Rens Ungdomsskole

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Current status Open
Detainees.gif Capacity 147
Checked August 27, 2011
Open.gif Opened 1921 [1]
Close.gif Closed 2012

Rens Ungdomsskole or Rens Ungdomsfængsel (Rens youth prison), which it is named by former students is a continuation school in Denmark. It is located in the village of Bylderup-Bov in Denmark [2]

It was founded in 1921 [1] and will close 2012 [3]

They can detain 147 students [4]

Program structure

During the school year the students are forced to do chores like cleaning and working in the kitchen [5].

The school has a rather controversial smooking policy for the studnets which even extend beyound campus while the teacher smoke while they are seen by the students [6]


General education on the same level as the publics school are offered. Such facilities have to meet standards by the department of education [7].


  • November 2006 it was announced that they have expelled more than a third of their students [8]
  • May 2007 several students was attacked by non-ethnic german youth in Berlin, while on a student trip. Several was checked for injuries but were serious hurt [9]
  • Also in 2007 a group of parents demanded the firing of both a teacher and the headmaster [10]
  • December 2008 a theft was reported from a purse in one of the dorms at the school. The police informs that it is far from the first case from the school [11]
  • February 2009 a waste container was blown up. It seems that none of the students were involved [12]
  • August 2011 it was announced that there is no longer a total ban on tobacco products on the campus. Students with permission from their parents can smoke at appointed areas. This change in rules was made in order to lower the number of students who were expelled [13]
  • Spring 2012 it was announced that the school will shut down when the students graduate 2012 due to low enrollment and properly the new smoking ban on boarding schools introduced by the Danish government 2012 [3]

External links

Info pages

Survivor groups

Message board

  • Forum: hva skete der, a thread in the facebook group "Rens Ungdomsskole Hvad skette der" Dk8.gif
  • Forum: Efterskole, a thread on Hestegalleri where the school is mentioned Dk8.gif
  • Forum: Hesteefterskole ?, a thread on Heste-nettet where the school is mentioned Dk8.gif
  • Forum: hvem kan man klage til??, , a thread on Heste-nettet about an incident at the school Dk8.gif


  1. 1,0 1,1 Baggrund, homepage of the facility Dk8.gif
  2. The facility on Google maps
  3. 3,0 3,1 To efterskoler lukker, by SVEND KROGSGAARD JENSEN, Bladet Efterskolen, May 21 - 2012 Dk8.gif
  4. Information, homepage of the facility Dk8.gif
  5. Dagligdagen, homepage of the facility
  6. RENS efterskole og deres dobbelt moralsk rygning, BT VIP-blog by Claus Madsen Dk8.gif
  7. Bekendtgørelse af lov om folkehøjskoler, efterskoler, husholdningsskoler og håndarbejdsskoler (frie kostskoler) (Law about continuation school and charter schools), Dk8.gif
  8. Efterskole mister 51 elever, by Soeren Lintrup Silkjaer, Jydske Vestkysten, November 10, 2006 Dk8.gif
  9. 12 unge danskere kvæstet i Berlin (12 young Danes injured in Berlin), TV2, News, May 24 2007 Dk8.gif
    12 børn og unge danskere overfaldet og kvæstet i Berlin af “tyske” kulturberigere, Universal Geni - blog Dk8.gif
    “Deutsche mit Migrationshintergrund” überfällen junge Dänen, Non Konformist DeXmini.gif
  10. Otte elever holdt hjemme, by Henrik Vilmar, Denmarks Radio, October 22, 2007 Dk8.gif
  11. Stjal 40 kroner fra efterskoleelev, by Helle Eriksen, Jydske Vestkysten, December 19, 2008 Dk8.gif
  12. Container sprængt på ungdomsskole, Denmarks Radio, February 18, 2009 Dk8.gif
  13. Efterskole tillader rygning, by Louise Pettersson, Danmarks Radio, August 26, 2011 Dk8.gif