Top 10 Best Orangeburg County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 31 public schools serving 13,366 students in Orangeburg County, SC. Orangeburg County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in South Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Orangeburg County, SC are Ocsd5 High School For Health Professions, Lockett Elementary School and Edisto High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Orangeburg County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 48% statewide average). Schools in Orangeburg County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of South Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Orangeburg County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ocsd5 High School For Health Professions
Charter School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Charter School Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 535-1693
Grades: 9-12
| 373 students
Rank: #22.
Lockett Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1349 Dorange Road
Branchville, SC 29432
(803) 274-8588
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #33.
Edisto High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 R.m. Foster Drive
Cordova, SC 29039
(803) 536-1553
Grades: 9-12
| 673 students
Rank: #44.
Lake Marion High School And Technology Center
Math: 48% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3656 Tee Vee Road
Santee, SC 29142
(803) 854-9213
Grades: 9-12
| 727 students
Rank: #55.
Branchville High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1349 Dorange Road
Branchville, SC 29432
(803) 274-8875
Grades: 6-12
| 349 students
Rank: #66.
Orangeburg Wilkinson High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Bruin Parkway
Orangeburg, SC 29118
(803) 534-6180
Grades: 9-12
| 1,060 students
Rank: #77.
St. James-gaillard Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1555 Gardensgate Road
Eutawville, SC 29048
(803) 492-3728
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #88.
Edisto Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
136 Woodolive Lane
Aynor, SC 29511
(803) 531-7646
Grades: 3-5
| 658 students
Rank: #99.
Holly Hill Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1490 Brant Avenue
Holly Hill, SC 29059
(803) 496-3464
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #1010.
Brookdale Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
394 Brookdale Drive
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-5982
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #1111.
Sheridan Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1139 Hillsboro Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-7504
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #1212.
Hunter-kinard-tyler Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7066 Norway Road
Neeses, SC 29107
(803) 263-4441
Grades: PK-5
| 249 students
Rank: #1313.
Elloree Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Warrior Drive
Elloree, SC 29047
(803) 897-2233
Grades: PK-8
| 466 students
Rank: #1414.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1441 Marshall Street
Orangeburg, SC 29118
(803) 534-7865
Grades: PK-5
| 762 students
Rank: #1515.
Mellichamp Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Murray Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-8044
Grades: 3-5
| 319 students
Rank: #1616.
Bethune-bowman Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4857 Charleston Highway
Rowesville, SC 29133
(803) 533-6371
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Dover Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1411 Bedford Avenue
North, SC 29112
(803) 247-2184
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Hunter-kinard-tyler High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
7066 Norway Road
Neeses, SC 29107
(803) 263-4832
Grades: 6-12
| 268 students
Rank: #17 - 1917. - 19.
Vance-providence Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
633 Camden Road
Vance, SC 29163
(803) 492-7766
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #2020.
Felton Laboratory Charter School
Charter School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
300 College Street
Orangeburg, SC 29116
(803) 536-7034
Grades: K-8
| 388 students
Rank: #2121.
Carver Edisto Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2018 Carver School Road
Cope, SC 29038
(803) 534-3554
Grades: 6-8
| 555 students
Rank: #2222.
Bethune-bowman Middle/high
Math: 16% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4857 Charleston Highway
Rowesville, SC 29133
(803) 516-6011
Grades: 6-12
| 359 students
Rank: #2323.
North Middle/high
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
692 Cromer Avenue
North, SC 29112
(803) 247-2541
Grades: 6-12
| 256 students
Rank: #2424.
William J. Clark Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
919 Bennett Avenue
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 531-2200
Grades: 6-8
| 685 students
Rank: #2525.
Whittaker Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
790 Whittaker Parkway
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-6559
Grades: PK-5
| 520 students
Rank: #2626.
Holly Hill-roberts Middle School
Math: 10% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
530 Hesseman Street
Holly Hill, SC 29059
(803) 496-3818
Grades: 6-8
| 461 students
Rank: #2727.
Robert E. Howard Middle School
Math: 8% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1255 Belleville Road
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-5470
Grades: 6-8
| 394 students
Cope Area Career Center
Vocational School
6052 Slab Landing Road
Cope, SC 29038
(803) 534-7661
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Edisto Primary
3239 Cordova Road
Cordova, SC 29039
(803) 536-4782
Grades: PK-2
| 654 students
3720 Magnolia Street
Orangeburg, SC 29118
(803) 536-4473
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
350 Thomas B. Eklund Circle
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 534-2949
Grades: PK-2
| 329 students
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Orangeburg County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
200 Warrior Drive
Elloree, SC 29047
(803) 897-2232
Grades: 7-12
| 384 students
200 Warrior Dr
Elloree, SC 29047
(803) 897-2232
Grades: 6-8
| 119 students
1195 St. Matthews Road, Suite
Orangeburg, SC 29115
(803) 414-7017
Grades: 6-12
| 69 students
530 Hesseman Ave
Holly Hill, SC 29059
(803) 496-1566
Grades: 6-8
| 73 students

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