The elementary education of any individual starts from the doorsteps of a school. That is why, schools play an important role in developing the overall personality and career of an individual. The education department of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, being aware of the significance a school has in the life of a child has taken numerous measures to promote the growth of schools, especially during the times when the population of the region is on the rise. The education department sees that proper education is imparted in schools belonging to both urban and rural regions.
As in any other place, in Dadra and Nagar Haveli as well, there are schools which serve to children coming from different economic background. Government schools are generally cheaper and have lesser fees while private school have higher fee.
These schools pay quite significance towards overall development of the student. Therefore, apart from regular academics these schools promote sports and extracurricular activities such as debating, music, literary activities etc.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli also boasts of having Father Angelo High School which is owned by Our Lady of Piety' Church of Silvassa and was founded in the year of 1965. It is one of the most famous and prominent catholic school of the region and it welcomes students from all the communities. The school is affiliated to Gujarat board of education.