Central school information

IndexCentralSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores65%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools393279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Central, SC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Central public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 39% higher than than the South Carolina average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Central public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 29.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.3% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Central are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Central.
  • 85.2% of people in Central have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Central have completed high school.
  • 29.0% of people in Central have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Central

IndexCentralSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clemson, SC15,00862%26%
West Union, SC30554%9%
Pendleton, SC3,10753%7%
Seneca, SC8,22851%3%
Anderson, SC27,20650%2%
Central, SC5,18765%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Scituate, MA5,18782%66%
Slinger, WI5,19070%42%
Waterloo, NY5,18452%6%
Abbeville, SC5,18459%20%
Byron, MN5,19152%5%
Central, SC5,18765%31%
Source: The Central, 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.