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For the 2021 school year, there are 32 public schools in Dorchester County, SC, serving 29,113 students. Dorchester County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
Dorchester County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Dorchester County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of South Carolina public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Dorchester County, SC are Rollings Middle School Of The Arts, Beech Hill Elementary School and Fort Dorchester High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Dorchester County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rollings Middle School Of The Arts Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    815 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3610

    Grades: 6-8 | 666 students
  • Beech Hill Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1001 Beech Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 821-3970

    Grades: PK-5 | 945 students
  • Fort Dorchester High School Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8500 Patriot Boulevard
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 760-4450

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,317 students
  • Ashley Ridge High School Math: 64% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    9800 Delemar Highway
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 695-4900

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,336 students
  • Fort Dorchester Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5201 Old Glory Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 832-5550

    Grades: PK-5 | 972 students
  • Sand Hill Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    324 Gnarly Oak Lane
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 695-5201

    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
  • Summerville High School Math: 55% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1101 Boone Hill Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-6460

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,077 students
  • William M. Reeves Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1003 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-2450

    Grades: PK-5 | 958 students
  • Woodland High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4128 Highway 78
    Dorchester, SC 29437
    (843) 563-5956

    Grades: 9-12 | 679 students
  • James H. Spann Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    901 John Mckissick Way
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3050

    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
  • Knightsville Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    847 Orangeburg Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-4851

    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
  • Summerville Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    835 South Main Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-2372

    Grades: PK-5 | 535 students
  • Joseph R. Pye Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9701 Patriot Boulevard
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 695-2979

    Grades: PK-5 | 901 students
  • Alston-bailey Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    820 West 5th North Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 862 students
  • William Memorial Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    290 South Metts Street
    Saint George, SC 29477
    (843) 563-3231

    Grades: PK-5 | 735 students
  • Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8600 William Moultrie Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 760-9820

    Grades: PK-5 | 883 students
  • Dr. Eugene Sires Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    301 Chandler Creek Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 695-5205

    Grades: PK-5 | 804 students
  • Oakbrook Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    306 Old Fort Drive
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 821-1165

    Grades: PK-5 | 711 students
  • Gregg Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    500 Green Wave Boulevard
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 871-3150

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,262 student
  • Flowertown Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    20 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 871-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 940 students
  • Newington Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    10 King Charles Circle
    Summerville, SC 29485
    (843) 871-3230

    Grades: PK-5 | 936 students
  • Clay Hill Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    387 South Railroad Avenue
    Ridgeville, SC 29472
    (843) 851-7386

    Grades: PK-5 | 161 students
  • Oakbrook Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    286 Old Fort Road
    Ladson, SC 29456
    (843) 873-9750

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,039 student
  • Charles B. Dubose Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1005 Dubose School Road
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 875-7012

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,282 student
  • Eagle Nest Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    8640 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 695-2460

    Grades: PK-5 | 808 students
  • Alston Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    500 Bryan Street
    Summerville, SC 29483
    (843) 873-3890

    Grades: 6-8 | 806 students
  • Lowcountry Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5139 Gibson Road
    Hollywood, SC 29449
    (843) 889-5527

    Grades: K-12 | 523 students
  • Harleyville Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1650 East Main Street
    Dorchester, SC 29437
    (843) 462-7671

    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
  • River Oaks Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8642 River Oaks Drive
    North Charleston, SC 29420
    (843) 695-2470

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,015 student
  • St. George Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Minus Street
    Saint George, SC 29477
    (843) 563-3171

    Grades: 6-8 | 310 students
  • Harleyville-ridgeville Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1650 East Main Street
    Dorchester, SC 29437
    (843) 462-2470

    Grades: 6-8 | 173 students
  • Dorchester Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    507 School House Road
    Dorchester, SC 29437
    (843) 563-2361

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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