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  • Lake City High
  • P.o. Drawer 1569, Lake City
  • Florence 03
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 888
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • J. Paul Truluck Intermediate
  • P.o. Drawer 1239, Lake City
  • Florence 03
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 283
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Ronald E. Mcnair Junior High
  • P.o. Box 1209, Lake City
  • Florence 03
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 551
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Main Street Elementary
  • P.o. Box 1509, Lake City
  • Florence 03
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Lake City Early Childhood Center
  • P.o. Box 1717, Lake City
  • Florence 03
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

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.

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.

To customize your list of Lake City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Lake City, SC schools.

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.