Seneca school information

IndexSenecaSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores51%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools893279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Seneca, SC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Seneca public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 10% higher than than the South Carolina average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Seneca public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 24.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Seneca are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Seneca.
  • 80.6% of people in Seneca have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Seneca have completed high school.
  • 24.8% of people in Seneca have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Seneca

IndexSenecaSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.8%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Central, SC5,18765%31%
Clemson, SC15,00862%26%
Walhalla, SC4,26356%13%
West Union, SC30554%9%
Pendleton, SC3,10753%7%
Seneca, SC8,22851%3%

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Fairview, TX8,23594%90%
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Seneca, SC8,22851%3%
Source: The Seneca, 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.