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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 35 public schools in Beaufort County, SC, serving 23,162 students.
  • Beaufort County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Beaufort County have an average ranking in the top 20% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Beaufort County, SC are Bluffton High School, May River High School and Hilton Head Island High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Beaufort County Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Battery Creek High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1 Blue Dolphin Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 322-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 787 students
  • Beaufort Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1800 Prince Street
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843) 322-2600

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Beaufort High School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 10%
    84 Sea Island Parkway
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 322-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,356 student
  • Beaufort Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2501 Mossy Oaks Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843) 322-5700

    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
  • Bluffton Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    160 H. E. Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8500

    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
  • Bluffton High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 1%
    12 H. E. Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,175 student
  • Bluffton Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 New Mustang Road
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0700

    Grades: 6-8 | 766 students
  • Bridges Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1100 Boundary Street
    Beaufort, SC 29901
    (843) 982-7737

    Grades: K-10 | 664 students
  • Broad River Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    474 Broad River Road
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 322-8400

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Coosa Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 20%
    45 Middle Road
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 322-6100

    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
  • H. E. Mccracken Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    250 H. E. Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8700

    Grades: 6-8 | 738 students
  • Hilton Head Island Early Childhood Center
    165 Pembroke Drive
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 689-0400

    Grades: PK-K | 415 students
  • Hilton Head Island Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    30 School Road
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 342-4100

    Grades: 1-5 | 944 students
  • Hilton Head Island High School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 5%
    70 Wilborn Road
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 689-4800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,322 student
  • Hilton Head Island Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    55 Wilborn Road
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 689-4500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,003 student
  • Hilton Head Island School For The Creative Arts Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10 Wilborn Drive
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
    (843) 342-4380

    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
  • Islands Academy Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2900 Mink Point Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843) 322-0733

    Grades: 6-12 | 54 students
  • Joseph S. Shanklin Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    121 Morrall Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 466-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 380 students
  • Lady's Island Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    73 Chowan Creek Bluff
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 322-2240

    Grades: PK-5 | 336 students
  • Lady's Island Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    30 Cougar Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 322-3100

    Grades: 6-8 | 550 students
  • Lowcountry Montessori School Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    749 Broad River Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 322-0577

    Grades: PK-12 | 351 students
  • May River High School Math: 76% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 5%
    601 New Riverside Road
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 836-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,223 student
  • Michael C. Riley Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    200 Burnt Church Road
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
  • Mossy Oaks Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2510 Mossy Oaks Boulevard
    Beaufort, SC 29902
    (843) 322-2900

    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
  • Okatie Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    53 Cherry Point Road
    Okatie, SC 29909
    (843) 322-7700

    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
  • Port Royal Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1214 Paris Avenue
    Port Royal, SC 29935
    (843) 322-0820

    Grades: PK-5 | 188 students
  • Pritchardville Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    9447 Evan Way
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0500

    Grades: PK-5 | 819 students
  • Red Cedar Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    11 Box Elder Lane
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0600

    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
  • River Ridge Academy Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3050 River Ridge Drive
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 836-4600

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,189 student
  • Riverview Charter School Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    81 Savannah Highway
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 379-0133

    Grades: K-8 | 646 students
  • Robert Smalls International Academy Magnet School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    43 W. K. Alston Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 322-2500

    Grades: PK-8 | 708 students
  • St. Helena Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1025 Sea Island Parkway
    Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
    (843) 838-0300

    Grades: PK-5 | 399 students
  • Whale Branch Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 10%
    169 Detour Road
    Seabrook, SC 29940
    (843) 466-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 476 students
  • Whale Branch Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    15 Stuart Point Road
    Seabrook, SC 29940
    (843) 466-1000

    Grades: PK-4 | 522 students
  • Whale Branch Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2009 Trask Parkway
    Sheldon, SC 29941
    (843) 466-3000

    Grades: 5-8 | 367 students
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