Best High Schools in the Columbia, SC Area
Carolina School Hub provides school rankings and test data on the best high schools in Columbia, SC and its suburbs. See student growth information, assessment data and independent ratings on 28 high schools in the Columbia area including Lexington High School, River Bluff High School, and Dreher High School. Here you'll find information on high schools in Columbia and some of its key suburbs including Columbia SC, Lexington SC, and Blythewood SC.
The list below is not meant be used as a definitive guide to which area high school would be best for any individual student. For schools that are close to one another in rankings, differences in available data are in most cases very small.
On this site, you'll find SAT data and/or other assessment information for the best high schools in Columbia and its suburbs - as well as in other major metro areas in the Carolinas. Use Carolina School Hub as your starting point for researching public high schools in North Carolina and South Carolina. Here you'll also find rankings of the best elementary schools in Columbia and the best middle schools in Columbia and its suburbs.
Ranking of Columbia Area's Best High Schools
|1||Lexington High School||Lexington, SC|
|2||River Bluff High School||Lexington, SC|
|3||Dreher High School||Columbia, SC|
|4||A. C. Flora High School||Columbia, SC|
|5||Gilbert High School||Gilbert, SC|
|6||Blythewood High School||Blythewood, SC|
|7||Spring Valley High School||Columbia, SC|
|8||Brookland-Cayce High School||Cayce, SC|
|9||Camden High School||Camden, SC|
|10||Richland Northeast High School||Columbia, SC|
|11||White Knoll High School||Lexington, SC|
|12||Lugoff-Elgin High School||Lugoff, SC|
|13||Saluda High School||Saluda, SC|
|14||North Central High School||Kershaw, SC|
|15||Airport High School||West Columbia, SC|
|16||Pelion High School||Pelion, SC|
|17||Ridge View High School||Columbia, SC|
|18||Calhoun County High School||St. Matthews, SC|
|19||SC Whitmore School||Columbia, SC|
|20||Batesburg-Leesville High School||Batesburg-Leesville, SC|
|21||Westwood High School||Blythewood, SC|
|22||Fairfield Central High School||Winnsboro, SC|
|23||Richland One Charter Middle College||Columbia, SC|
|24||Swansea High School||Swansea, SC|
|25||W.J. Keenan High School||Columbia, SC|
|26||Columbia High School||Columbia, SC|
|27||Lower Richland High School||Hopkins, SC|
|28||Eau Claire High School||Columbia, SC|
Rankings for the best high schools in the Columbia area were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.
You can click on a specific school name above for more information on test scores, student data and more.
High Schools in Columbia SC Area - Click any of the pushpins below to see more details on each school
High Schools on this page were drawn from the following counties:
- Richland County, SC
- Lexington County, SC
- Kershaw County, SC
- Fairfield County, SC
- Saluda County, SC
- Calhoun County, SC
Deciding on a High School
Deciding which Columbia area high school is best for your child requires consideration of a number of factors. Most area high schools offer a well-rounded curriculum, without an area of true specialization. Others may be more specialized in terms of their curriculum.
In addition, some high schools in Columbia and its South Carolina suburbs offer a wide range of sports and other extracurricular activities, while others offer a more limited set of opportunities. One size does not fit all when it comes to choosing a high school in the Columbia area.
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