Clinton school information

IndexClintonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores46%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools693279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schools1967,963
The Clinton, SC educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Clinton public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 1% lower than than the South Carolina average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clinton public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.6% have completed high school, 20.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clinton are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Clinton.
  • 74.0% of people in Clinton have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.6% of people in Clinton have completed high school.
  • 20.1% of people in Clinton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clinton

IndexClintonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.0%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school71.6%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.1%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waterloo, SC12045%10%
Laurens, SC9,04644%10%
Whitmire, SC1,44438%22%
Gray Court, SC71638%23%
Newberry, SC10,33837%26%
Clinton, SC8,40946%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harrodsburg, KY8,40947%4%
Celebration, FL8,41065%32%
Delavan, WI8,41030%39%
Hollymead, VA8,41185%73%
North Sarasota, FL8,41243%13%
Clinton, SC8,40946%7%
Source: The Clinton, 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.