Lake City school information

IndexLake CitySouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores37%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools593279,221
Total private schools136924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Lake City, SC educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake City public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 21% lower than than the South Carolina average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake City public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.4% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake City are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lake City.
  • 75.0% of people in Lake City have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.4% of people in Lake City have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Lake City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake City

IndexLake CitySouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.0%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school70.4%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college39.2%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.9%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pamplico, SC1,18655%11%
Turbeville, SC1,01348%3%
Coward, SC73137%25%
Kingstree, SC3,23233%33%
Scranton, SC75530%40%
Lake City, SC6,75137%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ephraim, UT6,75152%5%
Taneytown, MD6,75532%34%
Morrilton, AR6,74623%52%
Marion, SC6,75629%42%
Bayville, NY6,74572%46%
Lake City, SC6,75137%25%
Source: The Lake City, 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.