Area residents are well served with a strong educational infrastructure that provides a wide range of educational opportunities in Manitou, from nursery school to grade 12. Manitou Elementary offers Kindergarten to Grade 6, inclusive, while Nellie McClung Collegiate has grades 7 to 12. We enjoy high quality instruction at our elementary and secondary schools. The Prairie Spirit School Division is very innovative – constantly upgrading facilities, computer technology and Internet access. Students receive a quality education in a safe, personal atmosphere.

In addition to a wide range of courses, the schools provide staff and instruction in French, Music at every level, Computer Awareness and Usage, and an excellent Physical Education program. Resource teachers and a Special Education teachers are also available to support the classroom programs of students who are gifted or who are encountering difficulty.

Both schools are wheelchair accessible.

Post-secondary education is available in Winkler, Winnipeg and Brandon.
For more information about the schools in the area and
Post-secondary education please visit the links below.

Nellie McClung Collegiate 204-242-2640
Manitou Elementary School  204-242-2844
Prairie Spirit School Division 204-836-2147
Red River College - Winkler Campus
Campus Manitoba
Director Michele Hutchinson - 204-242-3484
Manitou offers a provincially subsidized day care center. The day care is open to children of all ages. An after school program is also available.

Hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. Special arrangements can be made for services beyond these hours. A nursery school program is also run through the day care center.