Top 10 Best South Carolina Special Education Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 special education public schools serving 427 students in South Carolina.
The top ranked special education public schools in South Carolina are Pendergrass Fairwold School, Cedar Springs Academy and Sc School For The Blind Elementary Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
South Carolina special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 20% (versus the 45% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).

Top South Carolina Special Education Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Pendergrass Fairwold School Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5935 Token Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3435

    Grades: PK-12 | 84 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Cedar Springs Academy Special Education School
    Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    355 Cedar Springs Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 577-7771

    Grades: PK-12 | 82 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Sc School For The Blind Elementary Middle School Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    355 Cedar Springs Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 577-7600

    Grades: PK-8 | 36 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Washington Center Special Education School
    Math: 20-29% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2 Betty Spencer Drive
    Greenville, SC 29607
    (864) 355-0250

    Grades: PK-12 | 129 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Sc School For The Deaf Elementary Middle School Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    355 Cedar Springs Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 577-7743

    Grades: PK-8 | 51 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Sc School For The Blind High School Special Education School
    355 Cedar Springs Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 577-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 19 students
  • Rank: #6-76.-7.
    Sc School For The Deaf High School Special Education School
    355 Cedar Spring Road
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
    (864) 577-7743

    Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
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