Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 46%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Lake City, SC School Districts

      • Florence School District 3

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Lake City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lake City, SC schools is 37%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Lake City, SC, an average of 75.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.