Aiken school information

IndexAikenSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores72%71%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools1593279,235
Total private schools1036924,875
Total post-secondary schools3967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Aiken are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Aiken.
  • 89.0% of people in Aiken have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.8% of people in Aiken have completed high school.
  • 43.1% of people in Aiken have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Aiken

IndexAikenSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school87.8%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college69.4%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree48.2%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors43.1%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters18.6%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.6%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Aiken (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belvedere, SC5,50478%14%
North Augusta, SC21,83277%13%
Warrenville, SC97169%1%
Graniteville, SC2,72568%0%
New Ellenton, SC2,71267%1%
Aiken, SC29,98072%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Santa Paula, CA29,99051%25%
Midvale, UT29,95765%5%
Texarkana, AR30,01575%10%
Niles, IL29,93987%28%
Madison Heights, MI30,02856%18%
Aiken, SC29,98072%5%
Source: The Aiken, SC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.