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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Enrollment in a comprehensive school


In the comprehensive school, students from the 5th to 12th and 13th grades are taught.

At the comprehensive school you can obtain the following school-leaving qualifications:

  • Hauptschulabschluss
  • Realschulabschluss
  • Abitur

The school years 10 to 12 or 11 to 13 are run as a gymnasiale Oberstufe. The comprehensive school provides a general and career-oriented education and allows students to focus on specific areas according to their performance and inclinations. This focus enables students to continue their education at a university or in vocational or academic programs.

It is conducted in an integrative or cooperative form.

Cooperative form:

The comprehensive school in cooperative form brings together the secondary school and the grammar school pedagogically and organizationally. From grade 5 on, you will receive instruction in school-form-specific classes and in cross-school-form learning groups. The school form-specific instruction predominates. At the cooperative comprehensive school, you receive the Abitur after 12 years.

Integrative form:
The integrative form comprehensive school allows for all degrees in a differentiated instruction system. In an integrative comprehensive school, you do not have to decide on a school form in advance. Grades 7 to 10 are taught as a class. The number of subjects increases with the grades. . Courses are formed according to the performance and inclination of the students. Starting in the 9th grade, students can choose a Gymnasium branch. At the integrative comprehensive school, you receive the Abitur after 13 years.

  • Successful attendance at elementary school
  • If there are more applications than school places, the school board selects the pupils (for example, by drawing lots). This selection procedure must not discriminate.
  • Mid-year report
  • School career declaration form

The school career declaration must be submitted by the deadline to the elementary school currently attended. The deadline will be announced with the issue of the half-year report/school career declaration.

about 2-3 months

Please contact the elementary school your child currently attends.

  • You will receive information about the possibilities of attending the secondary school (comprehensive school) and about the registration procedure (for example, parents' evening, written information from the school).
  • You will receive individual advice on the further school career of your child.
  • When the half-year report cards are issued, you will receive the school career recommendation and the school career declaration form.
  • You will select the appropriate type of school (comprehensive school).
  • You will receive written notification from the receiving school as to whether your child will be admitted to the comprehensive school.

Ministry of Education Saxony-Anhalt

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