There are 65 schools in the Gabala region. 53 out of them are complete secondary school, 11 secondary schools, 4 are primary schools.
Schools started new academic year of 2013-2014 with 16315 pupils and 1547 of them admitted to the first class. 2012-2013 academic year was remarkable with getting of gold medal by our 5 graduates and honours diploma by 2 graduates. 795 graduates from 1374 one who graduated secondary education course submitted documents for entering universities, 496 persons from them admitted to the higher schools. 104 persons who admitted to the higher schools got more than 500 points, 27 persons got more than 600 points. The best results during the entrance examinations were shown by Gafarli Shahnaz Bahman (692 point) -the graduate of Full Secondary School No 1 of Zaragan village and Afandiyeva Ayisha Adalat (688 point) –graduate of Full Secondary School No 5 in the city and both of them were awarded with the presidential scholarship by the Decree of President of the Azerbaijan Republic.
In the current year, the material-technical base of educational and training institutions has been improved significantly. Thus, school building with 180 place were constructed and commissioned for Full Secondary School of Kichik Pirelli that was in need of building and fundamental and current repair works were carried out at Tikanly, Hamzali as well as at city Full Secondary schools No 4 with the close support of REP.
Also, the construction school buildings with 220 places started for General Secondary School of Ziring village which is in poor condition , with 80 places for General Secondary School of Yengija village and with 360 places for city full secondary school No 5.