South Carolina Education


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South Carolina offers a diverse education system, with excellent schools in both urban and rural areas. The South Carolina State Department of Education is dedicated to providing quality learning opportunities for students of all ages. The state's public school system provides a comprehensive K-12 curricula including Advanced Placement courses for high schoolers. Additionally, many private and home-based schools also offer a variety of educational options for students in the state. South Carolina also boasts some of the best colleges and universities in the nation, including Clemson University and Furman University. All schools in the state are rated by the South Carolina Department of Education, which assesses them based on graduation rate, college readiness, student performance on tests, and other factors. With such an emphasis on education, it's no wonder that South Carolina continues to be one of the best states in terms of educational excellence and outcomes.

South Carolina schools spend $11,376 per student (The US average is $12,383). There are 16 pupils per teacher, 562 students per librarian, and 393 children per counselor.

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As a 20 year resident of South Carolina, I can say, that it unfortunately as a whole isn’t the hospitable, friendly, nice, safe, or the wonderful picture many people  More

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As an adult child now absorbing responsibilities for elderly parents; options must be addressed. Cost of Living is required long-term. We discovered South Carolina's  More

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Over 7 years ago

The Upstate (Greenville, Clemson, etc) is very nice ... lots to do and the weather, food and people seem to compare well to the Low  More

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