There are four school districts in Fort McMurray, as well as five colleges and universities. And there are many opportunities to get training or upgrade your skills in or near the city.
There are 24 elementary and secondary schools within the public school districts in Fort McMurray and six in the rural areas of Wood Buffalo.
- The Fort McMurray Public School District is the public school district for students in Fort McMurray. Alternative programs include assisted self-paced studies, French Immersion, Fort McMurray Christian School and Fort McMurray Islamic School.
- The Fort McMurray Catholic School District is a faith-based learning environment, and offers French Immersion and First Nations, Metis, and Inuit language programs.
- The Northland School Division extends across Northern Alberta and includes the rural area surrounding both the Town of Peace River and Wood Buffalo.
- The Greater North Central Francophone Education Region is the Northern Alberta school district for French first language education.
- Keyano College