Major efforts are made in schools in Älmhult - also in collaboration with the business community. The vision for Älmhult's schools is to be "Sweden's best schools for pupils".
The municipality has eleven comprehensive schools, of which nine are municipal and two are independent. One of the municipal comprehensive schools is an international school with classes from preschool to year nine. The International school is an International Baccalaureate-certified school and all teaching is in English.