The schools for basic education – primary and lower secondary education – in Kuusamo provide an impartial and up-to-date education as well as strengthen the conditions for continuous self-development.
Kirkkoketo school has a long tradition as it is the oldest school in Kuusamo. School has age groups from preschoolers to second-graders
School is located in the armpit of the river Kitkajoki. The name ‘Käylä’ comes from the Sami language and refers to a bend or a curve.
Mäkelä School is a traditional village school. Despite its name, it is a joint school for primary and lower secondary education of two villages.
Nilo school is the largest school for primary and lower secondary education (classes 7–9) in the Koillismaa with pupils more than 400 and with personnel of…
There are about 300 children of the primary and lower secondary education age and about 50 of the pre-primary education age. The number of personnel is 40.
Nissinvaara Village School is located very close to the Kuusamo town centre. The Nissinvaara Village is about 12 kilometres from the Kuusamo town centre…
Ruka School is a comprehensive school for 0–9th classes located in the middle of nature, in the armpit of the fell Rukatunturi.
School is located in the Tolpanniemi residential area, about three kilometres southeast from the town centre of Kuusamo.
The values of the school include participation and involvement, influencing and working together. Also diverse ICT skills play an important role in education.