Solano County has seven public school districts that manage 114 schools serving nearly 71,000 students from kindergarten through the 12th grade. The schools are proud to report that student test scores have steadily risen over the past seven years. According to California's Academic Performance Index (API), which combines the scores of the STAR Test and the California High School Exit Exam, Solano County scores have risen an average of 26 points from 2004 to 2007.

Beyond the high school, Solano County is served by the Solano Community College, a University of California campus with the California Maritime Academy, Touro University on Mare Island and several extension campuses of several major universities.  Solano County also lays claim to the University of California, Davis, with the agricultural components of the campus extending into the county.