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Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz
Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz
type of school Gymnasium (grades 5–12)
founding 08/01/2002

Macherstrasse 146

place Kamenz
country Saxony
Country Germany
Coordinates 51 ° 17 '23 "  N , 14 ° 6' 54"  E Coordinates: 51 ° 17 '23 "  N , 14 ° 6' 54"  E
carrier Bautzen district
student 740 (as of 2012/2013)
Teachers 69
management Wolfgang Rafelt

The Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz in Kamenz is a grammar school in the district of Bautzen. It has the faculties of natural sciences, languages, social sciences, and arts and sports. The grammar school is named after the Kamenz-born poet Gotthold Ephraim Lessing .


The Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz has existed since August 1st, 2002 as the successor to the merger of the Albert-Schweitzer-Gymnasium of the district of Kamenz and the urban Lessing-Gymnasium. According to plans, the grammar school is to move from Macherstrasse Kamenz to the building on Henselstrasse Kamenz in 2022.

All day offers

In the 2014/2015 school year there are the following all-day offers:

  • volleyball
  • Homework assistance / advice
  • Remedial teaching MA
  • Art experiences
  • School newspaper
  • Website design
  • Reading and literature support group
  • Vocal group AKALE
  • chess
  • Sport and play
  • Design with clay
  • genialsocial all year round
  • Cooking healthy food
  • MOBIDO leisure time
  • Paper model making
  • Promotion of talented students MA
  • Textile design for children
  • Funding MA and CH
  • Albert Schweitzer heritage care
  • Handball
  • swim


  • Friends of the Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz
  • Association of Former Lessing Students Kamenz (VEL)

School partnerships

The Gotthold-Ephraim-Lessing-Gymnasium Kamenz maintains eight school partnerships:

  • Primary school at the Kamenz forest - with a cooperation agreement to promote talented primary school students
  • School for Learning Promotion Radeberg - Cooperation Agreement
  • Videregaende Skole Arendal in Norway
  • Istituto d'Istruzione Superiore "A. Fantoni" , Clusone, Italy
  • Pähklimäe High School Narva , Estonia
  • Morgantown High School , Morgantown, West Virginia , USA
  • "Romain Rolland" Gimnazia , Stana Zagora, Bulgaria
  • IES Puerto del Rosario , Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura , Spain

Individual evidence

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