Georgetown school information

IndexGeorgetownSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores34%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools893279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Georgetown, SC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Georgetown public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 27% lower than than the South Carolina average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Georgetown public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.8% have completed high school, 12.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Georgetown are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Georgetown.
  • 82.0% of people in Georgetown have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.8% of people in Georgetown have completed high school.
  • 12.8% of people in Georgetown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Georgetown

IndexGeorgetownSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.7%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.8%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Murrells Inlet, SC9,16192%86%
Pawleys Island, SC6761%24%
Georgetown, SC9,07134%31%

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Hondo, TX9,07169%41%
Smithville, MO9,06963%28%
Picnic Point, WA9,06853%7%
Newark, NY9,06835%28%
Berkeley, MO9,06819%61%
Georgetown, SC9,07134%31%
Source: The Georgetown, 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.