Education in Hebron is a custom or even a social tradition. It is embedded in the culture of the community. Literacy ratio among 6-16 years individuals is estimated at 96% and enrollment rate among this group is about 100%. People of Hebron believe that there is no future for the uneducated, and that is why no child is left behind.
Hebron is divided into three educational directorates. Schools are largely public (85.7% of the total number). Two refugee camps host 17 UNRWA schools: 4 for males, 11 for females and two co-educational schools. Private schools are limited in number (46 in total, including 34 co-educational schools).