The Town of Atikokan is proud to offer safe, educational experiences for children and adults through its own school facilities and locally governed childcare. There are two publicly-funded elementary schools and one secondary school in the municipality.
Childcare and pre-school services are designed to provide activities that stimulate all areas of the child's development and are available at the following facilities:
Education services are delivered from Junior Kindergarten level through to High School. Postsecondary services are also offered in the community through various distance and alternative learning institutions as follows:
Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Lakehead University and Confederation College are close by in Thunder Bay – just a short 2 hours commute away.