Grundarfjörður operates one preschool for children from 1-4 years old.  For children aged 5 to 6 years, the preschool department is located in the primary school (called Eldhamrar).

Leikskólinn Sólvellir
Address: Sólvellir 1, 350 Grundarfjörður
Phone: 00354 - 438 6645
Email: solvellir(at)


Primary School

The primary school in Grundarfjörður is for children from ages 6 to 16. The school year starts in August and ends at the beginning of June.

Grunnskóli Grundarfjarðar
Address: Borgarbraut 19, 350 Grundarfjörður
Phone:  00354 - 430 8550
Email: grunnskoli(at)


Secondary School

Fjölbrautaskóli Snæfellinga is an upper secondary school located in Grundarfjörður. The Upper secondary degree is the minimum requirement for entry into college or university in Iceland.

Fjölbrautaskóli Snæfellinga
Address: Grundargata 44, 350 Grundarfjörður
Phone: 00354 - 430 8400
Email: fsn(at)


Music School

Tónlistarskóli Grundarfjarðar is located in the same building as the primary school. Pupils can learn to play a variety of musical instruments.

Address: Borgarbraut 19, 350 Grundarfjörður
Phone:  00354 - 430 8560
Email: tonlistarskoli(at)


Continuing Education

The Center for Further Education in West Iceland (Símenntunarmiðstöðin á Vesturlandi) offers a variety of courses and educational counseling. It also regularly offers courses of Icelandic as a second language from beginners' level to advanced. The courses are taught all over the region and some courses are also available online.

Address: Bjarnabraut 8, 310 Borgarnes
Phone: 00354 - 437 2390
Email: simenntun(hja)