Gaston school information

IndexGastonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores67%71%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools293279,235
Total private schoolsn/a36924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

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  • The average school test scores in Gaston are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Gaston.
  • 77.3% of people in Gaston have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.7% of people in Gaston have completed high school.
  • 9.5% of people in Gaston have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Frances F. Mack Intermediate161 Gaston StreetGrades: 05 - 06Students: 519 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Sandhills Middle582 Meadowfield RoadGrades: 07 - 08Students: 491 · Ratio: 14:167

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Education level achieved in Gaston

IndexGastonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.3%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school74.7%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college38.5%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.5%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors9.5%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters2.2%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lexington, SC19,00784%23%
West Columbia, SC15,62374%9%
Columbia, SC131,33166%3%
Pelion, SC75466%3%
North, SC88365%5%
Gaston, SC1,57167%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sweet Springs, MO1,57159%14%
Hurley, WI1,57082%20%
Crothersville, IN1,57374%9%
Splendora, TX1,56985%25%
Oblong, IL1,56980%18%
Gaston, SC1,57167%1%
Source: The Gaston, 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.