Top 10 Best South Carolina Magnet Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 128 magnet public schools serving 93,083 students in South Carolina.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in South Carolina are Hcs Early College High School, Buist Academy and Charleston School Of The Arts. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Carolina magnet public schools have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Top South Carolina Magnet Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Hcs Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    2050 Highway 501 East Hgtc
    Conway, SC 29528
    (843) 349-3131

    Grades: 9-12 | 393 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Buist Academy Magnet School
    Math: 92% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    103 Calhoun Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
    (843) 724-7750

    Grades: K-8 | 486 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Charleston School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5109-b West Enterprise Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843) 529-4990

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,113 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Spring Hill High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    11629 Broad River Road
    Chapin, SC 29036
    (803) 476-8700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,059 student
  • Rank: #55.
    Montessori Community School Magnet School
    Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2122 Wood Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 769-0346

    Grades: PK-8 | 273 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Spring Valley High School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    120 Sparkleberry Lane
    Columbia, SC 29229
    (803) 699-3500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,081 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Mayo High For Math Science & Technology Magnet School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    405 Chestnut Street
    Darlington, SC 29532
    (843) 398-2650

    Grades: 9-12 | 286 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Stone Academy Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    115 Randall Street
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864) 355-8400

    Grades: K-5 | 627 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1871 Wallace School Road
    Charleston, SC 29407
    (843) 763-1555

    Grades: K-5 | 613 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Ridge View High School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    4801 Hard Scrabble Road
    Columbia, SC 29229
    (803) 699-2999

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,444 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Sullivan's Island Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2015 I'on Avenue
    Sullivans Island, SC 29482
    (843) 883-3118

    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Jennie Moore Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2725 Bulrush Basket Lane
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843) 849-2815

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,157 student
  • Rank: #1313.
    Battery Creek High School Magnet School
    Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1 Blue Dolphin Drive
    Beaufort, SC 29906
    (843) 322-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 787 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Whale Branch Early College High School Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    169 Detour Road
    Seabrook, SC 29940
    (843) 466-2700

    Grades: 9-12 | 476 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Beaufort High School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    84 Sea Island Parkway
    Beaufort, SC 29907
    (843) 322-2000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,356 student
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    J. L. Mann High Academy Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    160 Fairforest Way
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 355-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,905 student
  • Rank: #1717.
    Garrett Academy Of Technology Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2731 Gordon Street
    North Charleston, SC 29405
    (843) 745-7126

    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Mt. Lebanon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2850 Lebanon Road
    Pendleton, SC 29670
    (864) 403-2400

    Grades: PK-6 | 502 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Dutch Fork High School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1400 Old Tamah Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,769 student
  • Rank: #2020.
    Howe Hall Aims Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    115 Howe Hall Road
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843) 820-3899

    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Concord Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2701 Calrossie Road
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864) 260-5105

    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Southwood Academy For The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1110 Southwood Street
    Anderson, SC 29624
    (864) 260-5205

    Grades: 6-8 | 346 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Greenville Senior High Academy Magnet School
    Math: 63% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1 Vardry Street
    Greenville, SC 29601
    (864) 355-5500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,458 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Pine St. Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    500 South Pine Street
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 594-4470

    Grades: K-5 | 631 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Laing Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
    Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
    (843) 849-2809

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,258 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Marrington Middle School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    109 Gearing Street
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843) 572-0313

    Grades: 6-8 | 422 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Richland High School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7500 Brookfield Road
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803) 699-2800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,376 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Midway Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1221 Harriett Circle
    Anderson, SC 29621
    (864) 716-3800

    Grades: K-5 | 742 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Westwood High School Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    180 Turkey Farm Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-4049

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,476 student
  • Rank: #3030.
    Goose Creek High School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1137 Red Bank Road
    Goose Creek, SC 29445
    (843) 553-5300

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,008 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Blythe Academy Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 Blythe Drive
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-4400

    Grades: PK-5 | 920 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    West Ashley High School Magnet School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
    Charleston, SC 29414
    (843) 573-1201

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,685 student
  • Rank: #3333.
    River Ridge Academy Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3050 River Ridge Drive
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 836-4600

    Grades: PK-8 | 1,189 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Pritchardville Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    9447 Evan Way
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0500

    Grades: PK-5 | 819 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Westside High School Magnet School
    Math: 50% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    806 Pearman Dairy Road
    Anderson, SC 29625
    (864) 260-5260

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,653 student
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