Wellington County is part of the Upper Grand District School Board and the Wellington Catholic School Board. Both have excellent elementary and secondary institutions. The County also has options for those interested in Montessori, outdoor, faith-based, French Immersion schools, and early childhood education.

Wellington County is also home to exceptional post-secondary institutions. The University of Guelph is ranked one of Canada's top comprehensive universities because of its commitment to student learning and innovative research. The University community also shares a sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues and a concern for international development.

Conestoga College is Ontario's fastest growing college and a leader in polytechnic education. The college's project based learning model provides students with hands-on experience to prepare them for success in careers including business and hospitality, skilled trades, engineering and information technology, health and life sciences, community services, and media and design.

In addition to the University of Guelph and Conestoga College, the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Trios College are located in neighbouring communities only a short drive away.

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