Show Low has an excellent educational system.  The Show Low Unified School District is among the best in the State of Arizona and includes 7 schools—one traditional high school, one alternative high school, one junior high school, one intermediate school and 3 elementary schools.  Show Low Public Schools routinely score very high nationally on standardized tests.  The graduation rate at Show Low High is above 95% and over 70% of the graduating seniors go on to college.

Show Low is home to Northland Pioneer College and a branch campus of Northern Arizona University.  Northland Pioneer College offers associate degree programs in a variety of fields including computer technology, medical technology, industrial technologies, electronics technologies and business.  Northern Arizona University offers a wide range of virtual degree programs.