir Upper Secondary School
(Menntaskólinn á Egilsstöðum)
Fljótsdalshreppur Eastern Region Public Helgi Ómar Bragason
Flensborg College
(Flensborgarskólinn í Hafnarfirði)
Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður Capital Region Public Einar Birgir Steinþórsson
Gardabaer College
(Fjölbrautaskólinn í Garðabæ)
Garðabær Capital Region Public Kristinn Þorsteinsson
Hamrahlid College
(Menntaskólinn við Hamrahlíð)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Lárus H. Bjarnason
Handicraft and Homemaking School of Hallormsstadur
(Handverks- og hússtjórnarskólinn á Hallormsstað)
Fljótsdalshreppur Eastern Region Private Þráinn Lárusson
Homemaking School of Reykjavik
(Hússtjórnarskóli Reykjavíkur)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Private Margrét D. Sigfúsdóttir
Husavik Secondary College
(Framhaldsskólinn á Húsavík)
Norðurþing Northeastern Region Public Dóra Ármannsdóttir
Icelandic College of Fisheries
(Fisktækniskóli Íslands)
Grindavíkurbær Southern Peninsula Private Ólafur Jón Arnbjörnsson
Isafjordur Gymnasium
(Menntaskólinn á Ísafirði)
Ísafjarðarbær Westfjords Public Jón Reynir Sigurvinsson
Kopavogur Grammar School
(Menntaskólinn í Kópavogi)
Kópavogsbær Capital Region Public Margrét Friðriksdóttir
Laugar Junior College
(Framhaldsskólinn á Laugum)
Þingeyjarsveit Northeastern Region Public Valgerður Gunnarsdóttir
Laugarvatn Gymnasium
(Menntaskólinn að Laugarvatni)
Bláskógabyggð Southern Region Public Halldór Páll Halldórsson
Reykjavik Junior College
(Menntaskólinn í Reykjavík)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Linda Rós Michaelsdóttir
Saudarkrokur Comprehensive College
(Fjölbrautaskóli Norðurlands vestra)
Sveitarfélagið Skagafjörður Northwestern Region Public Ingileif Oddsdóttir
Snaefellsnes Upper Secondary Comprehensive School
(Fjölbrautaskóli Snæfellinga)
Grundarfjarðarbær Western Region Public Jón Eggert Bragason
South Iceland Comprehensive School
(Fjölbrautaskóli Suðurlands)
Sveitarfélagið Árborg Southern Region Public Olga Lísa Garðarsdóttir
Sudurnes Comprehensive College
(Fjölbrautaskóli Suðurnesja)
Reykjanesbær Southern Peninsula Public Kristján Ásmundsson
Sund Grammar School
(Menntaskólinn við Sund)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Hjördís Þorgeirsdóttir
Technical College of Hafnarfjordur
(Iðnskólinn í Hafnarfirði)
Hafnarfjarðarkaupstaður Capital Region Public Ársæll Guðmundsson
Technical College Reykjavik
(Tækniskólinn)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Private Baldur Gíslason
Jón B Stefánsson
Trollaskagi Gymnasium
(Menntaskólinn á Tröllaskaga)
Fjallabyggð Northeastern Region Public Lára Stefánsdóttir
Upper Secondary School of Mosfellsbaer
(Framhaldsskólinn í Mosfellsbæ)
Mosfellsbær Capital Region Public Guðbjörg Aðalbergsdóttir
Vestmannaeyjar Gymnasium
Framhaldsskólinn í Vestmannaeyjum
Vestmannaeyjabær Southern Region Public Ólafur H. Sigurjónsson
Women's Reykjavik Gymnasium
(Kvennaskólinn í Reykjavík)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Public Ingibjörg S. Guðmundsdóttir

Defunct[edit]

English name
(Icelandic name)
Municipality Region Ownership Head teacher
Hradbraut Gymnasium
(Menntaskólinn Hraðbraut)
Reykjavíkurborg Capital Region Private Ólafur Haukur Johnson

See also[edit]