Tamworth provides a range of quality, contemporary educational options for parents of children and young people. The choices begin at pre-school level and cater for babies to school age children, in modern and well equipped centres. A range of pre-school options are available and include Montessori, preparatory classes within a K-12 structure, long day, and traditional pre-schools. Early intervention classes are also available for pre-school children with special needs.



  • University of New England
  • TAFE New England
  • University of Newcastle - Department of Rural Health
  • Tamworth Community College


  • 4 Public Secondary Schools
  • 3 Private/Catholic Secondary Schools
  • 2 Special Needs Secondary Schools


  • 19 Public Primary Schools
  • 5 Private Primary Schools
  • 34 Preschool/Early Childhood Centres
  • Tamworth Regional Council is the proud driver of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library in the Tamworth region.  DPIL is a free, monthly home delivered book program that brings the magic of a library into the home, with a gift of a book every month before school begins.