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73%
  • Crestwood High
  • 2000 Oswego Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Sumter High
  • 2580 Mccray's Mill Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,341
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
41%
  • Alice Drive Elementary
  • 251 Alice Drive, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 779
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
41%
  • Millwood Elementary
  • 24 Pinewood Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 686
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
33%
  • Willow Drive Elementary
  • 26 Willow Drive, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 643
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • R. E. Davis Elementary
  • 345 Eastern School Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • Mayewood Middle School
  • 4300 East Brewington Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
32%
  • Kingsbury Elementary
  • 825 Kingsbury Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 792
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
31%
  • Alice Drive Middle School
  • 40 Miller Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 823
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
27%
  • Wilder Elementary
  • 975 South Main Street, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Lemira Elementary
  • 952 Fulton Street, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 559
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
25%
  • Bates Middle School
  • 715 Estate Street, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 702
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
19%
  • Crosswell Drive Elementary
  • 301 Crosswell Drive, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Chestnut Oaks Middle School
  • 1200 Oswego Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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  • Sumter Career And Technology Center
  • 2612 Mccray's Mill Road, Sumter
  • Sumter 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Sumter school information

IndexSumterSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores35%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools2293279,221
Total private schools936924,874
Total post-secondary schools3967,963
The Sumter, SC educational system consists of 22 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Sumter public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 24% lower than than the South Carolina average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sumter public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 26.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Sumter

IndexSumterSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college60.6%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.1%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.1%1.3%

Sumter, SC School Districts

Sumter County Consolidated School District

There are a total of 22 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Sumter. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sumter, SC schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Sumter, SC, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Sumter 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 Sumter, SC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lakewood, SC2,82164%29%
Alcolu, SC47750%2%
Dalzell, SC3,44333%33%
Pinewood, SC49032%36%
Cherryvale, SC2,14825%50%
Sumter, SC40,76035%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
The Colony, TX40,75779%60%
Covington, KY40,76635%30%
Campbell, CA40,78853%8%
Cedar Falls, IA40,82886%75%
Quincy, IL40,68924%52%
Sumter, SC40,76035%28%
Source: The Sumter, 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.
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