Avg. test scores 21%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 31%
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Bluffton school information

IndexBlufftonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores58%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools493279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bluffton are 21% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Bluffton
  • 90.0% of people in Bluffton have completed 8th grade
  • 89.5% of people in Bluffton have completed high school
  • 39.8% of people in Bluffton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bluffton

      IndexBlufftonSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade90.0%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school89.5%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college72.6%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree48.6%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors39.8%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters16.6%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

      Bluffton, SC School Districts

      • Beaufort County School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Bluffton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bluffton, SC schools is 58%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Bluffton, SC, an average of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 89.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hilton Head Island, SC39,65157%17.9%
      Beaufort, SC13,07447%3.1%
      Port Royal, SC11,89142%12.7%
      Savannah, GA144,71730%36.9%
      Hardeeville, SC4,78923%51.7%
      Bluffton, SC15,76558%20.6%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Republic, MO15,76659%21.6%
      Ladson, SC15,77639%18.5%
      St. John, IN15,77764%32.0%
      Grosse Pointe Woods, MI15,78556%15.3%
      Great Falls, VA15,78694%94.3%
      Bluffton, SC15,76558%20.6%
      Source: The Bluffton, 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.