Top 10 Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 4,150 students in Marion County, SC. Marion County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Marion County, SC are Mullins High School, Marion High School and Palmetto Middle School. 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 17% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 49% 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 51% (majority Black).

Best Marion County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mullins High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
747 Miller's Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3710
Grades: 9-12
| 553 students
Rank: #22.
Marion High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1205 South Main Street
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-2571
Grades: 9-12
| 644 students
Rank: #33.
Palmetto Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
305 O'neal Street
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3730
Grades: 6-8
| 366 students
Rank: #44.
Marion Intermediate
Math: 20% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2320 North Highway 41-a
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8345
Grades: 3-5
| 496 students
Rank: #55.
Mccormick Elementary School
Math: 14% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1123 Sandy Bluff Road
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3760
Grades: 3-5
| 315 students
Rank: #66.
Johnakin Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
601 Gurley Street
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8360
Grades: 6-8
| 516 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
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
6641 South Highway 41
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 362-3500
Grades: PK-8
| 329 students
Rank: n/an/a
Easterling Primary
600 East Northside Avenue
Marion, SC 29571
(843) 423-8335
Grades: PK-2
| 523 students
Rank: n/an/a
North Mullins Primary
(1)
105 Charles Street
Mullins, SC 29574
(843) 464-3750
Grades: PK-2
| 408 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

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