Avg. test scores 3%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 6%
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Beaufort school information

IndexBeaufortSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores47%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1093279,221
Total private schools736924,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Beaufort are 3% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Beaufort
  • 89.3% of people in Beaufort have completed 8th grade
  • 88.9% of people in Beaufort have completed high school
  • 32.1% of people in Beaufort have completed a bachelors degree

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      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 47%. 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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Bluffton, SC15,76558%20.6%
      Port Royal, SC11,89142%12.7%
      Beaufort, SC13,07447%3.1%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Endicott, NY13,07344%7.8%
      La Grande, OR13,07947%3.4%
      Boerne, TX13,06659%22.1%
      Andrews, TX13,08747%3.2%
      Atlantic Beach, FL13,08969%43.0%
      Beaufort, SC13,07447%3.1%
      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.