Comprehensive schoolsComprehensive schools
Helsinki has 100 City-run comprehensive schools, providing education for a total of 45,000 children and young people. Of our schools, 86 are Finnish-language schools and 14 are Swedish-language schools. Additionally, there are a few contractual schools that are private schools that have a contract with the city to provide free-of-charge basic education. There are also other private and state-run comprehensive schools in Helsinki.