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Places With The Best Education System In South Carolina 2018

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  • Murrells Inlet, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,161
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  • Tega Cay, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,026
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  • Five Forks, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,929
  • Life in Five Forks, South Carolina is as fine as wine, as the saying goes. My family has lived here for three generations now, and we think it is one of the best areas in the state of South Carolina to
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  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 77,907
  • This town is perfectly situated between historic downtown Charleston, Sullivan's Island, and Isle of Palms. Mt. Perfect has great schools, convenient amenities, plethora of shopping, and fabulous
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  • Socastee, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,786
  • I live in the Socastee area and you can't find a better option for the cost of living. Socastee is in the Myrtle Beach area, easily accessed from Conway via Highway 544 or taking Highway 17 and turning
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  • Lake Murray of Richland, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,798
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  • Fort Mill, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,181
  • I have lived in Fort Mill, SC for 5 years. I recently moved to The Greens Luxury apartments. Within the first month there my on-site storage unit was broken into and valuable possessions were stolen.
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  • Powdersville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,888
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  • Lexington, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,315
  • Lexington ain't like the rest of the South. My Southern accent actually went away over a decade ago, but thinking about home in Carolina manages to bring just the right of ain't back into my heart. If
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  • Central, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,187
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  • Clemson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,008
  • My husband and I just passed the 30-year mark of living in Clemson, South Carolina. We have loved every single minute of living here and we can't recommend it highly enough. Some of our friends and
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  • Hanahan, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,710
  • I came to the Charleston-Goose Creek area for Veterans Affairs visits, but it's also an important place to the Navy. Although the port city isn't military-dominated anymore, it still has a few important
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  • Wade Hampton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,673
  • There are so many charming towns in South Carolina, but Wade Hampton captures the image of a regal Southern town in spectacular ways. Walk around town and you'll see beautiful trees with Spanish moss
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  • Mauldin, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,723
  • I work in the tech industry, and the Greenville is an amazing area for tech growth. Unfortunately, anyone who was interested in tech and wanted to stay home in South Carolina has the same
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  • Greer, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,739
  • I've lived in a few parts of South Carolina, and Greer is one of the most charming towns. If you work in tech and want to enjoy weather of northern South Carolina--along with the lower South Carolina
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  • Simpsonville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,183
  • Greenville continues to become a great powerhouse of technology for South Carolina, and Simpsonville is coming up with it. Living in Simpsonville, SC gives you access to amazing views and beautiful
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  • Taylors, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,719
  • Taylors is a comfortable and calm town in South Carolina that looks out to the hills that tread carefully into North Carolina. I'm a South Carolina native, and the one thing I appreciate more than
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  • Irmo, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,851
  • Irmo, SC is a beautiful town in the Columbia area. It’s just 20 minutes away from Columbia proper, but a lot of Columbia businesses are just 10 or 15 minutes away. Irmo is just a few minutes away from
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  • Clover, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,593
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  • Lake Wylie, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,472
  • Lake Wylie, SC is simply one of the best places to live, I have lived here for several years and love it. If you love living life on a beautiful lake, this is the place for you. Lake Wylie offers many
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  • Forestbrook, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,218
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  • Port Royal, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,891
  • As a homeowner in Port Royal, South Carolina, I can vouch that this place is wonderful. If you are a member of the military and need a home close to the base here, then consider this community. The homes
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  • Myrtle Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,106
  • We moved to SC eight years ago from the suburbs of Washington, DC. I never anticipated that I would miss living near a city so much, so this review is biased in the sense that I would prefer living
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  • Forest Acres, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,571
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  • Summerville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 47,919
  • Bad drivers. They tailgate, and are aggressive. When you're waiting at a red light people will stare at you. Summerville is like the rest of the Charleston area, unmindful of their driving and a sense
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  • Abbeville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,184
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  • Greenville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,776
  • I must say. This city is the biggest, in the small state of SC. It has had an upgrade or makeover to fool you, asthetically. Just like the fake majority of people that occupy it. It is the center of the
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  • Boiling Springs, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,945
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  • Hilton Head Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,651
  • Living in Hilton Head can be a headache from April through October when weekenders and vacationers pour onto the island causing the population to tripple. Only 20 miles from Savanna, GA, I can always
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  • James Island, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,844
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  • Little River, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,239
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  • Woodfield, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,526
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  • Berea, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,497
  • Berea is a very welcoming community and the people are very friendly. It is a conservative town, but my neighbors are very nice. We have a very diverse community and the community continues to grow.
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  • Lugoff, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,103
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  • Goose Creek, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 40,553
  • I've lived in Goose Creek most of my life and think it's a settled, quiet, safe, place to live. Not much exciting here but if you are wanting to escape cold winters or over- population it might be worth
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  • North Augusta, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,310
  • Church steeples, tall trees, and beautiful homes! Living in North Augusta, SC is like sitting in the epicenter of South Carolina's blazing business growth. South Carolina is getting another amazing
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  • Garden City, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,456
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  • Valley Falls, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,805
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  • Bluffton, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,765
  • Bluffton, South Carolina looks like something you would see on a postcard or a watercolor painting of a pretty little small town full of charm. Everywhere you look there's something to see. Living in
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  • Hartsville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,816
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  • Moncks Corner, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,300
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  • Piedmont, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,940
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  • North Myrtle Beach, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,201
  • I moved to North Myrtle Beach in SC about two years ago. It was the best decision I ever made because I have always loved being at the beach. While this is part of the Myrtle Beach area, it's not as
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  • Seneca, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,228
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  • Batesburg-Leesville, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,273
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  • Cayce, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,684
  • Cayce, South Carolina is a great place to live. I have lived here for 2 years and enjoy this area. I had to relocate for my job and I chose Cayce because of the easiness in which I can commute to
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  • Charleston, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 129,888
  • Charleston and the surrounding areas or counties, no matter how much they build or the events they put on will always display their hidden racism. White Supremacy is alive and well here. Just go to
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  • West Columbia, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,947
  • Sadly, West Columbus, South Carolina is one of those places you really want to like, but you can't. One would think that living in South Carolina itself would be a pleasant experience. However, after
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  • Anderson, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,206
  • I moved to South Carolina in 1998 and I've been living in Anderson for the last 3 years. I enjoy the small town atmosphere in Anderson, South Carolina. The culture here is very friendly and you have all
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  • Camden, SC
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,017

Moving to a new city in South Carolina is a stressful process. Combine that with having to find a new school for your kids and stress levels can reach epic proportions! As they say “education is the cornerstone of our society” so you want to be sure that you find the right school for your children. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of cities with the best education system in South Carolina with a minimum of 5,000 people.

Your children’s academic success can depend on your choice of education system. Finding the right city with the best education system in South Carolina is no easy task. The quality of education varies from state to state, city to city and even district to district. In creating this list, we wanted to take into account more than just test scores. Although we do believe that standardized test scores are important we also wanted to factor in classroom sizes and graduation rates.

To further narrow down your list of the cities with the best education system in South Carolina, you can use the filters above. This will allow you to filter based on cities or neighborhoods, city size as well as home and rent prices to ensure that the cities fall within your housing budget. You can also filter based on other important categories that may be important to you like amenities, cost of living, crime, employment, housing and weather.