Jing'an District boasts a full range of education resources. There are 196 various educational units in the district, including 169 public educational institutions. It has 52 secondary schools, 45 primary schools, 86 nurseries and kindergartens, 1 full-time higher vocational school under the jurisdiction of the district, 1 spare-time college, 2 secondary vocational schools, 7 experimental and exemplary senior high schools of Shanghai, 1 school district for compulsory education, 9 education groups, 8 schools with new and quality projects and 9 demonstrative kindergartens of Shanghai, with more than 90,000 students.
Jing'an District enjoys fruitful achievements in education and numerous brands. It won six awards in the "first prize for the (first) national-level competition in teaching achievement for basic education”, and was honored the titles of “advanced area for early children education across China", "advanced area for double-base education across China", "advanced area for special education across China", “demonstration area for community education across China”, “experimental zone for activity curriculum teaching across China", and "experimental zone for information technology education across China". Its brands are well known such as the successful education, happy education, post-teahouse-style education, creative education, low-structure activities exploration, game-based education and community education.
Jing'an brings together many talents in education with lofty goals. It boasts more than 10,000 faculty members, including more than 50 special-grade principals (teachers). It has witnessed a meritorious teacher contributing to the education in Shanghai (among the first batch), 6 senior teachers for primary and secondary schools (among the first batch), and 10 teaching models in Shanghai (including the award nomination). During the "13th Five-Year Plan" period, Jing’an District aims to be more internationally competitive and modernized in terms of education, build quality education gathering areas and high-end school brands, and create exemplars for future education.