West Columbia school information

IndexWest ColumbiaSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores50%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1393279,235
Total private schools636924,875
Total post-secondary schools1967,965

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  • The average school test scores in West Columbia are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in West Columbia.
  • 83.8% of people in West Columbia have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.7% of people in West Columbia have completed high school.
  • 32.6% of people in West Columbia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Columbia

IndexWest ColumbiaSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%82.1%83.8%
Completed high school80.7%80.6%82.4%
Completed some college60.1%55.0%58.4%
Completed associate degree38.6%34.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors32.6%25.3%29.3%
Completed masters12.0%9.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chapin, SC1,45978%58%
Lake Murray of Richland, SC5,47569%40%
Lexington, SC19,00765%32%
Irmo, SC11,51858%18%
Forest Acres, SC10,53355%13%
West Columbia, SC15,62350%1%

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Siloam Springs, AR15,61437%25%
Grandville, MI15,61354%10%
New Haven, IN15,61263%27%
Alamo, CA15,63979%60%
New Territory, TX15,64095%94%
West Columbia, SC15,62350%1%
Source: The West Columbia, 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.