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  • Seaside Elementary
  • 1605 Woodland Drive, Garden City
  • Horry 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 644
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

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.

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%

Garden City, SC School Districts

Horry County School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Garden City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Garden City, SC schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Garden City, SC, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Garden City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Garden City, SC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Murrells Inlet, SC9,16192%86%
Socastee, SC22,78672%45%
Pawleys Island, SC6761%24%
Myrtle Beach, SC30,10658%17%
Forestbrook, SC5,21857%15%
Garden City, SC9,45652%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Anthony, NM9,45922%55%
Francisville, KY9,45264%30%
Milton, FL9,46255%12%
Reserve, LA9,44957%15%
New Port Richey East, FL9,46342%15%
Garden City, SC9,45652%5%
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.