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83%
  • Beaufort High
  • 84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,365
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
51%
  • Coosa Elementary
  • 45 Middle Road, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
51%
  • Beaufort Elementary
  • 1800 Prince Street, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 537
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
48%
  • Bridges Preparatory School
  • P.o. Box 2120, Beaufort
  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Grades: KG - 7 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
42%
  • Beaufort Middle School
  • 2501 Mossy Oaks Boulevard, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 558
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Mossy Oaks Elementary
  • 2510 Mossy Oaks Boulevard, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 403
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Lowcountry Montessori School
  • 749 Broad River Drive, Beaufort
  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 248
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
37%
  • Lady's Island Middle School
  • 30 Cougar Drive, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
30%
  • Lady's Island Elementary
  • 73 Chowan Creek Bluff, Beaufort
  • Beaufort 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 330
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Beaufort school information

IndexBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores46%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1093279,221
Total private schools736924,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Beaufort, SC educational system consists of 10 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Beaufort public schools have average test scores of 46% which is equal to than the South Carolina average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Beaufort public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 32.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Beaufort

IndexBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.3%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college70.3%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.1%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

Beaufort, SC School Districts

Beaufort County School District

There are a total of 10 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Beaufort. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Beaufort, SC schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Beaufort, SC, an average of 89.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Beaufort schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Beaufort, SC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Royal, SC11,89157%15%
Bluffton, SC15,76551%4%
Burton, SC7,64843%12%
Laurel Bay, SC6,65125%50%
Beaufort, SC13,07446%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Endicott, NY13,07345%9%
La Grande, OR13,07945%9%
Boerne, TX13,06682%66%
Andrews, TX13,08762%27%
Atlantic Beach, FL13,08962%26%
Beaufort, SC13,07446%6%
Source: The Beaufort, 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.