Education

The District currently has 91 Government aided primary schools with a total enrollment of 66,289. There are 15 Secondary Schools and 78 Early Child Development centres. The District also has two (2) Business Technical Vocational Education Training Institutions (BTVET) i.e. Comboni Technical – Angal and St. Timothy Vocational School in Nebbi Municipal.

Regarding infrastructure, the District has 561 permanent classrooms and 131 permanent staff houses. The District has got 10,449 desks.

Physical Education and Sports                 

The District has been participating in ball games and athletics at zonal, county, district up to national levels. However the district sports office is incapacitated by the inadequacy of sports equipment. The most needed is a district sports recreation centre.

Special Needs Education.

There is one (1) unit for Special Needs Education Centre. Children with special needs are also enrolled in various primary schools in the district. However their normal learning process is hindered due to lack or inadequate required learning facilities.

Below is a summary detail of education sector.

ITEM FY 2015/16 FY 2016/17 2017/18 National Standard
No. of P/Schools- Government 172 166 91
No. of P/Schools- Private 19 11 15
No. of Sec. Schools-Private 15 15 9
No. of Sec. Schools-Government 11 11 6
BTVET-Private 02 02 02
BTVET-Government 01 01 00
Tertiary 00 00 00
PLE Performance DIV.1- 100 (Overall 89.9% passed) DIV.1- 38 (Overall 89% passed)
Classrooms 934 940 561
Latrines stances constructed 1201 1226 663
No. of Staff Houses 196 196 131
Number of Desks 18514 10,449
Enrolment 113,789 161,599 66,289
Number of Primary Sch. teachers 1,612 1,145 975
Pupils – Teacher Ratio 67:1 109:1 68:1 52:1
Pupils – Classroom Ratio 76:1 171:1 119:1 52:1
Pupil – Desk Ratio 5:1 8:1 6:1 3:1
Pupils-Latrine Stance Ratio 73:1 135:1 100:1 40:1
Pupils-Book Ratio 4:1 4:1 4:1 3:1
Teacher – Teachers House Ratio 8:1 8:1 7:1 1:1
Number of ECD 83 108

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