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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 10 public schools in Edgefield County, SC, serving 3,567 students.
  • Edgefield County, SC public school have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Edgefield County have an average ranking in the top 50% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Edgefield County, SC are Strom Thurmond High School, W. E. Parker Elementary School and Merriwether Middle School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Edgefield County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy Charter School
    69 Nicolson Road
    Trenton, SC 29847
    (803)734-8322

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Douglas Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    215 South East Diggs Road
    Trenton, SC 29847
    (803)275-1752

    Grades: PK-5 | 253 students
  • Johnston Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    514 Lee Street
    Johnston, SC 29832
    (803)275-1755

    Grades: PK-5 | 301 students
  • Johnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1095 Columbia Road
    Johnston, SC 29832
    (803)275-1997

    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
  • Merriwether Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    565 Spring Haven Drive
    North Augusta, SC 29860
    (803)279-9993

    Grades: PK-5 | 772 students
  • Merriwether Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    430 Murrah Road
    North Augusta, SC 29860
    (803)279-2511

    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
  • Strom Thurmond Career And Technology Center Vocational School
    17 Par Drive
    Johnston, SC 29832
    (803)275-1767

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Strom Thurmond High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1131 Columbia Road
    Johnston, SC 29832
    (803)275-1768

    Grades: 9-12 | 836 students
  • Trenton High School Alternative School
    84 Greenhouse Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803)896-1573

    Grades: 9 | 73 students
  • W. E. Parker Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    41 Crest Road
    Edgefield, SC 29824
    (803)637-4020

    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
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