The Province has a total of 700 learning institutions which includes; Primary schools both public and private; and Secondary Schools; one (1) Trades Training Institute (yet to be opened) and one (1) University. The total number of primary schools is six hundred and forty seven (647) whilst secondary schools are fifty three (53). Out of the total 647 primary schools, six hundred and three (603) are in rural areas whilst forty four (44) are in urban areas. Out of the 53 secondary schools, forty four (44) are in rural areas whilst nine (9) are in urban areas.
Source: 2015 Ministry of General Education Statistical Bulletin