Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 3,999 students in Marion County, SC (there are 2 private schools, serving 535 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Marion County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, SC are Marion High School, Mullins High School and Marion Intermediate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marion County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 9% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 24% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Marion County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Marion County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marion High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1205 South Main Street
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-2571
Grades: 9-12
| 640 students
Rank: #22.
Mullins High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
747 Miller's Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3710
Grades: 9-12
| 538 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Marion Intermediate
Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2320 North Highway 41-a
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8345
Grades: 3-5
| 462 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Mccormick Elementary School
Math: 10% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1123 Sandy Bluff Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3760
Grades: 3-5
| 315 students
Rank: #55.
Palmetto Middle School
Math: 7% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
305 O'neal Street
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3730
Grades: 6-8
| 349 students
Rank: #66.
Johnakin Middle School
Math: 2% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Gurley Street
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8360
Grades: 6-8
| 494 students
Rank: n/an/a
Academy For Careers And Technology
Vocational School
2697 East Highway 76
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 423-1941
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Creek Bridge Stem Academy
Math: 8%
6641 South Highway 41
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 362-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 335 students
Rank: n/an/a
Easterling Primary
600 East Northside Avenue
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8335
Grades: PK-2
| 487 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Mullins Primary
105 Charles Street
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3750
Grades: PK-2
| 379 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Marion County, SC

Marion County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
223 Gresham Road
Gresham, SC 29546
(843) 362-3510
Grades: PK-5
| 244 students
223 Gresham Road
Gresham, SC 29546
(843) 362-3500
Grades: 7-12
| 282 students
6641 South Highway 41
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 362-3500
Grades: 6-12
| 282 students
200 Broad St.
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3740
Grades: 5-6
| 317 students
3549 South Hwy 501
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 362-1974
Grades: PK-K
| n/a students
P O Box 335
Centenary, SC 29519
(843) 362-0011
Grades: 7-12
| 182 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Marion County, SC?
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, SC include Marion High School, Mullins High School and Marion Intermediate.
How many public schools are located in Marion County, SC?
10 public schools are located in Marion County, SC.
What percentage of students in Marion County, SC go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Marion County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Marion County, SC?
Marion County, SC public schools minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public schools average of 52% (majority Black).

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