Cochrane schools fall under Rocky View Schools and the Calgary Catholic School District. There is also an active home-schooling network, Cochrane Home Educators.
Public school in Alberta generally starts with half-day kindergarten; full-time classes start in grade one and continue until grade 12. There are programs that include religious instruction, French immersion, and more.
- Cochrane Christian Academy (K-8): 403-932-5177
- École Elizabeth Barrett Elementary* (K-4): 403-932-3151
- Glenbow Elementary (K-5): 403-932-4922
- Holy Spirit Catholic School*** (K-8): 403-500-2065
- École Notre-Dame des Vallees*** (K-8): 403-851-0244
- RanchView School***(K-8): 403-932-9811
- Ecole Manachaban Middle School*(5-8): 403-932-2215
- Mitford Middle School (5-8): 403-932-4457
- Bow Valley High School (9-12): 403-932-9005
- Cochrane High School* (9-12): 403-932-2542
- St. Timothy School**: 403-500-2106
* French immersion
*** Conseil scolaire FrancoSud