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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for admission to a secondary or community school


The secondary school is a secondary school form and adjoins the primary school. It covers the school years 5 to 10 and concludes with the Hauptschule or Realschulabschluss. In addition, the qualified Hauptschulabschluss and the extended Realschulabschluss can be acquired. In addition to the general teaching content, secondary school focuses on the vocational preparation of your child. In this way, the pupils are to be prepared in detail for the later working world.

Your child will receive the Hauptschulabschluss if he or she has successfully attended the 9th grade.

Your child receives the Realschulabschluss if he or she attends the 10th grade and has passed the final examination. Your child can acquire the extended Realschulabschluss with certain performance requirements. With the extended Realschulabschluss, your child can switch to the upper secondary school and reach the Abitur.

The community school is a secondary school form and adjoins the primary school. At the community school, your child can obtain the following degrees:

  • Lower secondary school leaving certificate
  • Secondary school leaving certificate
  • School leaving examination
  • All children learn together until the 8th grade and are supported according to their performance possibilities.

The community schools work cooperatively with the grammar schools.

If you want to enroll your child in a secondary or community school, you must apply for this.

  • If your child is to attend a secondary school or community school, your child is also entitled to it if the type of school is offered. However, your child is not entitled to attend a particular school.
  • To register, fill out the "School Career Declaration".
  • If there are not enough places for a school, the school places are allocated through a selection process.
  • Please contact the primary school your child is currently attending.
  • If you would like to register your child with the following school, contact the school directly:
  • School with a focus on content
  • Independent school

Your child has successfully completed primary school

  • Testimony
  • School career declaration

You must submit the school career declaration to the primary school currently attended on time. The school will inform you of the date with the issue of the half-year report or the school career declaration.

In the case of children who have previously attended a school in another federal state or abroad, the school authority decides which type of school is suitable on the basis of the previous achievements and teaching content taught.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Ministry of Education

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