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80%
  • Buford High
  • 4290 Tabernacle Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 649
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
76%
  • Lancaster High
  • 617 Normandy Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,374
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Discovery Charter Of Lancaster
  • 302 West Dunlap Street, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 107
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
44%
  • Buford Middle School
  • 1890 North Rocky River Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 427
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
44%
  • Buford Elementary
  • 1906 North Rocky River Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 755
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
43%
  • North Elementary
  • 1100 Roddey Drive, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • Mcdonald Green Elementary
  • 2763 Lynwood Drive, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 515
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
29%
  • A. R. Rucker Middle School
  • 422 Old Dixie Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 536
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
15%
  • Clinton Elementary
  • 110 Clinton School Road, Lancaster
  • Lancaster 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
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Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores47%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1493279,221
Total private schools236924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Lancaster, SC educational system consists of 14 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lancaster public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 1% higher than than the South Carolina average and 5% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lancaster public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.4% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.8%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school75.4%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Lancaster, SC School Districts

Lancaster County School District

There are a total of 14 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Lancaster. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lancaster, SC schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Lancaster, SC, an average of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Lancaster 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 Lancaster, SC schools.

Source: The Lancaster, 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.