Top 5 Best Marlboro County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,664 students in Marlboro County, SC (there are 1 private school, serving 260 private students). 93% of all K-12 students in Marlboro County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Marlboro County, SC are Marlboro County High School, Wallace Elementary/middle and Mccoll Elementary/middle. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Marlboro County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 16% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Marlboro County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Marlboro County Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Marlboro County High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
951 Fayetteville Avenue Extens
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-5900
Grades: 9-12
| 991 students
Rank: #22.
Wallace Elementary/middle
Math: 27% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3643 Highway 9 West
Wallace, SC 29596
(843) 537-7493
Grades: PK-8
| 469 students
Rank: #33.
Mccoll Elementary/middle
Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
700 North Main Street
Mc Coll, SC 29570
(843) 523-5371
Grades: PK-8
| 658 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Bennettsville Primary
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Jefferson Street
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-5936
Grades: PK-3
| 584 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Clio Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2635 Highway 9 East
Clio, SC 29525
(843) 586-9391
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #66.
Bennettsville Intermediate
Math: 14% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
701 Cheraw Street
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-5941
Grades: 4-5
| 224 students
Rank: #77.
Blenheim Middle School Of Discovery
Math: 4% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
143 Highland Street
Blenheim, SC 29516
(843) 528-3262
Grades: 6-8
| 534 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Marlboro County, SC

Marlboro County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
801 Country Club Dr
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-5938
Grades: 3-5
| 412 students
701 Cheraw St
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-5941
Grades: 6-8
| 360 students
Evans (Closed 2005)
Alternative School
610 Highway 9 West
Bennettsville, SC 29512
(843) 479-4181
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
201 Jefferson Street
Clio, SC 29525
(843) 586-8376
Grades: 6-8
| 138 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Marlboro County, SC?
The top ranked public schools in Marlboro County, SC include Marlboro County High School, Wallace Elementary/middle and Mccoll Elementary/middle.
How many public schools are located in Marlboro County, SC?
7 public schools are located in Marlboro County, SC.
What percentage of students in Marlboro County, SC go to public school?
93% of all K-12 students in Marlboro County, SC are educated in public schools (compared to the SC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Marlboro County, SC?
Marlboro County, SC public schools minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public schools average of 52% (majority Black).

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