Avg. test scores 26%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 14%

Myrtle Beach school information

IndexMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1893279,221
Total private schools636924,874
Total post-secondary schools2967,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Myrtle Beach are 26% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Myrtle Beach
  • 83.0% of people in Myrtle Beach have completed 8th grade
  • 81.8% of people in Myrtle Beach have completed high school
  • 26.1% of people in Myrtle Beach have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Myrtle Beach

      IndexMyrtle BeachSouth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.0%83.0%84.3%
      Completed high school81.8%81.6%83.0%
      Completed some college57.8%56.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.8%35.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.1%26.5%30.3%
      Completed masters8.9%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%2.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

      Myrtle Beach, SC School Districts

      • Horry County School District

      There are a total of 18 public schools, 6 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Myrtle Beach. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Myrtle Beach, SC schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Myrtle Beach, SC, an average of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Murrells Inlet, SC9,16182%69%
      Garden City, SC9,45673%52%
      North Myrtle Beach, SC15,20167%39%
      Little River, SC9,23960%25%
      Conway, SC20,63151%6%
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,10661%26%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Helena, MT30,10250%4%
      Holly Springs, NC30,12662%28%
      Lawrenceville, GA30,12748%1%
      New Bern, NC30,07540%17%
      Post Falls, ID30,15751%5%
      Myrtle Beach, SC30,10661%26%
      Source: The Myrtle Beach, 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.