Public Education
The RM of Portage is part of the Portage la Prairie School Division. 
Portage Collegiate Institute is the high school serving the region. It is located in the city of Portage.
There are a variety of elementary and middle year schools in Portage la Prairie to which students in the RM of Portage are bussed. There is also an elementary-middle year school in Oakville. Some Hutterite communities operate their own schools under the Portage la Prairie School Division.
Private Education
There are two private schools which serve the region.Westpark School is a K to 12 school following the Manitoba Provincial curriculum. The Southport Christian School is located in Southport and utilities the ACE curriculum.
There are various options for post-secondary education available in the RM of Portage.
Campus Manitoba: Campus Manitoba is a consortium of Manitoba public post secondary institutions. The programs are designed to facilitate access to post-secondary education without having to incur the costs associated with relocating or commuting.
Stevenson Aviation: Stevenson Aviation is a technical training centre focused on the aviation industry. It has campuses in both Southport and Winnipeg.