Education – Kohat

In Kohat, there are the following schools:

  • 653 primary schools,
  • 83 middle schools,
  • 72 secondary schools,
  • 16 higher secondary schools,
  • 1 University

Admission of refugee students to government schools is without prejudice in Kohat.

Female school attendance is significantly lower due to cultural and family barriers, and security issues. The Security issues are primarily the conveyance of the female students to and from the schools.

Of those children that are enrolled, the government estimates an 85% attendance rate.

The quality of education in Kohat could be improved by the repair / rehabilitation of most of the schools, more teachers and improvements to the curriculum.