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  • Felton Laboratory Charter School
  • P.o. Box 2349, Orangeburg
  • Felton Lab Sch SC H24
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 125
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
  • Marshall Elementary
  • 1441 Marshall Street, Orangeburg
  • Orangeburg 05
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 828
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
  • William J. Clark Middle School
  • 919 Bennett Avenue, Orangeburg
  • Orangeburg 05
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 684
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Sheridan Elementary
  • 1139 Hillsboro Road, Orangeburg
  • Orangeburg 05
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 522
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Mellichamp Elementary
  • 350 Murray Road, Orangeburg
  • Orangeburg 05
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 489
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Garden City Preparatory Academy For Boys
  • 1195 St. Matthews Road, Orangeburg
  • SC Public Charter School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 45
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1

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.

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%

Orangeburg, SC School Districts

Orangeburg School District 5

There are a total of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Orangeburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Orangeburg, SC schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Orangeburg, SC, an average of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Orangeburg 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 Orangeburg, SC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

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.