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Juankoski Senior High School

·         65 km  north-east of Kuopio

·         a modern and cosy school building (2003)

·         80 students

Since we follow the general high school programme,  we can be considered an ordinary high school.

However, we have some


A wide range of languages:

·         English

·         Swedish

·         German

·         French

·         Spanish

·         Russian

·         Estonian (basics)

·         a possibility to take net courses in other languages (e.g. Italian or Japanese)

International projects and contacts:

·         A two-year Erasmus + project "Hooked on Books" (started in 2014) together with a Hungarian and Romanian school.

·         A partner school in Hameln, Germany.

Art projects:

·         Fire performances (combining visual arts, music, dance and speech communication)

·         Music theatre productions since 2003


·         Several courses in entrepreneurship

·         The students have their own cooperative called "Pisnes". It gives them a chance to become familiar with the principles of entrepreneurship in practice  and also  earn  some money.

High school diplomas in:

·         music

·         visual arts

·         physical education

·         handicraft

The small size is an advantage:

·         Every student is  seen and  treated  as  an individual.

·         The teachers have time and resources to give personal guidance and remedial instruction  to students.

·         Everyone can get personal student counselling and vocational guidance as much as necessary.

·         A social worker's services are available at school.

The studies in Juankoski Senior High give you a good basis to pass the matriculation exam well and continue your further studies successfully.