The region embraces 32 schools of general education, including 19 secondary, 5 basic, 1 preliminary, 8 pedagogical complexes “kindergarten-school” with 5,184 children.
Every school has canteens, gyms and training workshops. All rural and urban primary schools are supplied with free catering.
Educational establishments are fitted with 229 modern computers.
There are 2 boarding schools for children with dysphasia, 21 pre-school establishments with 1,320 children, 4 non-school, educational establishments, houses of children’s creativity, 2 educational industrial complexes.
In 1999 the region opened a center of correction education and rehabilitation, in 2004 – a social boarding house.
A high pedagogical potential introduces school reforms and innovation technologies. The region numbers 6 gymnasium classes, 4 lyceum classes and 34 classes with subject’s profound study.
The region’s educational personnel makes 663 teachers, 182 teachers in pre-school establishments.