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School

Children start school in the year they turn 6. See a list of Gentofte Kommune’s schools and find out how to enrol your child for school.

Good to know

  • In Denmark, children start school in the year they turn 6, and education is compulsory for children aged 6 to 16.
  • Gentofte has eleven municipal primary and lower secondary schools and six private schools. It is free to go to a municipal primary and lower secondary school.
  • You enrol your child for a municipal primary and lower secondary school by e-mailing Gentofte Kommune’s school enrolment service.
  • As long as there are places available, you can choose which primary and lower secondary school you want your child to attend.
  • At the end of the school day, your child can attend an after-school or leisure club.

School enrollment 2022
The school enrollment for the coming grade 0 opens on Thursday 11 November at 8.00 (am).

For more information:

School enrollment 

Contact the school enrollment:

Email: skoleindskrivning@gentofte.dk 

Phone: 39 98 00 00 

 

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