As per Census 2011, literacy rate of Garhwa stands 62.18% as against 66.41% in Jharkhand and 74.04% in India. Whereas Male Literacy of Garhwa stands at 72.19% in comparison to 76.84% in Jharkhand and 82.14 % in India. Further, Female literacy in Garhwa stands at 49.43% in comparison to 55.24% in Jharkhand and 65.46% in India.
Garhwa has a total of 1435 schools, which includes 898 primary schools, 411 middle schools, and 126 high schools. Condition of basic infrastructure in these region has been mentioned below.
|Schools||Total No. Of Schools||Schools with toilets||Schools with drinking water facility||Schools with electricity||Schools with Bench/Desk||Schools with their own building||Vacancy of Teachers|
*42 High schools are functioning in respective middle school buildings