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Mäntynummi Comprehensive School

Mäntynummi Comprehensive School is located in Lohja, a town 60 km from the capital of Finland, Helsinki. There are about 40,000 inhabitants in Lohja. The school building has three two-storey sections. There is a new library in our school building. A new sports hall was built in 2011.

There are 9 grades and a preschool in our school. The students are aged between 6-16 years. Currently 440 students and 45 teachers work here. In addition, there are also other staff members. The schooldays last from three to seven hours, depending on which grade one is in. The lunch is free for everyone. The length of the lessons is 45 minutes. The breaks last for 15 minutes and the lunch breaks are thirty minutes long. We have the opportunity to study three languages. Swedish and English are core subjects and German is an optional subject. In lower secondary school pupils can choose three optional subjects.

Everything related to attending school is free. We don't have school uniforms. A free ride to school is offered if a pupil lives over 5 kilometers away from the school. Altogether the school year is 187 days. We have five holidays that last between 4 days and two and a half months.

There are many good things in Mäntynummi Comprehensive School. A great fact is that everything here - from the school lunch to the books - is free. Our school grounds are nice and clean - thanks to the cleaners. The teachers are competent and there are many options when it comes to optional subjects.

Overall our school is a great place to study.

Maiju, Roosa, Iida, Julia (Speaking and Writing English 2013-2014)