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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 Rosewood Elementary School, Brockman Elementary School, New Providence Elementary School, and Lake Murray 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, SC Whitmore School, Carolina School for Inquiry, and Richland One Charter Middle College.

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