Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 25%
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Anderson school information

IndexAndersonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools1793279,221
Total private schools936924,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Anderson are 7% 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%

      Anderson, SC School Districts

      • Anderson School District 5

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Anderson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Anderson, SC schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Anderson, SC, an average of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Clemson, SC15,00877%59.0%
      Due West, SC1,36072%49.6%
      Iva, SC1,13763%31.4%
      Central, SC5,18763%31.3%
      West Pelzer, SC96961%25.7%
      Anderson, SC27,20652%7.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Deer Park, NY27,22369%44.1%
      West Islip, NY27,23162%28.8%
      Lindenhurst, NY27,23462%27.8%
      Thomasville, NC27,17839%18.5%
      Alton, IL27,17521%55.5%
      Anderson, SC27,20652%7.3%
      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.