Anderson school information

IndexAndersonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores50%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1793279,221
Total private schools936924,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963
The Anderson, SC educational system consists of 17 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Anderson public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 8% higher than than the South Carolina average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Anderson public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.7% have completed high school, 22.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Anderson are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Anderson.
  • 78.2% of people in Anderson have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.7% of people in Anderson have completed high school.
  • 22.7% of people in Anderson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Anderson

IndexAndersonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school76.7%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college53.3%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.7%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Due West, SC1,36072%46%
Central, SC5,18765%31%
Clemson, SC15,00862%26%
Iva, SC1,13757%16%
Williamston, SC4,09357%15%
Anderson, SC27,20650%2%

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New London, CT27,21829%40%
Deer Park, NY27,22347%5%
West Islip, NY27,23152%5%
Imperial Beach, CA27,18024%50%
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Anderson, SC27,20650%2%
Source: The Anderson, 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.