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Best Middle Schools in the Columbia, SC Area

Best Middle Schools in the Columbia, SC Area Best Middle Schools in the Columbia, SC Area

Are you looking for information on top public middle schools in the Columbia area? Below you'll find rankings on some of the best Columbia-area middle schools including Brockman Elementary School, Lake Murray Elementary School, Satchel Ford Elementary School, and Meadow Glen Elementary School. We also have data to help you compare such top traditional public middle schools to the area's best charter schools including East Point Academy, and Carolina School for Inquiry.

The list below is not meant be used as a definitive guide to which Columbia-area middle school would be best for any individual child. For schools that are close to one another in rankings, differences in available data are in most cases very small.



Top Middle Schools in the Columbia Area

Rank School Name City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
1 Blythewood Middle School Blythewood, SC Regular 6-8
2 Meadow Glen Middle School Lexington, SC Regular 6-8
3 Crayton Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
4 Beechwood Middle School Lexington, SC 6-8
5 Pleasant Hill Middle School Lexington, SC Regular 6-8
6 East Point Academy West Columbia, SC Charter PK-8
7 Lakeside Middle School Lexington, SC Regular 6-8
8 Muller Road Middle School Blythewood, SC Regular K-8
9 Lugoff-Elgin Middle School Lugoff, SC Regular 6-8
10 Hand Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
11 Dent Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
12 R. H. Fulmer Middle School West Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
13 North Central Middle School Kershaw, SC Regular 6-8
14 Longleaf Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
15 Carolina Springs Middle School Lexington, SC Regular 6-8
16 Kelly Mill Middle School Blythewood, SC Regular 2-8
17 Leslie M. Stover Middle School Elgin, SC Regular 6-8
18 Summit Parkway Middle School Columbia, SC Regular K-8
19 Gilbert Middle School Gilbert, SC Regular 6-8
20 Sandy Run School Swansea, SC Regular PK-8
21 Camden Middle School , Regular 6-8
22 E. L. Wright Middle School Columbia, SC Regular K-8
23 Saluda Middle School Saluda, SC Regular 6-8
24 St. Matthews K-8 School St. Matthews, SC Regular PK-8
25 W. G. Sanders Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
26 Batesburg-Leesville Middle School Batesburg-Leesville, SC Regular 6-8
27 Busbee Creative Arts Academy Cayce, SC Regular 6-8
28 White Knoll Middle School West Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
29 Northside Middle School West Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
30 Fairfield Middle School Winnsboro, SC Regular 7-8
31 Hopkins Middle School Hopkins, SC Regular 6-8
32 Palmetto Achievement Center for Excellence Academy (PACE) Columbia, SC 2-8
33 Sandhills Middle School Gaston, SC Regular 7-8
34 Pine Ridge Middle School West Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
35 Pelion Middle School Pelion, SC Regular 6-8
36 St. Andrews Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
37 Southeast Middle School Hopkins, SC Regular 6-8
38 W. A. Perry Middle School Columbia, SC Regular 6-8
Rank School Name City
1 Blythewood Middle School Blythewood, SC
2 Meadow Glen Middle School Lexington, SC
3 Crayton Middle School Columbia, SC
4 Beechwood Middle School Lexington, SC
5 Pleasant Hill Middle School Lexington, SC
6 East Point Academy West Columbia, SC
7 Lakeside Middle School Lexington, SC
8 Muller Road Middle School Blythewood, SC
9 Lugoff-Elgin Middle School Lugoff, SC
10 Hand Middle School Columbia, SC
11 Dent Middle School Columbia, SC
12 R. H. Fulmer Middle School West Columbia, SC
13 North Central Middle School Kershaw, SC
14 Longleaf Middle School Columbia, SC
15 Carolina Springs Middle School Lexington, SC
16 Kelly Mill Middle School Blythewood, SC
17 Leslie M. Stover Middle School Elgin, SC
18 Summit Parkway Middle School Columbia, SC
19 Gilbert Middle School Gilbert, SC
20 Sandy Run School Swansea, SC
21 Camden Middle School ,
22 E. L. Wright Middle School Columbia, SC
23 Saluda Middle School Saluda, SC
24 St. Matthews K-8 School St. Matthews, SC
25 W. G. Sanders Middle School Columbia, SC
26 Batesburg-Leesville Middle School Batesburg-Leesville, SC
27 Busbee Creative Arts Academy Cayce, SC
28 White Knoll Middle School West Columbia, SC
29 Northside Middle School West Columbia, SC
30 Fairfield Middle School Winnsboro, SC
31 Hopkins Middle School Hopkins, SC
32 Palmetto Achievement Center for Excellence Academy (PACE) Columbia, SC
33 Sandhills Middle School Gaston, SC
34 Pine Ridge Middle School West Columbia, SC
35 Pelion Middle School Pelion, SC
36 St. Andrews Middle School Columbia, SC
37 Southeast Middle School Hopkins, SC
38 W. A. Perry Middle School Columbia, SC

Rankings for the best middle 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.

Middle Schools in Columbia SC Area - Click any of the pushpins below to see more details on each school


Choosing a Middle School

In North and South Carolina, middle school typically comprises grades six through eight. Many parents who move to the Columbia area are attracted to middle schools in towns such as Columbia SC, Lexington SC, West Columbia SC, and Blythewood SC.

Middle Schools on this page were drawn from the following counties: