Garden City school information

IndexGarden CitySouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools193279,221
Total private schools136924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Garden City, SC educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Garden City public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 11% higher than than the South Carolina average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garden City public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.7% have completed high school, 22.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Garden City are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Garden City.
  • 88.0% of people in Garden City have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.7% of people in Garden City have completed high school.
  • 22.7% of people in Garden City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garden City

IndexGarden CitySouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.7%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.4%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.7%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Garden City, SC9,45652%5%

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Source: The Garden City, 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.