Top 5 Best South Carolina Special Education Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 special education public schools serving 430 students in South Carolina.
The top ranked special education public schools in South Carolina are Pendergrass Fairwold School, Sc School For The Blind High School and Sc School For The Deaf High 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 25% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 52% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Special Education Public Schools in South Carolina (2024)

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
| 58 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Sc School For The Blind High School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 27 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Sc School For The Deaf High School
Special Education School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
355 Cedar Spring Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7811
Grades: 9-12
| 25 students
Rank: #44.
Cedar Springs Academy
Special Education School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7771
Grades: PK-12
| 58 students
Rank: #55.
Sc School For The Blind Elementary/middle
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7600
Grades: PK-8
| 23 students
Rank: #66.
Washington Center
Special Education School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2 Betty Spencer Drive
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 355-0250
Grades: PK-12
| 123 students
Rank: #77.
Sc School For The Deaf Elementary/middle
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
355 Cedar Springs Road
Spartanburg, SC 29302
(864) 577-7811
Grades: PK-8
| 39 students
Rank: n/an/a
Meyer Center For Special Children
Special Education School
Charter School
1132 Rutherford Road
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 250-0005
Grades: PK-2
| 77 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked special education public schools in South Carolina?
The top ranked special education public schools in South Carolina include Pendergrass Fairwold School, Sc School For The Blind High School and Sc School For The Deaf High School.
How many special education public schools are located in South Carolina?
8 special education public schools are located in South Carolina.
What is the racial composition of students in South Carolina?
South Carolina special education public schools minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public schools average of 52% (majority Black).

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