Hastings Highlands has two Public Schools (JK-6):
Maynooth Public School: https://maynooth.hpedsb.on.ca/
- Maynooth Public School has access to Hastings Highlands’ library and gym facilities.
Bird's Creek Public School: https://birdscreek.hpedsb.on.ca/
- Bird's Creek Public School offers an After School Program from Monday – Friday provided by North Hastings Children’s Services.
- Bird's Creek Public School offers a spacious library, full-size gymnasium, and well-equipped playground.
Bus service is provided for children attending these schools and is also provided for those attending Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School (JK-8), North Hastings High School (7-12) and York River Public School (JK-6) where students in grades 5 and 6 may choose to enroll in the extended French program.
For adults wishing to pursue post-secondary education in a rural environment they may want to peruse the course calendars for Haliburton School of Art and Design (Fleming College) and Loyalist College. These higher learning institutions offer a range of certificate and diploma programs in media, arts, design, trade skills, culinary management, justice studies and more.