The district has 136 government-funded Primary schools located in different sub-counties on the district. The current pass rate of the district is 87%. However, 10% of pupils drop out before completion. There has been an improvement in the staffing status for district-level Education staff 91 from 42% at the start of the district in 2016 to 73% by June 2020.
The district has fully appointed SMC to all Primary schools, acquired a vehicle double cabin for inspection and monitoring in the financial year 2018/19, Pupil/desk ratio improved from1:5 in the Financial year 2016/17 to 1:4 as of FY 2019/20 (Standard is 1:3 according to Education Guidelines), Pupil textbook ratio from 1:7 at the start of the district in 2016 to 1:4 FY 2019/20 (standard is 1:2 according to Education Guidelines) and Pupil classroom ratio improved from 1:84 during the FY 2016/17 to 1:76 by 2020.
The education department receives funds from UNICEF in form of aid to improve the quality of education. This is also used to support PLE candidates. The department is further supported by EMESCO, SNV, and World Vision to give school with WASH related facilities like water points and Latrines to schools.
Kagadi district has eight government aided secondary schools and these are in only 8 sub counties. Majority schools have been highly affected by Covid- 19 pandemic since they no longer operate. The district receives SFG grants that have seen two seed schools constricted in the district. TheseKicucuura seed school and Mpeefu Seed School.
Only Kicucuura has been equipped with Science laboratories, Computer labs and all necessary accessories to help students attain quality education.