Caterham Valley has three schools. St Johns CofE School is a primary school. Marden Lodge Primary School has in addition a nursery.  Both are popular state sector schools.

Caterham School is a fee paying, mixed school with pupils ranging from 5 to 18. It is a day and boarding school and attracts both local and overseas students.

The nearest state secondary school is the de Stafford School, which lies just outside the boundary of the Valley in Burntwood Lane in Caterham on the Hill Parish.