The municipality is responsible for elementary and lower secondary education - from 1st to 10th grade.
The county is responsible for upper secondary education - from 11th to 13th grade.
Nurseries and kindergardens
In Årdal there are 6 kindergardens. The children who attend kindergarden are aged 0-5 (6) years.
The kindergardens are financed by the state, the municipalities and the parents. There are national regulations concerning parents’ fees, and the maximum fee is roughly kr. 3 230 per month.
Kindergardens offer full-time or part-time places depending on the needs of the families.
Coordinated admission process: The admission process for all kindergardens in Årdal are coordinated and web-based. The forms are available in Norwegian and English.
If you have any questions or need help to fill out the forms contact the kindergarden administration.
You can apply for kindergarden throughout the year, but the application deadline for the primary admission process is set for 1st of February.
This is where you can apply for nursery admission:
E-mail school administration:
Farnes skule: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tangen skule: Per.Kristian.Pedersen@ardal.kommune.no
E-mail kindergardens administration: Solveig.Hunshammer@ardal.kommune.no