Umeå has a wide range of both public and private high schools. The number of qualified teachers are high in Umeå, which can be seen in study results.
The public schools in Umeå provides a safe environment for learning along with a high quality education. The number of students graduating are higher than the national average, the average grades are second to best in the country and the teachers of Umeå are more qualified in their subjects compared to other comparable municipalities in the country.
Each school has got their own library, close to sports centers and other premises adapted for each individual educational program. At the municipal schools, the students are offered free food of high quality and access to student health.
In Umeå there are plenty of private high schools with different orientations and profiles.