The closest schools are located in Baddeck and Ingonish. The Baddeck Academy School (  host grade primary to grade 12. Bus service is provided to Baddeck Academy up to the base of Smokey.

The Cape Smokey Elementary School ( is located in Ingonish and host students from grade primary to grade 5. Cabot High School ( 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).

For more information on education, visit the Cape Breton Victoria Regional School Board. You can contact them by phone: 1 902 564 8293 or email: