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  • Colleton County High
  • 150 Cougar Nation Drive, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Forest Hills Elementary
  • 633 Hiers Corner Road, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 727
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Northside Elementary
  • 1929 Industrial Road, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: 1 - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Hendersonville Elementary
  • 6089 Hendersonville Highway, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Colleton County Middle School
  • 1379 Tuskegee Airmen Drive, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,377
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Black Street Early Childhood Center
  • 256 Smith Street, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Thunderbolt Career And Technology Center
  • 1069 Thunderbolt Road, Walterboro
  • Colleton 01
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Walterboro school information

IndexWalterboroSouth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores38%46%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools893279,221
Total private schools436924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a967,963
The Walterboro, SC educational system consists of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Walterboro public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 18% lower than than the South Carolina average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walterboro public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in South Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.4% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Walterboro

IndexWalterboroSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school77.4%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.1%1.3%

Walterboro, SC School Districts

Colleton County School District

There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Walterboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Walterboro, SC schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Walterboro, SC, an average of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Walterboro 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 Walterboro, SC schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cottageville, SC85127%46%
Yemassee, SC87322%55%
Walterboro, SC5,28738%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Huntertown, IN5,28679%61%
Lake Wildwood, CA5,28939%22%
Schuylkill Haven, PA5,28950%2%
Morganville, NJ5,28474%49%
South Amherst, MA5,28358%17%
Walterboro, SC5,28738%23%
Source: The Walterboro, 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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