Goose Creek school information

IndexGoose CreekSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores52%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools1493279,221
Total private schools336924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Goose Creek, SC educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Goose Creek public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 13% higher than than the South Carolina average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Goose Creek public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.6% have completed high school, 26.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Goose Creek are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Goose Creek.
  • 88.4% of people in Goose Creek have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in Goose Creek have completed high school.
  • 26.4% of people in Goose Creek have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Goose Creek

IndexGoose CreekSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.6%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college66.9%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.4%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Goose Creek, 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.