The Five-Year Historical Data on the Performance Indicators for Elementary and Secondary shows that the highest participation rate in both elementary and secondary is during SY 2010-2011, 83.39 and 52.30 respectively.
In 2003, Agusan del Norte is next to Butuan City in terms of literacy rate but among the four (4) provinces in the Caraga Region, Agusan del Norte ranks the first and Surigao del Norte is the last.
A basically literate person is one who has the ability to read and write and understands a simple message in any language or dialect.
A functionally literate person is one who has a range of skills and competencies, cognitive, affective and behavioral which enables him/her to live and work as a human person, develop his/her potentials, make critical and informed decisions, and function effectively in society within the context of his/her environment and that of the wider community (local, regional, national and global) in order to improve the quality of his/her life and that of society.
DAY CARE CENTER
In 2010, the province has a total of 235 Day Care Centers with 217 Day Care Workers. Of the total number of children served, 51% or 3,845 are boys and 49% or 3,753 are girls.