Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores70%71%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1493279,235
Total private schools236924,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lancaster are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Lancaster.
  • 77.2% of people in Lancaster have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Lancaster have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Lancaster have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lancaster

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  • A. R. Rucker Middle422 Old Dixie RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 529 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Brooklyn Springs Elementary1637 Billings DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 44 · Ratio: 17:149
  • Buford Elementary1906 North Rocky River RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 823 · Ratio: 20:175
  • Buford High4290 Tabernacle RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 569 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Buford Middle1890 North Rocky River RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 491 · Ratio: 19:167
  • Clinton Elementary110 Clinton School RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 392 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster302 West Dunlap StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 107 · Ratio: 12:188
  • Erwin Elementary1477 Locustwood AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 47 · Ratio: 19:169
  • Lancaster High617 Normandy RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,527 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Mcdonald Green Elementary2763 Lynwood DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 489 · Ratio: 19:182
  • North Elementary1100 Roddey DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 695 · Ratio: 18:181
  • South Middle1551 Billings DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 608 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Southside Early Childhood Center500 Hampton RoadGrades: PK - PKStudents: 127 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.2%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school74.1%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college43.6%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.9%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.1%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters5.5%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waxhaw, NC10,87884%24%
Elgin, SC1,49978%14%
Richburg, SC34376%11%
Heath Springs, SC87371%5%
Kershaw, SC2,23970%3%
Lancaster, SC8,80170%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Delta, CO8,80144%35%
Lapeer, MI8,80160%12%
Madeira, OH8,80194%37%
Frostburg, MD8,80262%9%
Brandywine, MD8,79176%11%
Lancaster, SC8,80170%2%
Source: The Lancaster, 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.