With four primary schools, three secondary schools (a Hauptschule, a Mittelschule and a Realschule), a music school and two grammar schools, Burghausen is one of the region's most important school locations.
The schools are attended not just by Burghausen pupils but also by commuting pupils from throughout the administrative district of Altötting, the adjoining administrative districts of Upper and Lower Bavaria, and neighbouring Austria.
Number of pupils on average
- 4 primary schools
- 1 Hauptschule (secondary school)
- 1 Mittelschule (secondary school)
- 1 Realschule (secondary school)
- 2 grammar schools
- 1 municipal school of music