Great Falls school information

IndexGreat FallsSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores37%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools393279,221
Total private schoolsn/a36924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Great Falls, SC educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Great Falls public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 20% lower than than the South Carolina average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Great Falls public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.0% have completed high school, 16.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Great Falls are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Great Falls.
  • 71.8% of people in Great Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.0% of people in Great Falls have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Great Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Great Falls

IndexGreat FallsSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade71.8%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school70.0%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.7%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Richburg, SC58557%15%
Lancaster, SC8,97147%5%
Elgin town, SC1,52544%11%
Heath Springs, SC77443%13%
Winnsboro, SC3,37632%35%
Great Falls, SC2,03037%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wakarusa, IN2,03078%58%
Port Barre, LA2,03067%35%
Cordova, AL2,03037%25%
Imperial, NE2,02977%56%
Brookwood, AL2,02939%21%
Great Falls, SC2,03037%24%
Source: The Great Falls, 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.