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Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 4%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Central, SC School Districts

      • Pickens County School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Central. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Central, SC schools is 65%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Central, SC, an average of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.7% have completed high school.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Scituate, MA5,18782%66%
      Abbeville, SC5,18459%20%
      Slinger, WI5,19070%42%
      Waterloo, NY5,18452%6%
      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.