Top 10 Best Greenwood Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,661 students in Greenwood, SC. Greenwood has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Greenwood, SC are Emerald High School, Lakeview Elementary School and Merrywood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Greenwood, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Greenwood have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 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 Greenwood, SC Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Emerald High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Bypass 225
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5730
Grades: 9-12
| 855 students
Rank: #22.
Lakeview Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
660 Center Street
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5760
Grades: PK-5
| 625 students
Rank: #33.
Merrywood Elementary School
Math: 47% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
329 Deadfall Road West
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5700
Grades: PK-5
| 565 students
Rank: #44.
Springfield Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1608 Florida Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5535
Grades: K-5
| 609 students
Rank: #55.
Greenwood High School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1816 Cokesbury Road
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,612 students
Rank: #66.
Westview Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 37% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1410 West Alexander Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 229-4301
Grades: 6-8
| 631 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Brewer Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 662 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Pinecrest Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
220 East Northside Drive
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5580
Grades: K-5
| 489 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Woodfields Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1032 Emerald Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5540
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #1010.
Eleanor S. Rice Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1802 East Durst Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5660
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #1111.
Mathews Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
725 Marshall Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5680
Grades: PK-5
| 551 students
Rank: #1212.
Northside Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
431 Deadfall Road West
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5780
Grades: 6-8
| 666 students
G. Frank Russell Technology Center
Vocational School
601 East Northside Drive
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 941-5750
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
1125 Cambridge Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5520
Grades: PK
| 209 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Greenwood, South Carolina

Greenwood, South Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1125 E Cambridge Avenue
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 941-5520
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
2809 Airport Road
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 896-1041
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
725 Marshall Road
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 227-6711
Grades: 6-8
| 728 students

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