Folly Beach school information

IndexFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a46%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a93279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Folly Beach, SC educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Folly Beach public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the South Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Folly Beach public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 99.0% have completed high school, 63.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Folly Beach are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Folly Beach.
  • 99.0% of people in Folly Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 99.0% of people in Folly Beach have completed high school.
  • 63.0% of people in Folly Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Folly Beach

IndexFolly BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade99.0%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school99.0%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college96.5%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.0%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters18.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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Mount Pleasant, SC77,90769%41%
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North Charleston, SC106,11341%16%
Folly Beach, SC2,732n/a 

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Folly Beach, SC2,732n/a 
Source: The Folly Beach, SC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.