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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,107 students in Clarendon County, SC. Clarendon County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Clarendon County, SC are Manning High School, Walker-gamble Elementary School and Phoenix Charter High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Clarendon County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Clarendon County have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Clarendon County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Manning High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2155 Paxville Highway
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 435-4417

    Grades: 9-12 | 845 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Walker-gamble Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2358 Walker-gamble Road
    New Zion, SC 29111
    (843) 659-2102

    Grades: PK-5 | 566 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Phoenix Charter High School Charter School
    Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1423 Hotel Street
    Alcolu, SC 29001
    (803) 505-6800

    Grades: 9-12 | 35 students
  • Rank: #44.
    East Clarendon Middle-high Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1171 Pope Street
    Turbeville, SC 29162
    (843) 659-2185

    Grades: 6-12 | 699 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Scott's Branch High School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9253 Alex Harvin Highway
    Summerton, SC 29148
    (803) 574-2100

    Grades: 9-12 | 212 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Manning Primary Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125 North Boundary Street
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 435-2268

    Grades: 2-3 | 390 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Manning Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 West Boyce Street
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 435-5066

    Grades: 4-6 | 674 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Scott's Branch Middle School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9253 Alex Harvin Highway
    Summerton, SC 29148
    (803) 574-2100

    Grades: 7-8 | 119 students
  • Rank: #99.
    St. Paul Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9297 Alex Harvin Highway
    Summerton, SC 29148
    (803) 574-2150

    Grades: 3-6 | 235 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Manning Junior High School Math: 21% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 W.l. Hamilton Road
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 435-8195

    Grades: 7-8 | 419 students
  • Rank: #11-1411.- 14.
    F. E. Dubose Career Center Vocational School
    3351 Sumter Highway
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 473-2531

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #11-1411.- 14.2759 Raccoon Road
    Manning, SC 29102
    (803) 473-4744

    Grades: PK-2 | 529 students
  • Rank: #11-1411.- 14.8 South Church Street
    Summerton, SC 29148
    (803) 574-2102

    Grades: PK-2 | 191 students
  • Rank: #11-1411.- 14.
    Turbeville High School Alternative School
    1578 Clarence Coker Highway
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 193 students
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