Literacy of the population is at a high level. Šabac is home to many highly educated and creative individuals capable of giving their contribution to development of the wider community. Combined with the traditionally very developed entrepreneurship, all these attributes speak of the strength of the municipality.
Pre-school institution "Our Child" in Šabac is in charge of education, care, and nourishment of children in pre-schools at the territory of Šabac municipality. The institution has 7 facilities in the city and 3 in the suburban area.
There are 12 complete elementary schools and one special elementary school in Šabac.