Top 15 High Schools in SC (According to US News & World Report)

See full list here, from US News and World Report.

State Rank
School
Students / Teachers
College Readiness
Mathematics
(Avg. Proficiency)
English
(Avg. Proficiency)

#1

Academic Magnet High School

5109A WEST ENTERPRISE ST

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

Charleston County School District

#7 Nationally Ranked

14:1

Near SC Avg

610 Students

44 Teachers

100.0

Above SC Avg

100% Tested (AP®)

100% Passed (AP®)

4.0

Above SC Avg

100% Proficient

0% Not Proficient

4.0

Above SC Avg

100% Proficient

0% Not Proficient

#2

Governor's School for Arts and Humanities

15 UNIVERSITY ST

GREENVILLE, SC 29601

Governor's School for Arts and Humanities

#87 Nationally Ranked

N/A

N/A

231 Students

N/A Teachers

2.2

Above SC Avg

91% Tested (AP®)

79% Passed (AP®)

3.8

Above SC Avg

92% Proficient

8% Not Proficient

3.9

Above SC Avg

100% Proficient

0% Not Proficient

#3

Charleston County School of the Arts

5109B WEST ENTERPRISE ST

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

Charleston County School District

#493 Nationally Ranked

15:1

Near SC Avg

1,080 Students

71 Teachers

52.7

Above SC Avg

62% Tested (AP®)

50% Passed (AP®)

3.4

Above SC Avg

85% Proficient

15% Not Proficient

3.8

Above SC Avg

95% Proficient

5% Not Proficient

#4

Eastside High

1300 BRUSHY CREEK RD

TAYLORS, SC 29687

Greenville County Schools

#808 Nationally Ranked

20:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,315 Students

67 Teachers

43.6

Above SC Avg

60% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

3.0

Above SC Avg

67% Proficient

33% Not Proficient

3.3

Above SC Avg

81% Proficient

19% Not Proficient

#5

Nation Ford High

1400 A.O. JONES BLVD

FORT MILL, SC 29715

York 04

#946 Nationally Ranked

16:1

Near SC Avg

1,518 Students

97 Teachers

40.6

Above SC Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

3.3

Above SC Avg

80% Proficient

20% Not Proficient

3.3

Above SC Avg

81% Proficient

19% Not Proficient

#6

Dutch Fork High School

1400 OLD TAMAH RD

IRMO, SC 29063

Lexington 05

#949 Nationally Ranked

16:1

Near SC Avg

2,112 Students

129 Teachers

40.6

Above SC Avg

48% Tested (AP®)

38% Passed (AP®)

3.2

Above SC Avg

78% Proficient

22% Not Proficient

3.3

Above SC Avg

81% Proficient

19% Not Proficient

#7

Dreher High

3319 MILLWOOD AVE

COLUMBIA, SC 29205

Richland 01

#1143 Nationally Ranked

16:1

Near SC Avg

1,142 Students

73 Teachers

37.0

Above SC Avg

47% Tested (AP®)

34% Passed (AP®)

2.9

Above SC Avg

65% Proficient

35% Not Proficient

3.1

Above SC Avg

71% Proficient

29% Not Proficient

#8

Socastee High

4900 SOCASTEE BLVD

MYRTLE BEACH, SC 29588

Horry 01

#1302 Nationally Ranked

17:1

Near SC Avg

1,475 Students

87 Teachers

34.1

Above SC Avg

43% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

3.0

Above SC Avg

72% Proficient

28% Not Proficient

3.0

Above SC Avg

70% Proficient

30% Not Proficient

#9

Bluffton High

12 H. EAST MCCRACKEN CIRCLE

BLUFFTON, SC 29910

Beaufort 01

#1363 Nationally Ranked

16:1

Near SC Avg

1,122 Students

70 Teachers

32.9

Above SC Avg

42% Tested (AP®)

30% Passed (AP®)

2.9

Above SC Avg

64% Proficient

36% Not Proficient

3.1

Above SC Avg

72% Proficient

28% Not Proficient

#10

Wade Hampton High

100 PINE KNOLL DR

GREENVILLE, SC 29609

Greenville County Schools

#1399 Nationally Ranked

19:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,639 Students

88 Teachers

32.5

Above SC Avg

54% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

3.1

Above SC Avg

70% Proficient

30% Not Proficient

3.2

Above SC Avg

76% Proficient

24% Not Proficient

#11

T. L. Hanna High

2600 HWY 81 NORTH

ANDERSON, SC 29621

Anderson 05

#1455 Nationally Ranked

18:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,743 Students

97 Teachers

31.7

Above SC Avg

35% Tested (AP®)

31% Passed (AP®)

2.9

Above SC Avg

67% Proficient

33% Not Proficient

3.2

Above SC Avg

76% Proficient

24% Not Proficient

#12

Woodruff High

710 CROSS ANCHOR HWY

WOODRUFF, SC 29388

Spartanburg 04

#1623 Nationally Ranked

19:1

Larger than SC Avg

838 Students

45 Teachers

29.4

Above SC Avg

52% Tested (AP®)

22% Passed (AP®)

2.9

Above SC Avg

63% Proficient

37% Not Proficient

2.8

Near SC Avg

65% Proficient

35% Not Proficient

#13

D. W. Daniel High

140 BLUE AND GOLD BLVD

CENTRAL, SC 29630

Pickens 01

#1894 Nationally Ranked

19:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,030 Students

55 Teachers

26.4

Above SC Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

25% Passed (AP®)

3.1

Above SC Avg

73% Proficient

27% Not Proficient

3.2

Above SC Avg

78% Proficient

22% Not Proficient

#14

Aiken High

449 RUTLAND DR

AIKEN, SC 29801

Aiken 01

#2141 Nationally Ranked

18:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,407 Students

80 Teachers

23.4

Above SC Avg

31% Tested (AP®)

21% Passed (AP®)

2.7

Near SC Avg

55% Proficient

45% Not Proficient

2.9

Near SC Avg

65% Proficient

35% Not Proficient

#15

Greenville Senior High Academy

1 VARDRY ST

GREENVILLE, SC 29601

Greenville County Schools

#2168 Nationally Ranked

19:1

Larger than SC Avg

1,433 Students

75 Teachers

23.0

Above SC Avg

34% Tested (AP®)

20% Passed (AP®)

2.6

Near SC Avg

54% Proficient

46% Not Proficient

3.0

Above SC Avg

66% Proficient

34% Not Proficient