Burton school information

IndexBurtonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores43%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools393279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Burton, SC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Burton public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 7% lower than than the South Carolina average and 12% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burton public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.9% have completed high school, 15.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burton are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Burton.
  • 83.2% of people in Burton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Burton have completed high school.
  • 15.7% of people in Burton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burton

IndexBurtonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.9%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.4%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.7%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Burton (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Royal, SC11,89157%15%
Bluffton, SC15,76551%4%
Beaufort, SC13,07446%6%
Ridgeland, SC4,11637%25%
Laurel Bay, SC6,65125%50%
Burton, SC7,64843%12%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waikele, HI7,64847%5%
Ivins, UT7,64639%21%
West Slope, OR7,65075%52%
Summit, WA7,64649%1%
Gold River, CA7,65264%30%
Burton, SC7,64843%12%
Source: The Burton, 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.