There are 102 educational facilities in the district, which comprises of (52) primary schools, (24) J.S.S and (26) Pre-schools in the district. The Pre-schools are under sheds. The children are thus exposed to the vagaries of the weather when they are in school. School Enrollment
In 2004/05, the total enrollment figure for boys and girls at all levels at the basic school stood at 4,927 and 4406 respectively giving a total enrollment figure of 9,333 in 2005. The enrollment increased by 27% percent giving a total enrollment figure of 12789. This high increase is attributable to the introduction of the capitation grant 2005.
Table 6: School enrollment at the basic school level by sex in the Wa east district