Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 50%
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Greenville school information

IndexGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools5093279,221
Total private schools3736924,874
Total post-secondary schools8967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Greenville are 11% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 50 public schools in Greenville
  • 86.6% of people in Greenville have completed 8th grade
  • 85.5% of people in Greenville have completed high school
  • 45.5% of people in Greenville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Greenville

      IndexGreenvilleSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade86.6%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school85.5%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college69.5%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.8%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors45.5%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters18.0%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.9%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

      Greenville, SC School Districts

      • Greenville County School District

      There are a total of 50 public schools, 37 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Greenville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Greenville, SC schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Greenville, SC, an average of 86.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Taylors, SC22,71971%48.0%
      Mauldin, SC24,72369%42.4%
      Greer, SC27,73964%32.7%
      Simpsonville, SC20,18363%31.3%
      West Pelzer, SC96961%25.7%
      Greenville, SC62,77654%11.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      South Jordan, UT62,75149%1.2%
      Bowling Green, KY62,82448%0.1%
      Waltham, MA62,69949%1.5%
      Cheyenne, WY62,87947%1.8%
      Bethesda, MD62,60877%60.5%
      Greenville, SC62,77654%11.5%
      Source: The Greenville, 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.