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Avg. test scores 7%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 3%

Florence school information

IndexFlorenceSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores46%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1993279,221
Total private schools1636924,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Florence are 7% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Florence
  • 87.8% of people in Florence have completed 8th grade
  • 87.0% of people in Florence have completed high school
  • 31.2% of people in Florence have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Florence, SC Schools

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      Education level achieved in Florence

      IndexFlorenceSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade87.8%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school87.0%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college62.3%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.9%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors31.2%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters11.9%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.1%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

      Florence, SC School Districts

      • Florence School District 1

      There are a total of 19 public schools, 16 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Florence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Florence, SC schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Florence, SC, an average of 87.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Pamplico, SC1,18655%11%
      Darlington, SC6,18543%12%
      Coward, SC73137%25%
      Timmonsville, SC2,12922%55%
      Florence, SC38,22146%7%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chelsea, MA38,24440%18%
      Friendswood, TX38,27286%75%
      Carpentersville, IL38,27523%54%
      Montclair, CA38,29426%47%
      Northglenn, CO38,12827%45%
      Florence, SC38,22146%7%
      Source: The Florence, 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.