The closest schools are located in Baddeck and Ingonish. The Baddeck Academy School (http://www.cbv.ns.ca/baddeck/) host grade primary to grade 12. Bus service is provided to Baddeck Academy up to the base of Smokey.
The Cape Smokey Elementary School (http://www.cbv.ns.ca/capesmokey/) is located in Ingonish and host students from grade primary to grade 5. Cabot High School (http://www.cbv.ns.ca/cabot/) located in Neil’s Harbour host students from grade 6 to 12. Those two schools do not offer bus services in the St-Ann’s Bay region (stops on top of Smokey Mountain).