Darlington school information

IndexDarlingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores43%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools893279,221
Total private schools136924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Darlington, SC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Darlington 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 Darlington public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.9% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Darlington are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Darlington.
  • 76.5% of people in Darlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.9% of people in Darlington have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Darlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Darlington

IndexDarlingtonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade76.5%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.9%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Hartsville, SC7,81652%5%
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Darlington, SC6,18543%12%

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Darlington, SC6,18543%12%
Source: The Darlington, 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.