District's literacy rate of 84.6% (2001 census) is the highest in the state and one of the highest in the entire country. The district has been declared a fully literate district in 2007, to become Nagaland's first 100 percent literate district. With 1004 females for every 1000 males, it has the 7th healthiest sex ratio[definition needed] among the 538 districts of India in the 0-6 age group population (2001 census).
Higher Secondary Schools around Mokokchung Town:

  • English Kinder Garden Secondary School
  • Model Higher Secondary School
  • Edith Douglas Secondary School
  • Queen Mary's Secondary School
  • Jubilee Memorial Secondary School
  • Mayangnokcha Govt. Secondary School
  • Senayangba Govt. Secondary School
  • N.I. Jamir Govt. Secondary School

Colleges in Mokokchung:

  • Clark Theological College
  • Fazl Ali CollegeĀ
  • People's College
  • ICIT
  • B.Ed College Yimyu
  • Nagaland Bible College
  • Jubilee Memorial College