Top 10 Best Chesterfield County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 6,901 students in Chesterfield County, SC (there are 6 private schools, serving 416 private students). 94% of all K-12 students in Chesterfield County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Chesterfield County, SC are Chesterfield High School, Cheraw High School and Plainview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Chesterfield County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Chesterfield County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Chesterfield County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Chesterfield High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 North Page Street
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-2161
Grades: 9-12
| 491 students
Rank: #22.
Cheraw High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
649 Chesterfield Highway
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-1000
Grades: 9-12
| 635 students
Rank: #33.
Plainview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
16002 Highway 102
Patrick, SC 29584
(843) 498-6633
Grades: PK-6
| 173 students
Rank: #44.
Central High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
200 Zion Church Road
Pageland, SC 29728
(843) 672-6115
Grades: 9-12
| 616 students
Rank: #55.
Mcbee High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
264 East Pine Street
Mc Bee, SC 29101
(843) 335-8251
Grades: 6-12
| 538 students
Rank: #66.
Edwards Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2411 West Boulevard
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-2351
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #77.
Mcbee Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
284 E. Maple Ave
Mc Bee, SC 29101
(843) 335-8347
Grades: PK-5
| 348 students
Rank: #88.
Ruby Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
249 Thurman Avenue
Ruby, SC 29741
(843) 634-6310
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #99.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
809 West Elizabeth Street
Jefferson, SC 29718
(843) 658-3295
Grades: PK-5
| 350 students
Rank: #1010.
Chesterfield-ruby Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14445 Highway 9
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-9401
Grades: 6-8
| 401 students
Rank: #1111.
Cheraw Intermediate
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
421 Chesterfield Highway
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-1030
Grades: 3-5
| 426 students
Rank: #1212.
Pageland Elementary School
Math: 21% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
715 West Mcgregor Street
Pageland, SC 29728
(843) 672-2400
Grades: 3-5
| 330 students
Rank: #1313.
Long Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 West Green Street
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-1010
Grades: 6-8
| 430 students
Rank: #1414.
New Heights Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5738 Highway 151
Jefferson, SC 29718
(843) 658-6830
Grades: 6-8
| 519 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cheraw Primary
321 High Street
Cheraw, SC 29520
(843) 921-1020
Grades: PK-2
| 470 students
Rank: n/an/a
Petersburg Primary
326 North Arnold Street
Pageland, SC 29728
(843) 672-6241
Grades: PK-2
| 393 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Chesterfield County, SC

Chesterfield County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
344 East Boulevard
Chesterfield, SC 29709
(843) 623-2465
Grades: 5-8
| 415 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Chesterfield County, SC?
The top ranked public schools in Chesterfield County, SC include Chesterfield High School, Cheraw High School and Plainview Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Chesterfield County, SC?
16 public schools are located in Chesterfield County, SC.
What percentage of students in Chesterfield County, SC go to public school?
94% of all K-12 students in Chesterfield County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Chesterfield County, SC?
Chesterfield County, SC public schools minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the South Carolina public schools average of 52% (majority Black).

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