Top 10 Best South Carolina Magnet Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 127 magnet public schools serving 92,670 students in South Carolina.
Learn more about how magnet schools work. The top ranked magnet public schools in South Carolina are Buist Academy, Hcs Early College High School 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 45% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 48% 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).

Best South Carolina Magnet Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Buist Academy
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-7750
Grades: K-8
| 486 students
Rank: #22.
Hcs Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2050 Highway 501 East Hgtc
Conway, SC 29528
(843) 349-3131
Grades: 9-12
| 393 students
Rank: #33.
Charleston School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5109-b West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 529-4990
Grades: 6-12
| 1,113 students
Rank: #44.
Whale Branch Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
169 Detour Road
Seabrook, SC 29940
(843) 466-2700
Grades: 9-12
| 476 students
Rank: #55.
Montessori Community School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2122 Wood Avenue
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 769-0346
Grades: PK-8
| 273 students
Rank: #66.
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: #77.
Spring Valley High School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
120 Sparkleberry Lane
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 699-3500
Grades: 9-12
| 2,081 students
Rank: #88.
Spring Hill High School
Magnet School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11629 Broad River Road
Chapin, SC 29036
(803) 476-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,059 students
Rank: #99.
Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 80% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1871 Wallace School Road
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1555
Grades: K-5
| 613 students
Rank: #1010.
Jennie Moore Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
2725 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2815
Grades: PK-5
| 1,157 students
Rank: #1111.
Stone Academy
Magnet School
Math: 77% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
115 Randall Street
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 355-8400
Grades: K-5
| 627 students
Rank: #1212.
Sullivan's Island Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2015 I'on Avenue
Sullivans Island, SC 29482
(843) 883-3118
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #1313.
Southwood Academy For The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1110 Southwood Street
Anderson, SC 29624
(864) 260-5205
Grades: 6-8
| 346 students
Rank: #1414.
Ridge View High School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
4801 Hard Scrabble Road
Columbia, SC 29229
(803) 699-2999
Grades: 9-12
| 1,444 students
Rank: #1515.
Dutch Fork High School
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1400 Old Tamah Road
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 476-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,769 students
Rank: #1616.
Concord Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 72% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2701 Calrossie Road
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 260-5105
Grades: K-5
| 614 students
Rank: #1717.
Laing Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2705 Bulrush Basket Lane
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 849-2809
Grades: 6-8
| 1,258 students
Rank: #1818.
Pine St. Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
500 South Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 594-4470
Grades: K-5
| 631 students
Rank: #1919.
Greenville Senior High Academy
Magnet School
Math: 67% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1 Vardry Street
Greenville, SC 29601
(864) 355-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 1,458 students
Rank: #2020.
West Ashley High School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4060 West Wildcat Boulevard
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 573-1201
Grades: 9-12
| 1,685 students
Rank: #2121.
Howe Hall Aims Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
115 Howe Hall Road
Goose Creek, SC 29445
(843) 820-3899
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #2222.
Battery Creek High School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1 Blue Dolphin Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(843) 322-5500
Grades: 9-12
| 787 students
Rank: #2323.
Marrington Middle School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
109 Gearing Street
Goose Creek, SC 29445
(843) 572-0313
Grades: 6-8
| 422 students
Rank: #2424.
Mt. Lebanon Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2850 Lebanon Road
Pendleton, SC 29670
(864) 403-2400
Grades: PK-6
| 502 students
Rank: #2525.
Westwood High School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
180 Turkey Farm Road
Blythewood, SC 29016
(803) 691-4049
Grades: 9-12
| 1,476 students
Rank: #2626.
W.j. Keenan High School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
361 Pisgah Church Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 714-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 670 students
Rank: #2727.
Pritchardville Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9447 Evan Way
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 707-0500
Grades: PK-5
| 819 students
Rank: #2828.
Blythe Academy
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
100 Blythe Drive
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 355-4400
Grades: PK-5
| 920 students
Rank: #2929.
St. Andrew's School Of Math And Science
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
30 Chadwick Drive
Charleston, SC 29407
(843) 763-1503
Grades: PK-5
| 807 students
Rank: #3030.
Beaufort High School
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
84 Sea Island Parkway
Beaufort, SC 29907
(843) 322-2000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,356 students
Rank: #3131.
Richland High School
Magnet School
Math: 58% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
7500 Brookfield Road
Columbia, SC 29223
(803) 699-2800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,376 students
Rank: #3232.
Midway Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1221 Harriett Circle
Anderson, SC 29621
(864) 716-3800
Grades: K-5
| 742 students
Rank: #3333.
Darlington High School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
525 Spring Street
Darlington, SC 29532
(843) 398-2730
Grades: 9-12
| 1,140 students
Rank: #3434.
J. L. Mann High Academy
Magnet School
Math: 50% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
160 Fairforest Way
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 355-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,905 students
Rank: #3535.
River Ridge Academy
Magnet School
Math: 57% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3050 River Ridge Drive
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 836-4600
Grades: PK-8
| 1,189 students
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