Orangeburg school information

IndexOrangeburgSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores23%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1193279,221
Total private schools736924,874
Total post-secondary schools5967,963
The Orangeburg, SC educational system consists of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Orangeburg public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 50% lower than than the South Carolina average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Orangeburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 26.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Orangeburg are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Orangeburg.
  • 84.5% of people in Orangeburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Orangeburg have completed high school.
  • 26.6% of people in Orangeburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Orangeburg

IndexOrangeburgSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.3%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.6%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Matthews, SC2,03455%11%
Bamberg, SC3,45654%9%
Brookdale, SC4,17442%15%
Cordova, SC18440%19%
North, SC79532%35%
Orangeburg, SC13,47823%53%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waimalu, HI13,47872%46%
St. Simons, GA13,48059%20%
Grover Beach, CA13,48434%32%
Brecksville, OH13,47091%85%
South Park Township, PA13,47068%39%
Orangeburg, SC13,47823%53%
Source: The Orangeburg, 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.