Ridgeland school information

IndexRidgelandSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores37%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio33:116:116:1
Total public schools593279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Ridgeland, SC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ridgeland public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 21% lower than than the South Carolina average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ridgeland public schools is 33:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.1% have completed high school, 14.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ridgeland are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Ridgeland.
  • 72.9% of people in Ridgeland have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.1% of people in Ridgeland have completed high school.
  • 14.8% of people in Ridgeland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ridgeland

IndexRidgelandSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade72.9%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school72.1%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.4%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.8%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rincon, GA9,69052%5%
Burton, SC7,64843%12%
Laurel Bay, SC6,65125%50%
Yemassee, SC87322%55%
Hardeeville, SC4,78916%67%
Ridgeland, SC4,11637%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lawrenceville, NJ4,11650%2%
Crawfordville, FL4,11554%11%
Polk City, IA4,11594%90%
Orange, MA4,11750%1%
Waverly, TN4,11558%19%
Ridgeland, SC4,11637%25%
Source: The Ridgeland, 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.