Top 10 Best Myrtle Beach Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 22,575 students in Myrtle Beach, SC. Myrtle Beach has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Myrtle Beach, SC are Carolina Forest High School, St. James Elementary School and Socastee High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Myrtle Beach, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Myrtle Beach have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Best Myrtle Beach, SC Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Carolina Forest High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 Gardner Lacy Road
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-7997
Grades: 9-12
| 2,792 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
St. James Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9711 St. James Road
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 650-8220
Grades: PK-4
| 753 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Socastee High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4900 Socastee Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 293-2513
Grades: 9-12
| 1,657 students
Rank: #44.
Ocean Bay Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
950 International Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 903-8400
Grades: PK-5
| 920 students
Rank: #55.
Myrtle Beach High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
3302 Robert Grissom Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 839-7148
Grades: 9-12
| 1,509 students
Rank: #66.
Coastal Leadership Academy
Charter School
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3710 Palmetto Pointe Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 788-9898
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: #77.
Burgess Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9645 Scipio Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 650-4600
Grades: PK-4
| 652 students
Rank: #88.
Ocean Bay Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
905 International Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 903-8420
Grades: 6-8
| 675 students
Rank: #99.
Forestbrook Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4000 Panthers Parkway
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 882 students
Rank: #1010.
Palmetto Academy Of Learning And Success Charter
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(4)
3021 Fred Nash Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 293-1725
Grades: K-8
| 308 students
Rank: #1111.
Socastee Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
151 Sheffield Road
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 903-6051
Grades: 6-8
| 519 students
Rank: #1212.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1675 Highway 396
Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
(843) 650-6768
Grades: PK-5
| 864 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Carolina Forest Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
285 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-0001
Grades: PK-5
| 1,079 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
River Oaks Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
700 Augusta Plantation Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 903-6300
Grades: PK-5
| 1,079 students
Rank: #1515.
Ten Oaks Middle School
Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
150 Revolutionary War Way
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 488-8896
Grades: 6-8
| 1,066 students
Rank: #1616.
Forestbrook Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4430 Gator Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 236-7300
Grades: 6-8
| 873 students
Rank: #1717.
St. James Intermediate
Math: 62% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9641 Scipio Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 903-6005
Grades: 5-6
| 811 students
Rank: #1818.
Palmetto Bays Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8900 Highway 544
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 236-6200
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1919.
St. James Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9775 St. James Road
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 650-5543
Grades: 6-8
| 916 students
Rank: #2020.
Socastee Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
4223 Socastee Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(843) 650-2606
Grades: PK-5
| 781 students
Rank: #2121.
Palmetto Academy Of Learning Motorsports (Palm)
Charter School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
136 Rodeo Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 903-6600
Grades: 9-12
| 182 students
Rank: #2222.
Myrtle Beach Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3101 North Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-3932
Grades: 6-8
| 1,226 students
Rank: #2323.
Bridgewater Academy Charter
Charter School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
191 River Landing Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-3689
Grades: K-8
| 145 students
Rank: n/an/a
Academy For Arts/science/technology
Vocational School
Magnet School
(3)
895 International Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 903-8460
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
612 29th Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-1658
Grades: PK-K
| 458 students
Rank: n/an/a
3301 Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 626-5831
Grades: 3-5
| 1,031 students
Rank: n/an/a
Myrtle Beach Primary
620 29th Avenue North
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-1774
Grades: 1-2
| 653 students
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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
700 Gardner Lacy Rd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-7997
Grades: 6-8
| 1,370 students
3301 Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 626-5831
Grades: 4-5
| 740 students

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