Top 10 Best Dorchester County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 32 public schools serving 29,113 students in Dorchester County, SC. Dorchester County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Dorchester County, SC are Rollings Middle School Of The Arts, Beech Hill Elementary School and Summerville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Dorchester County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Dorchester County have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Dorchester County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
815 South Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3610
Grades: 6-8
| 666 students
Rank: #22.
Beech Hill Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1001 Beech Hill Road
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 821-3970
Grades: PK-5
| 945 students
Rank: #33.
Summerville High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
1101 Boone Hill Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-6460
Grades: 9-12
| 3,077 students
Rank: #44.
Fort Dorchester High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8500 Patriot Boulevard
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 760-4450
Grades: 9-12
| 2,317 students
Rank: #55.
Fort Dorchester Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5201 Old Glory Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 832-5550
Grades: PK-5
| 972 students
Rank: #66.
Ashley Ridge High School
Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
9800 Delemar Highway
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 695-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 2,336 students
Rank: #77.
Sand Hill Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
324 Gnarly Oak Lane
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 695-5201
Grades: PK-5
| 745 students
Rank: #88.
James H. Spann Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
901 John Mckissick Way
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3050
Grades: PK-5
| 690 students
Rank: #99.
William M. Reeves Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1003 Dubose School Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 695-2450
Grades: PK-5
| 958 students
Rank: #1010.
Knightsville Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
847 Orangeburg Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-4851
Grades: PK-5
| 752 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodland High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4128 Highway 78
Dorchester, SC 29437
(843) 563-5956
Grades: 9-12
| 679 students
Rank: #1212.
Alston-bailey Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
820 West 5th North Street
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 695-5210
Grades: PK-5
| 862 students
Rank: #1313.
Summerville Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
835 South Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-2372
Grades: PK-5
| 535 students
Rank: #1414.
Dr. Eugene Sires Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Chandler Creek Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 695-5205
Grades: PK-5
| 804 students
Rank: #1515.
Newington Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
10 King Charles Circle
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 871-3230
Grades: PK-5
| 936 students
Rank: #1616.
Joseph R. Pye Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9701 Patriot Boulevard
Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 695-2979
Grades: PK-5
| 901 students
Rank: #1717.
Flowertown Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
20 King Charles Circle
Summerville, SC 29485
(843) 871-7400
Grades: PK-5
| 940 students
Rank: #1818.
Gregg Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Green Wave Boulevard
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 871-3150
Grades: 6-8
| 1,262 students
Rank: #1919.
William Memorial Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
290 South Metts Street
Saint George, SC 29477
(843) 563-3231
Grades: PK-5
| 735 students
Rank: #2020.
Oakbrook Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
306 Old Fort Drive
Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 821-1165
Grades: PK-5
| 711 students
Rank: #2121.
Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8600 William Moultrie Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 760-9820
Grades: PK-5
| 883 students
Rank: #2222.
Lowcountry Leadership Charter School
Charter School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5139 Gibson Road
Hollywood, SC 29449
(843) 889-5527
Grades: K-12
| 523 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Charles B. Dubose Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
1005 Dubose School Road
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 875-7012
Grades: 6-8
| 1,282 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Oakbrook Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
286 Old Fort Road
Ladson, SC 29456
(843) 873-9750
Grades: 6-8
| 1,039 students
Rank: #2525.
Clay Hill Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
387 South Railroad Avenue
Ridgeville, SC 29472
(843) 851-7386
Grades: PK-5
| 161 students
Rank: #2626.
Alston Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
500 Bryan Street
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3890
Grades: 6-8
| 806 students
Rank: #2727.
Eagle Nest Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8640 River Oaks Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 695-2460
Grades: PK-5
| 808 students
Rank: #2828.
River Oaks Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
8642 River Oaks Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
(843) 695-2470
Grades: 6-8
| 1,015 students
Rank: #2929.
St. George Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Minus Street
Saint George, SC 29477
(843) 563-3171
Grades: 6-8
| 310 students
Rank: #3030.
Harleyville Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1650 East Main Street
Dorchester, SC 29437
(843) 462-7671
Grades: PK-5
| 290 students
Rank: #3131.
Harleyville-ridgeville Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
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 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Dorchester County, SC

Dorchester County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
387 South Railroad Ave
Ridgeville, SC 29472
(843) 851-7386
Grades: 6-8
| 149 students
136 Wilborn Avenue
Rembert, SC 29128
(843) 896-3701
Grades: n/a
| n/a students

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