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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 41 public schools in Florence County, SC, serving 23,049 students.
  • Florence County, SC public school have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Florence County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Florence County, SC are Johnsonville High School, Hannah Pamplico High School and South Florence High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% 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 Florence County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alfred Rush Academy
    1201 East Ashby Road
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843)664-4156

    Grades: PK | 90 students
  • Briggs Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1012 Congaree Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8169

    Grades: K-6 | 569 students
  • Brockington Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    304 Kemper Street
    Timmonsville, SC 29161
    (843)346-4953

    Grades: PK-5 | 345 students
  • Carver Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    515 North Cashua Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8156

    Grades: K-4 | 562 students
  • Child Development Center At Woods Road
    1400 Woods Road
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)799-6006

    Grades: PK | 175 students
  • Delmae Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1211 South Cashua Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8448

    Grades: K-4 | 687 students
  • Dewey-carter Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 22%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4937 South Irby Street
    Effingham, SC 29541
    (843)664-8479

    Grades: PK-6 | 788 students
  • Florence Career Center Vocational School
    126 East Howe Springs Road
    Florence, SC 29505
    (843)664-8465

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Greenwood Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2300 East Howe Springs Road
    Florence, SC 29505
    (843)664-8451

    Grades: K-6 | 750 students
  • Hannah Pamplico High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2055 South Pamplico Highway
    Pamplico, SC 29583
    (843)493-5781

    Grades: 9-12 | 368 students
  • Hannah-pamplico Elementary Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2131 South Pamplico Highway
    Pamplico, SC 29583
    (843)493-2061

    Grades: PK-8 | 803 students
  • Henry L. Sneed Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1102 Ebenezer Road
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)673-1199

    Grades: 7-8 | 904 students
  • Henry Timrod Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1901 East Old Marion Highway
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843)664-8454

    Grades: K-6 | 389 students
  • J. C. Lynch Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    124 Hicks Road
    Coward, SC 29530
    (843)389-3323

    Grades: PK-5 | 392 students
  • J. Paul Truluck Intermediate Magnet School
    Math: 24% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    319 Carlisle Street
    Lake City, SC 29560
    (843)374-8685

    Grades: 6 | 266 students
  • John W. Moore Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    191 Westfield Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8171

    Grades: 5-6 | 967 students
  • Johnson Middle School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    304 Kemper Street
    Timmonsville, SC 29161
    (843)346-4586

    Grades: 6-8 | 149 students
  • Johnsonville Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    160 East Marion Street
    Johnsonville, SC 29555
    (843)386-2955

    Grades: PK-4 | 504 students
  • Johnsonville High School Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    237 South Georgetown Highway
    Johnsonville, SC 29555
    (843)386-2707

    Grades: 9-12 | 348 students
  • Johnsonville Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    415 Maple Avenue
    Johnsonville, SC 29555
    (843)386-2066

    Grades: 5-8 | 378 students
  • Lake City Early Childhood Center
    906 North Matthews Road
    Lake City, SC 29560
    (843)374-2353

    Grades: PK-2 | 389 students
  • Lake City High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    652 North Matthews Road
    Lake City, SC 29560
    (843)374-5119

    Grades: 9-12 | 900 students
  • Lucy T. Davis Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    201 Westfield Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)665-5977

    Grades: K-4 | 591 students
  • Main Street Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    318 East Main Street
    Lake City, SC 29560
    (843)374-2221

    Grades: 3-5 | 353 students
  • Mclaurin Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1400 Mcmillan Lane
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843)664-8457

    Grades: PK-4 | 808 students
  • North Vista Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1100 North Irby Street
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8159

    Grades: PK-6 | 706 students
  • Olanta Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    312 North Jones Road
    Olanta, SC 29114
    (843)396-4457

    Grades: PK-5 | 237 students
  • Palmetto Youth Academy Charter Charter School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1209 North Douglas Street
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843)679-7070

    Grades: K-6 | 97 students
  • Ronald E. Mcnair Junior High School Math: 13% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    311 Carver Street
    Lake City, SC 29560
    (843)374-8651

    Grades: 7-8 | 518 students
  • Royall Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1101 Cheraw Drive
    Florence, SC 29501
    (843)664-8167

    Grades: K-6 | 640 students
  • Savannah Grove Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2348 Savannah Grove Road
    Effingham, SC 29541
    (843)664-8463

    Grades: K-6 | 658 students
  • Scranton Elementary School Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1649 Us 52 Highway
    Scranton, SC 29591
    (843)389-2531

    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
  • South Florence High School Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3200 South Irby Street
    Florence, SC 29505
    (843)664-8190

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,708 student
  • Southside Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 East Howe Springs Road
    Florence, SC 29505
    (843)664-8467

    Grades: 7-8 | 923 students
  • Theodore Lester Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 26%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3501 East Palmetto Street
    Florence, SC 29506
    (843)664-8459

    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
  • Show 6 more public schools in Florence County, SC (out of 41 total schools)
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