South Carolina Schools
Public schools in South Carolina are ranked and listed on our city pages. While perhaps not raised and educated in South Carolina, more than 29.80% of state residents hold high school diplomas, with 16.50% having graduated from college and 9.30% completing a postgraduate degree program. Read the articles to learn more about schools and education in South Carolina.
Workforce development programs put state on leading edge of training
South Carolina provides entrepreneurs with a wealth of support and resources.
readySC and other workforce programs attract business to South Carolina.
ACT is training South Carolina counties to get unemployed workers ready for jobs, attracting more business and industry to the state.
IT-oLogy, a nonprofit collaborative of schools, universities, organizations and businesses, creates pathways to tech-related careers for South Carolina students.
One of the key factors making South Carolina attractive is its pool of highly skilled workers. Programs such as readySC and Apprenticeship Carolina provide employers with valuable workforce training services.
SC Launch, a collaboration of the South Carolina Research Authority and research institutions that include Clemson University, assists start-up companies with counseling, seed funding and access to a network of resources.
Clemson University, Savannah River National Laboratory and the University of South Carolina are heavily into research.
More than 231,000 students are currently enrolled in some type of higher-learning institution in South Carolina.
State support and a broad network of training programs allows South Carolina to lead the nation in workforce training.