Top 10 Best Public Schools in South Carolina (2022)

The top ranked public schools in South Carolina state are listed below (2022).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in South Carolina is 47%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 49%.
The top ranked public schools in South Carolina are Greer Middle College Charter High School, Oceanside Collegiate Academy and Greenville Technical Charter High School. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public schools are Mount Pleasant, Fort Mill and Chapin.

Top Ranked Public Schools in South Carolina (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Greer Middle College Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
138 West Mcelhaney Road
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 469-7571
Rank: #22.
Oceanside Collegiate Academy
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
580 Faison Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 936-7128
Rank: #33.
Greenville Technical Charter High School
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
506 Pleasantburg Drive #119
Greenville, SC 29606
(864) 250-8944
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Buist Academy
Magnet School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 1-8
103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 724-7750
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Fort Mill High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
215 North Highway 21 Bypass
Fort Mill, SC 29715
(803) 548-1900
Rank: #66.
East Link Academy
Charter School
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-6
78 Global Drive Drive
Greenville, SC 29608
(864) 775-1733
Rank: #77.
Wando High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 91% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
1000 Warrior Way
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
(843) 881-8200
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Chapman High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1420 Compton Bridge Road
Inman, SC 29349
(864) 472-2836
Rank: #8 - 98. - 9.
Nation Ford High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1400 Ao Jones Boulevard
Fort Mill, SC 29715
(803) 835-0000
Rank: #1010.
Hcs Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
Grades: 9-12
2050 Highway 501 East Hgtc
Conway, SC 29528
(843) 349-3131
Rank: #1111.
Charleston School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 90% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-12
5109-b West Enterprise Street
North Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 529-4990
Rank: #1212.
Augusta Circle Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
100 Winyah Street
Greenville, SC 29605
(864) 355-1200
Rank: #1313.
James Island Charter High School
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
1000 Ft. Johnson Road
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 762-2754
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Tigerville Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
25 Tigerville Elementary Schoo
Taylors, SC 29687
(864) 355-4600
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Whale Branch Early College High School
Magnet School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
169 Detour Road
Seabrook, SC 29940
(843) 466-2700
Rank: #1616.
Chapin High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
300 Columbia Avenue
Chapin, SC 29036
(803) 575-5400
Rank: #1717.
Green Charter School
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-12
1440 Pelham Street
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 288-4134
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Bluffton High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
12 H. E. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 706-8800
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Lake Murray Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-4
1531 Three Dog Road
Chapin, SC 29036
(803) 476-4600
Rank: #18 - 2018. - 20.
Rollings Middle School Of The Arts
Math: 81% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
815 South Main Street
Summerville, SC 29483
(843) 873-3610
Rank: #2121.
Hilton Head Island High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
70 Wilborn Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 689-4800
Rank: #2222.
Lexington High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
2463 Augusta Highway
Lexington, SC 29072
(803) 821-1300
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Carolina Forest High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9-12
700 Gardner Lacy Road
Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
(843) 236-7997
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
James Byrnes Freshman Academy
Math: 89% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 10%)
Grades: 9
100 Rowe Street
Duncan, SC 29334
(864) 949-2320
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Sterling School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
99 John Mccarroll Way
Greenville, SC 29607
(864) 355-4480
Rank: #2626.
Tega Cay Elementary School
Math: 88% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 88% (Top 1%)
Reading: 79% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
2185 Gold Hill Road
Fort Mill, SC 29708
(803) 548-8282
Rank: #2727.
Wade Hampton High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
100 Pine Knoll Drive
Greenville, SC 29609
(864) 355-0100
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Monarch Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
224 Five Forks Road
Simpsonville, SC 29681
(864) 355-0600
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Mt. Pleasant Academy
Math: 82% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 10%)
Grades: PK-5
605 Center Street
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
(843) 849-2826
Rank: #3030.
St. James High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
10800 Highway 707
Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
(843) 650-5600
Rank: #3131.
Pelham Road Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 10%)
Grades: K-5
100 All Star Way
Greenville, SC 29615
(864) 355-7600
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Abbeville High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
701 Washington Street
Abbeville, SC 29620
(864) 366-5916
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Montessori Community School
Magnet School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-8
2122 Wood Avenue
Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 769-0346
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Woodruff High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
710 Cross Anchor Highway
Woodruff, SC 29388
(864) 476-7045
Rank: #32 - 3532. - 35.
Wren High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 10%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 9-12
905 Wren School Road
Piedmont, SC 29673
(864) 850-5900
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