Avg. test scores 4%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 43%

Aiken school information

IndexAikenSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores47%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools1593279,221
Total private schools1036924,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Aiken are 4% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Aiken
  • 87.9% of people in Aiken have completed 8th grade
  • 87.4% of people in Aiken have completed high school
  • 43.5% of people in Aiken have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Aiken

      IndexAikenSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.9%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school87.4%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college68.2%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree49.8%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors43.5%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters19.1%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.1%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

      Aiken, SC School Districts

      • Aiken County School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Aiken. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Aiken, SC schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Aiken, SC, an average of 87.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Augusta, SC22,31052%6%
      Burnettown, SC2,76750%1%
      Belvedere, SC5,71448%3%
      Warrenville, SC1,17338%24%
      Gloverville, SC2,79635%30%
      Aiken, SC30,40347%4%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Algonquin, IL30,41351%3%
      Ballwin, MO30,43173%47%
      Westfield, NJ30,43860%22%
      Manchester, CT30,36436%26%
      Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
      Aiken, SC30,40347%4%
      Source: The Aiken, 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.