Kuressaare Nooruse School

On 28 February 2020, the Saaremaa Parish Council passed a decision terminating the provision of secondary education in the school that started operating in 1978. The school will continue to operate as a general education school and a hobby school, where studies take place at the 1st, 2nd and 3rd level of basic school. From September 1, 2021, the name of the school is Kuressaare Youth School.

As of September 2021, 758 students and 70 pedagogical staff are studying at Kuressaare Youth School. The director of the school is Toomas Takkis.


The graduate of Kuressaare Nooruse School is an ethical and caring person who copes with life, is eager to learn, healthy in body and mind and values ​​the homeland, is a digital, entrepreneurial and health-conscious islander.

Our mission is to be committed to achieving our goals, to support each other along the way, and to keep the joy of school and the desire to learn.

Core values

  • cooperation and consideration for each other – we value learning and teaching from cooperation, we are a caring and friendly school family together;
  • creativity and entrepreneurship – we support creativity and the courage to experiment, curiosity and entrepreneurship;
  • freedom, trust and responsibility – we trust everyone’s sense of responsibility and freedom to make their own choices;
  • balance and integrity – we move actively, eat healthily, strive for success, maintain the joy of work and study and a vigilant spirit.