Terms used in official statistics

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Primary school


An eight-year school in which the pupils/students take the final examination at the end of the eight grade and the completion of which gives access to a post-primary school. The organisational structure of primary school comprises grades 1-8 in which education is compulsory.

  • Act of 14 December 2016, the Law on School Education
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2023 r. poz. 900, z późn. zm.)

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
Urząd Statystyczny w Gdańsku
Amendments to the description of a concept:
  • Primary school
    Description of the concept that applied to: 31.08.2017