There is no local State or Catholic primary school located in Junortoun. Families typically send their children to schools located in Strathfieldsaye, Kennington or central Bendigo.
List of some local schools serving Bendigo (including Junortoun)
- Kennington Primary School (P-6)
- Strathfieldsaye Primary School (P-6)
- St Francis of the Fields Primary School, Strathfieldsaye (P-6)
- St Therese’s Primary School, Kennington (P-6)
(which provide primary and secondary schooling)
- Creek Street Christian College, Bendigo (P-10)
- Girton Grammar School, Bendigo (P-12)
- Victory Christian College (P-12)
- Bendigo South-East Secondary College, Bendigo (7-10)
- Weeroona College, Bendigo (7-12)
- Catherine McAuley College Bendigo (7-12) campuses in Junortoun (7-9) and Bendigo (10-12).
- Bendigo Senior Secondary College, Bendigo (11-12)