Surfside Beach school information

IndexSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a46%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a93279,221
Total private schools136924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Surfside Beach, SC educational system consists of n/a public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Surfside Beach public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the South Carolina average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Surfside Beach public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 34.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Surfside Beach are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Surfside Beach.
  • 90.8% of people in Surfside Beach have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Surfside Beach have completed high school.
  • 34.2% of people in Surfside Beach have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Surfside Beach

IndexSurfside BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college69.3%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.8%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.2%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Surfside Beach, SC4,195n/a 

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Surfside Beach, SC4,195n/a 
Source: The Surfside Beach, 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.