107 out of 160 AKES,P schools are in the mountainous region of Gilgit-Baltistan. Out of these, 47 are primary schools, 29 middle schools, 27 high schools, and 4 higher secondary schools.

More than 23,000 students study in these schools, taught by a 1,000 teachers.

The first of these schools were established in 1946, more than 70 years ago, greatly improving the provision of education in the region, particularly for women.

Schools in Gilgit Baltistan