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Avg. test scores 49%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 59%

Gaston school information

IndexGastonSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools293279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gaston are 49% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Gaston
  • 78.7% of people in Gaston have completed 8th grade
  • 74.9% of people in Gaston have completed high school
  • 12.5% of people in Gaston have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gaston

      IndexGastonSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.7%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school74.9%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college47.3%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.3%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.5%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters2.8%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.2%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

      Gaston, SC School Districts

      • Lexington School District 4

      There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Gaston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gaston, SC schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Gaston, SC, an average of 78.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lexington, SC20,31565%32%
      Forest Acres, SC10,57155%13%
      West Columbia, SC15,94750%1%
      Cayce, SC13,68449%0%
      Swansea, SC89347%5%
      Gaston, SC1,38825%49%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Toulon, IL1,38831%37%
      Reynolds, GA1,38835%29%
      Rolla, ND1,38846%7%
      Medford, MN1,38852%6%
      Loma, CO1,38922%55%
      Gaston, SC1,38825%49%
      Source: The Gaston, 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.