Gillies Township is home to Whitefish Valley School, which serves area students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 and has an enrolment of approximately 180 students. Whitefish Valley is a member of the Lakehead District School Board.
Busing to Thunder Bay High Schools
Students of Whitefish Valley generally attend Westgate Collegiate in Thunder Bay for high school, which is approximately 35 minutes away. Bus service in most areas is to the end of the child’s driveway.
After-school child care is available at Whitefish Valley School, provided by Little Lions Waldorf Day Care. In addition, the Rural Best Start Hub operates a Monday drop-in play group for preschool-aged children.