Top 10 Best Oconee County Public Schools (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 17 public schools serving 10,168 students in Oconee County, SC (there are 10 private schools, serving 535 private students). 95% of all K-12 students in Oconee County, SC are educated in public schools compared to the SC state average of 92%.
The top ranked public schools in Oconee County, SC are Walhalla High School, Seneca High School and Walhalla Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Oconee County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Oconee County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Best Oconee County Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walhalla High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4701 North Highway 11
Walhalla, SC 29691
(864) 886-4490
Grades: 9-12
| 1,151 students
Rank: #22.
Seneca High School
Math: 58% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Bobcat Ridge
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4460
Grades: 9-12
| 996 students
Rank: #33.
Walhalla Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
508 Fowler Road
West Union, SC 29696
(864) 886-4480
Grades: PK-5
| 594 students
Rank: #44.
West-oak High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
130 Warrior Lane
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4530
Grades: 9-12
| 811 students
Rank: #55.
Keowee Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7051 Keowee School Road
Seneca, SC 29672
(864) 886-4475
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #66.
Ravenel Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Ravenel School Road
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4450
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #77.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
710 North Townville Street
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4445
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #88.
Fair-oak Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1964 Oakway Road
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4505
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #99.
Walhalla Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
177 Razorback Lane
Walhalla, SC 29691
(864) 886-4485
Grades: 6-8
| 797 students
Rank: #1010.
Tamassee-salem Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9950 North Highway 11
Tamassee, SC 29686
(864) 886-4540
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
Rank: #1111.
Seneca Middle School
Math: 45% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
810 West South Fourth Street
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4455
Grades: 6-8
| 859 students
Rank: #1212.
Westminster Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
206 Hamilton Street
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4520
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #1313.
Orchard Park Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Toccoa Highway
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4515
Grades: PK-5
| 442 students
Rank: #1414.
Blue Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
995 South Oak Street
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 589 students
Rank: #1515.
West Oak Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
501 Westminster Highway
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4525
Grades: 6-8
| 679 students
Rank: #1616.
James M. Brown Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
225 Coffee Road
Walhalla, SC 29691
(864) 886-4470
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: n/an/a
Hamilton Career And Technology Center
Vocational School
445 Oconee Business Parkway
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4425
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Oconee County, SC

Oconee County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
315 Holland Avenue
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4435
Grades: PK-5
| 388 students
500 Adams Street
Seneca, SC 29678
(864) 886-4440
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
150 Schoolhouse Road
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 886-4510
Grades: 4-5
| 172 students
150-b School House Rd.
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 972-9531
Grades: 6-8
| 372 students
4 Eagle Lane
Salem, SC 29676
(864) 886-4545
Grades: 6-8
| 110 students
4 Eagle Lane
Salem, SC 29676
(864) 886-4545
Grades: 6-12
| 247 students
501 Walhalla Road
Westminster, SC 29693
(864) 647-3050
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Oconee County, SC?

The top ranked public schools in Oconee County, SC are Walhalla High School, Seneca High School and Walhalla Elementary School.

How many public schools are location in Oconee County, SC?

17 public schools are location in Oconee County, SC.

What percentage of students in Oconee County, SC go to public school?

95% of all K-12 students in Oconee County, SC are educated in public schools compared to the SC state average of 92%.

What is the racial composition of students in Oconee County, SC?

Oconee County, SC minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

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