Top 10 Best Anderson County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 26,132 students in Anderson County, SC. Anderson County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Anderson County, SC are Palmetto High School, Wright Elementary School and Southwood Academy For The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Anderson County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Anderson County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Best Anderson County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmetto High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
804 North Hamilton Street
Williamston, SC 29697
(864) 847-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 956 students
Rank: #22.
Wright Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1136 Wright School Road
Belton, SC 29627
(864) 296-1776
Grades: K-5
| 184 students
Rank: #33.
Southwood Academy For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1110 Southwood Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5205
Grades: 6-8
| 383 students
Rank: #44.
Concord Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2701 Calrossie Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5105
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #55.
Pendleton High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7324 Highway 187
Anderson, SC 29625
(864) 403-2100
Grades: 9-12
| 829 students
Rank: #66.
North Pointe Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3325 Highway 81 North
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5040
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #77.
Crescent High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9104 Highway 81 South
Iva, SC 29655
(864) 352-6175
Grades: 9-12
| 719 students
Rank: #88.
Mt. Lebanon Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2850 Lebanon Road
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 403-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 453 students
Rank: #99.
T. L. Hanna High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2600 Highway 81 North
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5110
Grades: 9-12
| 1,937 students
Rank: #1010.
Starr Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Professor Brown Lane
Starr, SC 29684
(864) 352-6154
Grades: PK-5
| 472 students
Rank: #1111.
Cedar Grove Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
107 Melvin Lane
Williamston, SC 29697
(864) 847-3500
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #1212.
La France Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
550 Williams Street
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 403-2300
Grades: PK-6
| 393 students
Rank: #1313.
Townville Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
105 Townville School Road
Townville, SC 29689
(864) 403-2600
Grades: PK-6
| 280 students
Rank: #1414.
Midway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1221 Harriett Circle
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 716-3800
Grades: K-5
| 691 students
Rank: #1515.
West Pelzer Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 West Stewart Street
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 947-6424
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #1616.
Iva Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
803 Antreville Highway
Iva, SC 29655
(864) 348-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #1717.
Fork Shoals School
Math: 56% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
916 Mckelvey Road
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 355-5000
Grades: K-5
| 673 students
Rank: #1818.
Riverside Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
458 Riverside Street
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 403-2200
Grades: 7-8
| 450 students
Rank: #1919.
Ellen Woodside Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9122 Augusta Road
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 355-4900
Grades: PK-5
| 710 students
Rank: #2020.
Flat Rock Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Thompson Road
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 296-9191
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #2121.
Mclees Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4900 Dobbins Bridge Road
Anderson, SC 29626
(864) 716-3600
Grades: K-5
| 595 students
Rank: #2222.
Mccants Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2123 Marchbanks Avenue
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5145
Grades: 6-8
| 624 students
Rank: #2323.
Belton Honea Path High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
11000 Belton-honea Path Highwa
Honea Path, SC 29654
(864) 369-7382
Grades: 9-12
| 1,065 students
Rank: #2424.
Belton Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
202 Watkins Street
Belton, SC 29627
(864) 338-7738
Grades: 3-5
| 355 students
Rank: #2525.
Anderson Five Charter School
Charter School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1225 South Mcduffie Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5538
Grades: 9-12
| 72 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Palmetto Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Roberts Boulevard
Williamston, SC 29697
(864) 847-5442
Grades: PK-5
| 519 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Westside High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
806 Pearman Dairy Road
Anderson, SC 29625
(864) 260-5260
Grades: 9-12
| 1,651 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Palmetto Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
803 North Hamilton Street
Williamston, SC 29697
(864) 847-4333
Grades: 6-8
| 865 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Starr-iva Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1034 Rainey Road
Starr, SC 29684
(864) 352-6146
Grades: 6-8
| 630 students
Rank: #3030.
Glenview Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2575 Old Williamston Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 716-4060
Grades: 6-8
| 749 students
Rank: #3131.
Calhoun Academy Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1520 East Calhoun Street
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5090
Grades: K-5
| 486 students
Rank: #3232.
Centerville Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 45% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1529 Whitehall Road
Anderson, SC 29625
(864) 260-5100
Grades: K-5
| 643 students
Rank: #3333.
Pendleton Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
902 East Queen Street
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 403-2500
Grades: PK-6
| 350 students
Rank: #3434.
Honea Path Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
107 Brock Avenue
Honea Path, SC 29654
(864) 369-7641
Grades: 6-8
| 329 students
Rank: #3535.
Honea Path Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
806 East Greer Street
Honea Path, SC 29654
(864) 369-7612
Grades: PK-5
| 522 students
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Anderson County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1225 South Mcduffie Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5160
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
10612 Augusta Road
Belton, SC 29627
(864) 243-3443
Grades: K-8
| 14 students
315 Pearman Dairy Road
Anderson, SC 29625
(864) 260-5135
Grades: 6-8
| 421 students
214 Lebby Street
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 947-9311
Grades: PK-5
| 140 students
430 Oaklawn Road
Pelzer, SC 29669
(864) 243-4700
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1110 Southwood St
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5135
Grades: 6-8
| 493 students
1909 Dobbins Bridge Rd.
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5101
Grades: PK-K
| 213 students

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