Top 10 Best Darlington County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 10,308 students in Darlington County, SC. Darlington County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Darlington County, SC are Mayo High For Math Science & Technology, Lamar High School and Darlington High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Darlington County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Darlington County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Darlington County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mayo High For Math Science & Technology
Magnet School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
405 Chestnut Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2650
Grades: 9-12
| 286 students
Rank: #22.
Lamar High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
216 North Darlington Avenue
Lamar, SC 29069
(843) 326-7500
Grades: 9-12
| 272 students
Rank: #33.
Darlington High School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Spring Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
Rank: #44.
Carolina Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
719 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3230
Grades: 1-5
| 261 students
Rank: #55.
North Hartsville Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 School Drive
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3200
Grades: 1-5
| 657 students
Rank: #66.
Hartsville High School
Magnet School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
701 Lewellyn Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,226 students
Rank: #77.
St. Johns Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Park Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2350
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #88.
Brockington Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
413 Brockington Road
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2500
Grades: 3-5
| 449 students
Rank: #99.
Spaulding Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 East Cartersville Highway
Lamar, SC 29069
(843) 326-7625
Grades: 6-8
| 258 students
Rank: #1010.
West Hartsville Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
214 Clyde Road
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3270
Grades: 4-5
| 208 students
Rank: #1111.
Hartsville Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1427 Fourteenth Street
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3000
Grades: 6-8
| 1,036 students
Rank: #1212.
Spaulding Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
204 East Pearl Street
Lamar, SC 29069
(843) 326-7666
Grades: 3-5
| 245 students
Rank: #1313.
Darlington Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Pinedale Drive
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-3389
Grades: 6-8
| 973 students
Rank: #1414.
Brunson-dargan Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Wells Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2533
Grades: 3-5
| 239 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington St. Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
325 Washington Street
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 383-3345
Grades: 1-3
| 300 students
Rank: #1616.
Thornwell School For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
437 West Carolina Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 857-3090
Grades: 1-5
| 343 students
Rank: #1717.
Rosenwald Elementary Middle School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
508 Church Street
Society Hill, SC 29593
(843) 398-2700
Grades: PK-8
| 146 students
607 First Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2450
Grades: PK-2
| 277 students
Darlington County Institute Of Technology
Vocational School
160 Pinedale Road
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-3516
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
214 North Darlington Avenue
Lamar, SC 29069
(843) 326-7575
Grades: PK-2
| 297 students
1010 Indian Branch Road
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2400
Grades: PK-2
| 385 students
401 Railroad Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 383-3902
Grades: 11-12
| 273 students
1615 Blanding Drive
Hartsville, SC 29550
(843) 383-3310
Grades: PK-K
| 407 students

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