Greenwood school information

IndexGreenwoodSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores42%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1693279,221
Total private schools436924,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963
The Greenwood, SC educational system consists of 16 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Greenwood public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 9% lower than than the South Carolina average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Greenwood public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.7% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Greenwood are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Greenwood.
  • 71.9% of people in Greenwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.7% of people in Greenwood have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Greenwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Greenwood

IndexGreenwoodSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade71.9%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school69.7%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.6%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Greenwood, 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.