Top 10 Best Florence Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 23 public schools serving 15,045 students in Florence, SC. Florence has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Florence, SC are West Florence High School, Royall Elementary School and South Florence High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Florence, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Florence have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Florence, SC Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Florence High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
221 North Beltline Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8472
Grades: 9-12
| 1,790 students
Rank: #22.
Royall Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
1101 Cheraw Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8167
Grades: K-6
| 640 students
Rank: #33.
South Florence High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3200 South Irby Street
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 664-8190
Grades: 9-12
| 1,708 students
Rank: #44.
Lucy T. Davis Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
201 Westfield Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 665-5977
Grades: K-4
| 591 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Delmae Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1211 South Cashua Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8448
Grades: K-4
| 687 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Wilson High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1411 Old Marion Highway
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8440
Grades: 9-12
| 1,229 students
Rank: #77.
Carver Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
515 North Cashua Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8156
Grades: K-4
| 562 students
Rank: #88.
Mclaurin Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1400 Mcmillan Lane
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8457
Grades: PK-4
| 808 students
Rank: #99.
John W. Moore Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
191 Westfield Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8171
Grades: 5-6
| 967 students
Rank: #1010.
Briggs Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1012 Congaree Drive
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8169
Grades: K-6
| 569 students
Rank: #1111.
Henry Timrod Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1901 East Old Marion Highway
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8454
Grades: K-6
| 389 students
Rank: #1212.
Virtus Academy Of South Carolina
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 South Irby Street
Florence, SC 29501
(803) 939-6919
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: #1313.
Greenwood Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 East Howe Springs Road
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 664-8451
Grades: K-6
| 750 students
Rank: #1414.
Henry L. Sneed Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1102 Ebenezer Road
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 673-1199
Grades: 7-8
| 904 students
Rank: #1515.
Williams Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1119 North Irby Street
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8162
Grades: 7-8
| 616 students
Rank: #1616.
Southside Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 East Howe Springs Road
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 664-8467
Grades: 7-8
| 923 students
Rank: #1717.
North Vista Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 North Irby Street
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8159
Grades: PK-6
| 706 students
Rank: #1818.
Wallace Gregg Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
515 Francis Marion Road
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8481
Grades: K-6
| 409 students
Rank: #1919.
Theodore Lester Elementary School
Math: 22% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 East Palmetto Street
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8459
Grades: PK-6
| 435 students
Rank: #2020.
Palmetto Youth Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1209 North Douglas Street
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 679-7070
Grades: K-6
| 97 students
Alfred Rush Academy
1201 East Ashby Road
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-4156
Grades: PK
| 90 students
1400 Woods Road
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 799-6006
Grades: PK
| 175 students
Florence Career Center
Vocational School
126 East Howe Springs Road
Florence, SC 29505
(843) 664-8465
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Florence, South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1001 West Sumter Street
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 673-1129
Grades: PK
| 65 students
404 Freight Road
Florence, SC 29501
(843) 664-8993
Grades: 6-12
| 13 students
301 South Dargan Street
Florence, SC 29506
(843) 664-8152
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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