Växjö offers childcare and schools for children between 1 and 16 years of age.
For children between 1 and 5 years old there are pre-schools and family day care homes. From the age of 6 children will begin school in a pre-school class.
Compulsory school consists of ten schoolyears. It is obligatory to attend school when a child reaches the age of 6. In Växjö there are 40 schools for children between the age of 6 and 16, most of them municipal. There are also leisure facilities for teenagers.
Växjö also has a culture school focusing on music, song, dance, theatre and art. The culture school gives life long skills for the pupils and enjoyment for local inhabitants.