Simpsonville school information

IndexSimpsonvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores61%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:116:116:1
Total public schools1293279,221
Total private schools336924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Simpsonville, SC educational system consists of 12 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Simpsonville public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 32% higher than than the South Carolina average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Simpsonville public schools is 21:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.1% have completed high school, 32.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Simpsonville are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Simpsonville.
  • 87.7% of people in Simpsonville have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.1% of people in Simpsonville have completed high school.
  • 32.9% of people in Simpsonville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Simpsonville

IndexSimpsonvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college63.7%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Five Forks, SC16,92971%43%
Powdersville, SC8,88869%40%
Wade Hampton, SC20,67363%27%
Greer, SC27,73962%27%
Woodruff, SC4,12762%26%
Simpsonville, SC20,18361%25%

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Cartersville, GA20,16938%22%
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Simpsonville, SC20,18361%25%
Source: The Simpsonville, 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.