Spartanburg school information

IndexSpartanburgSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores39%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools3193279,221
Total private schools1336924,874
Total post-secondary schools8967,963
The Spartanburg, SC educational system consists of 31 public schools, 13 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Spartanburg public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 17% lower than than the South Carolina average and 22% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Spartanburg public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.9% have completed high school, 27.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Spartanburg are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 31 public schools in Spartanburg.
  • 80.2% of people in Spartanburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.9% of people in Spartanburg have completed high school.
  • 27.6% of people in Spartanburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Spartanburg

IndexSpartanburgSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade80.2%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school78.9%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college56.3%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.9%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.6%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodruff, SC4,12762%26%
Boiling Springs, SC8,94556%14%
Inman, SC2,18955%12%
Roebuck, SC2,54655%11%
Duncan, SC3,28353%8%
Spartanburg, SC37,57039%22%

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Source: The Spartanburg, 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.