History for 78700 days

The Zinzendorf schools have been around for 216 years


Das Jahr 2020

Completion of the spacious learning studio in Haus Spangenberg.


Das Jahr 2020

Renovation of the rooms in the 7th heaven.


Das Jahr 2015

Introduction of the arts major in the general education high school.


Das Jahr 2013

Foundation of the Vocational School for Social Work (training to become a youth and home educator).


Das Jahr 2009

On the occasion of the 200th anniversary, the Zinzendorf Schools stage Leonard Bernstein's musical Westside Story - and effortlessly fill the largest hall in the region on four evenings. Audience and press are enthusiastic.


Das Jahr 2008

As one of the first school buildings to use passive construction methods, Haus Katharina von Gersdorf serves as a nationwide ecological model.


Das Jahr 2000

The Jan Hus House with two music rooms, an art room and rooms for technology lessons is inaugurated.


Das Jahr 1992

The social and health science high school (social profile) is initially founded under the name of social pedagogical high school.


Foundation of the Business and Economics High School.


Das Jahr 1976

The newly built Christian Renatus House is inaugurated as a boarding school for the students of the vocational Zinzendorf Schools. Today it houses the refectory and the learning campus.


The Zinzendorf Realschule (middle school) is founded.


Das Jahr 1973

Founding of the Fachschule (technical school) for Social Pedagogy (training to become an educator).


The Berufsfachschule (vocational school) offering a two year course in Home Economics and Nutrition is founded.


The Gymnasium (high school) specializing in Home Economics and Nutrition (grades 11 to 13) is founded. This branch of the school is discontinued in in 1991.


The one-year Vocational School for Child Care is founded. It exists until the summer of 2012.


Das Jahr 1956

The new sports hall is inaugurated on December 1.


Das Jahr 1954

The new boarding school building Haus Spangenberg is inaugurated on January 17. It had burned down less than a year earlier.


Das Jahr 1952

The Fachschule (technical school) for Home Economics is founded. It exists for 30 years.


After attending the women's technical classes I and II, students can take examinations to become home economics managers or continue their education to become vocational school teachers. This branch of the school runs until 1972.


The Home Economics School is reopened and remains in existence until 1968.


The girls' school is dissolved because the principal and staff do not want to submit to the threat of nationalization. In the fall, boys and girls are taught together.


Das Jahr 1940

The school is granted state recognition.


The newly built sports hall opposite the boys' institution in Mönchweilerstrasse is inaugurated. It is used not only for sports, but also as a venue for various events in the village, including a cinema. It is demolished in March 1984.


Das Jahr 1933

Where the Jan Hus House now stands, a former storehouse is converted into a schoolhouse with a physics and chemistry room, two classrooms and a teacher's apartment.


Das Jahr 1905

At the suggestion of Grand Duchess Luise von Baden, a domestic science school with a teaching kitchen was established. In 1939 it is recognized by the state, but four years later it is closed again by decision of the Brotherhood in order to avoid closure by the National Socialists.


Das Jahr 1836

The girls' dormitory in the Sisters' House forms the forerunner of the professional Zinzendorf Schools.


Das Jahr 1813

The boys' institute is founded. Together with the Girls' Institution opened four years earlier, it is the forerunner of the general education Zinzendorf Schools.


Das Jahr 1810

One year after its founding, the Girls' Institution is able to move into the first part of the Sisters' House (today's Erdmuth Dorotheen House), which has just been completed.


Das Jahr 1809

Shortly after the founding of Königsfeld, the Girls' Institution is established, which, together with the Boys' Institution founded four years later, is the forerunner of the general education Zinzendorf Schools. Five girls from Württemberg live in two rooms of the Gemeinlogis.