At the paper a short and critical characterization of an educational system in Poland was presented. Selected parameters of this system has been discussed to pointing out his deep defects. The particular attention was devoted to coming conclusions from the state of National Intellectual Capital of Poland. A statement that the society of our country isn’t prepared for responding to the challenges of contemporary world is a conclusion of this analysis. Hisrelative position in comparison to other countries will be more and more bad. Final conclusion is presented, that in order to change forecasts of the future, an educational system has to be improved.