Top 10 Best South Carolina Public Schools (2021-22)

South Carolina is the #29 largest school system in the United States, serving 775,656 students across the 1,262 public schools for the 2021-22 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in South Carolina is 46%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 48%.
Minority enrollment is 49% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(SC) School Average
Asian
2%
Hispanic
9%
Black
34%
White
51%
Two or more races
4%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.

Top Ranked Public Schools in South Carolina (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Greer Middle College Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
138 West Mcelhaney Road
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 469-7571
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Brashier Middle College
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1830 West Georgia Road
Simpsonville, SC 29680
(864) 757-1800
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Greenville Technical Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
506 Pleasantburg Drive Buildin
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 250-8949
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Buist Academy
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-7750
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Fort Mill High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
215 North Highway 21 Bypass
Fort Mill, SC 29715
(803) 548-1900
Rank: #66.
East Link Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: n/a
4328-g Wade Hampton Blvd
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 775-1818
Rank: #77.
Wando High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 881-8200
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Chapman High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1420 Compton Bridge Road
Inman, SC 29349
(864) 472-2836
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Nation Ford High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1400 Ao Jones Boulevard
Fort Mill, SC 29715
(803) 396-9902
Rank: #1010.
Hcs Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2050 Highway 501 East Hgtc
Conway, SC 29528
(843) 349-3131

Best South Carolina Public Schools by County (2021-22)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
41
24,960
48%
54
31,827
32%
11
3,732
62%
35
23,162
58%
48
35,643
49%
19
8,947
36%
12
5,301
53%
12
5,843
63%
41
23,049
62%
102
80,670
46%
21
11,156
54%
10
3,010
67%
55
44,069
38%
8
3,344
85%
20
10,767
39%
20
13,247
40%
16
9,183
45%
8
2,182
92%
70
50,284
37%
11
4,578
81%
14
6,084
54%
17
10,518
24%
27
17,144
20%
104
70,390
67%
6
2,770
62%
28
16,792
70%
8
4,040
45%
64
47,858
38%

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