A selection of education and learning opportunities are available in the Greenstone region from pre-school through to post-secondary. Within the region’s education system, students of all ages and abilities are encouraged to reach their full potential in their academic and personal interests.
- Childcare - Three licensed childcare facilities operate in Greenstone: Geraldton Day Care Centre, Friends of the North Day Care Centre, and Beardmore Family Resource Centre - Beardmore Child Care Centre. These Centres provide childcare for children from 18 months to 12 years of age and include programs for special-needs children, toddlers, pre-school, before and after-school care and emergency or drop-in care.
- Elementary Schools - Eleven elementary schools serve the communities of Greenstone, offering a mix of publicly funded, catholic and francophone options for children.
- High Schools – A public and a catholic high school serve secondary students between the ages of 14-18 years of age in the area.
- Post-secondary - Confederation College is a world-class institute that offers academic and vocational certificate and diploma courses. It is based in Thunder Bay but operates a regional campus in Geraldton, Greenstone.
Both Hearst University and Lakehead University are within a 3 hour drive from Greenstone for students who wish to pursue under-graduate and post-graduate studies.
- Alternative Education - Contact North/Contact Nord offers distance education and training access centres including sites in the communities of Geraldton, Longlac, Nakina and Beardmore.
Learn more about our education and learning opportunities at the Greenstone Community Portal