Emäkosken koulu is a secondary school in Nokia Finland. We have some 470 students from 13 to 16 years (from classes 7 to 9) in our school next school year. A principal and deputy head plus 50 teachers and 3 assistants are working in staff. Heads, teachers and assistants are all paid by the municipality. Our school has two special classes where students are chosen according to tests and interviews: Communication and Media classes and Science and Technology classes. At the ninth grade we have one class Jopo where productive learning methods are used and where students practice at work places one day a week. Our school has also small groups or classes for special needs students.