Greer school information

IndexGreerSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores62%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools1293279,221
Total private schools136924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Greer, SC educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Greer public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 35% higher than than the South Carolina average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Greer public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.2% have completed high school, 32.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Greer are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Greer.
  • 83.4% of people in Greer have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Greer have completed high school.
  • 32.7% of people in Greer have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Greer

IndexGreerSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.4%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college61.5%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.7%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Five Forks, SC16,92971%43%
Powdersville, SC8,88869%40%
Wade Hampton, SC20,67363%27%
Woodruff, SC4,12762%26%
Taylors, SC22,71962%26%
Greer, SC27,73962%27%

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Greer, SC27,73962%27%
Source: The Greer, 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.