Kanata offers 29 elementary schools (both English and French schools are offered, in addition to private Montessori schools), and 5 secondary schools (grades 9-12) are operated under both Public and Catholic School Board systems. With so many options available Kanata is able to offer a customized, inclusive education for everyone.
The area also offers a number of private schools, including Venta, Kanata Academy and Kanata Montessori.
Kanata offers a highly educated workforce with 62% of adult residents holding a University or College degree. The region is home to three of Canada’s most highly respected post-secondary institutions: University of Ottawa, Carleton University and Algonquin College.