South Carolina Blue Ribbon Public Schools

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There are 47 blue ribbon public schools in South Carolina, serving 33,946 students.
These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

South Carolina Blue Ribbon Public Schools

  • School Location Students Year
  • AikenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Aiken Elementary School
    2050 Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC29803
    (803)641-2740
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    807 students | Year:  2005
  • IrmoHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ballentine Elementary School
    1040 Bickley Rd
    IrmoSC29063
    (803)476-4500
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    750 students | Year:  2010
  • GeorgetownHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Brown's Ferry Elementary School
    7292 Brown's Ferry Rd
    GeorgetownSC29440
    (843)527-1325
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    195 students | Year:  2006
  • HartsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carolina Elementary School
    719 West Carolina Ave
    HartsvilleSC29550
    (843)383-3230
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    272 students | Year:  2009
  • Myrtle BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carolina Forest Elementary School
    285 Carolina Forest Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC29579
    (843)236-0001
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    972 students | Year:  2004
  • FlorenceHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Carver Elementary School
    515 North Cashua Dr
    FlorenceSC29501
    (843)664-8156
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    894 students | Year:  2008
  • ChapinHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chapin High School
    300 Columbia Ave
    ChapinSC29036
    (803)575-5400
    Array
    1343 students | Year:  2009
  • Mt. PleasantHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Charles Pinckney Elementary School
    3300 Thomas Cario Blvd
    Mt. PleasantSC29466
    (843)856-4585
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    1062 students | Year:  2010
  • AikenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chukker Creek Elementary School
    1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    AikenSC29803
    (803)641-2474
    Array
    838 students | Year:  2009
  • GreerHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Crestview Elementary School
    509 American Legion Rd
    GreerSC29651
    (864)355-2600
    Array
    632 students | Year:  2008
  • CentralHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award D. W. Daniel High School
    1819 Six Mile Hwy
    CentralSC29630
    (864)397-2900
    Array
    1021 students | Year:  2005
  • EasleyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award East End Elementary School
    505 East Second Ave
    EasleySC29640
    (864)397-1700
    Array
    725 students | Year:  2008
  • SummervilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC29485
    (843)871-7400
    Array
    1017 students | Year:  2013
  • Myrtle BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forestbrook Elementary School
    4000 Panthers Parkway
    Myrtle BeachSC29579
    (843)236-8100
    Array
    915 students | Year:  2003, 2012
  • Fort MillHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Fort Mill High School
    225 Munn Rd
    Fort MillSC29715
    (803)548-1900
    Array
    1617 students | Year:  2004
  • GadsdenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gadsden Elementary School
    1660 South Goodwin Circle
    GadsdenSC29052
    (803)353-2231
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    164 students | Year:  2011
  • Fort MillHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gold Hill Elementary School
    1000 Dave Gibson Blvd
    Fort MillSC29708
    (803)548-8250
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    821 students | Year:  2007
  • GreenvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Greenville Technical Charter High School
    506 South Pleasantburg
    GreenvilleSC29606
    (864)250-8844
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    418 students | Year:  2010
  • North AugustaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Hammond Hill Elementary School
    901 West Woodlawn Ave
    North AugustaSC29841
    (803)442-6170
    Array
    799 students | Year:  2012
  • PickensHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Holly Springs Elementary School
    120 Holly Springs School Rd
    PickensSC29671
    (864)397-2000
    Array
    229 students | Year:  2011
  • Honea PathHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Honea Path Elementary School
    806 East Greer St
    Honea PathSC29654
    (864)369-7612
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    512 students | Year:  2004
  • Goose CreekHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Howe Hall Aims Elementary School
    115 Howe Hall Rd
    Goose CreekSC29445
    (843)820-3890
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    420 students | Year:  2010
  • ColumbiaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Irmo High School
    6671 St Andrews Rd
    ColumbiaSC29212
    (803)476-3000
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    1839 students | Year:  2003
  • Mt. PleasantHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Jennie Moore Elementary School
    1256 Hamlin Rd
    Mt. PleasantSC29466
    (843)849-2815
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    756 students | Year:  2007
  • BlythewoodHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lake Carolina Elementary School
    1151 Kelly Mill Rd
    BlythewoodSC29016
    (803)714-1300
    Array
    796 students | Year:  2008
  • LexingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lexington High School
    2463 Augusta Hwy
    LexingtonSC29072
    (803)821-3400
    Array
    3108 students | Year:  2006
  • Goose CreekHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Marrington Middle School Of The Arts
    109 Gearing St
    Goose CreekSC29445
    (843)572-0313
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    392 students | Year:  2012
  • DarlingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mayo High For Math Science And Technology
    405 Chestnut St
    DarlingtonSC29532
    (843)398-2650
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    356 students | Year:  2013
  • Galivants FerryHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Midland Elementary School
    3011 Nichols Hwy
    Galivants FerrySC29544
    (843)358-3036
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    511 students | Year:  2009
  • LexingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Midway Elementary School
    180 Midway Rd
    LexingtonSC29072
    (803)821-0300
    Array
    800 students | Year:  2004
  • AndersonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Midway Elementary School Of Science And Engineerin
    1221 Harriett Circle
    AndersonSC29621
    (864)716-3800
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    884 students | Year:  2004
  • Mt. PleasantHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Mt. Pleasant Academy
    605 Center St
    Mt. PleasantSC29464
    (843)849-2826
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    505 students | Year:  2003
  • InmanHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award New Prospect Elementary School
    9251 Hwy 9
    InmanSC29349
    (864)592-1970
    Array
    427 students | Year:  2013
  • Ninety SixHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Ninety Six High School
    601 Johnston Rd
    Ninety SixSC29666
    (864)543-2911
    Array
    486 students | Year:  2009
  • LexingtonHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Oak Grove Elementary School
    479 Oak Dr
    LexingtonSC29073
    (803)821-0100
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    669 students | Year:  2012
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Age 25+ w/College Degree 21% 25%
Median Household Income $37,628 $46,250
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