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Gymnasium №56 SPb

Address: Chkalovsky pr., 35, St. Petersburg, 197136

Description Gymnasium №56 SPb

  • Location: St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Students age - from 4 to 18 years old
  • Forms of study: full-time
  • Subdivisions of education: preschool, primary general, basic general and secondary general
  • Number of buildings: 5.

Academic Gymnasium No. 56 is the largest state budgetary educational institution of complete general education in the North-West region. Geographically, the school is located in the Petrogradsky district - the historical center of St. Petersburg. Gymnasium 56 has five buildings: two of them are for senior classes, one for preschool education.

Gymnasium No. 56 is a two-time winner of the All-Russian competition "The Best Schools of Russia" under the auspices of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Gymnasium №56 SPb

Program name

Preschool education (4-7 years old)

Preschool general educational program: children are properly socialized, taught correct oral speech, developed large and fine motor skills, taught to work in a team.

Primary general education (7-10 years)

The main educational program of primary general education: general education subjects.

Basic general education (11-16 years old)

The main educational program of primary general education: general education subjects and in-depth study of the subjects selected for passing the OGE.

Secondary general education (17-18 years old)

The main program of secondary general education: general education subjects and in-depth study of subjects chosen for passing the Unified State Exam.

Accommodation, housing and food

Gymnasium №56 provides reduced and paid meals. The following categories of students have social benefits:

  1. children from large families (free meals and free travel)
  2. disabled children (free meals and free travel)
  3. students from low-income families (free meals)
  4. students who have lost one of their parents (free travel)
  5. wards (free food and free travel)
  6. those in difficult life situations (free meals).

To provide free meals to parents or legal representatives, you must have supporting documents:

  1. certificate of a mother with many children (for a large family)
  2. certificate of disability (for disabled children)
  3. certificate from the TB dispensary (for those who are registered with the TB dispensary)
  4. a certificate of registration from the social protection authorities (for low-income families).

All benefits are provided to students registered at the place of residence in St. Petersburg.

Events Gymnasium №56 SPb

Students of the academic gymnasium participate in the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren, taking prizes.

Additional education at the school is provided in five directions:

  1. Spiritual and moral direction (grades 5-9) - circles and sections where students study literature, culture and literature
  2. General cultural direction (grades 1-11) - the study of various cultures and traditions
  3. Social direction (grades 5-11) - studying economics, history and life safety
  4. Sports and recreational direction (grades 1-11) - gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, fitness, chess clubs
  5. General intellectual direction (grades 1-11) - extracurricular study of all academic subjects in depth of the curriculum.


  • High level of passing the exam and exam
  • Participation of students in numerous Olympiads and competitions
  • Additional education in five directions.

Equipment Gymnasium №56 SPb

All buildings of gymnasium # 56 have the necessary materials. In the preschool building for preparatory and senior groups, there is a swimming pool and sports grounds for use, in the buildings of the senior, secondary and elementary schools there are gyms, sports grounds, gymnasiums.

The senior classes have a recording studio and music classes.

Computers, printers and robotics kits are provided in computer science classes.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

In primary and secondary schools, classes are held in one shift, lessons begin at 9:00, the duration of one is 40 minutes.

The academic year lasts 33-35 academic weeks.

The occupancy of classes is 25-30 people.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For enrollment in the first grade of gymnasium No. 56, a completed application and the following documents are required from the parents or legal representatives of the child:

  • Photocopies of passport pages:
  1. pages No. 2-3 (passport data)
  2. page number 5 (place of residence)
  3. page number 16 (children).
  • Certificate of registration of a child in St. Petersburg
  • Child's birth certificate and photocopy
  • A photocopy of the medical policy.
  • SNILS and a photocopy of SNILS.

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