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2024 Best Schools in the Columbia Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Columbia Area.

    Heathwood Hall Episcopal School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    COLUMBIA, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Heathwood is a great school! They have lots of opportunities for students to get involved with more than a student might have been able to at a public school. For the area, they are pretty pricey....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 880,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Private High Schools in Columbia Area.

    Camden Military Academy

    Private School,

    CAMDEN, SC,

    7-12,

    51 Niche users give it an average review of 4.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Structure and Discipline: Camden Military Academy places a strong emphasis on structure and discipline. Cadets follow a strict daily schedule that includes academics, physical fitness, military...Military Program: The military program is an integral part of the academy. Cadets wear uniforms, participate in drill and ceremony activities, and learn military customs and courtesies. The military...Academic Excellence: Camden Military Academy offers a college-preparatory curriculum with small class sizes, enabling personalized attention from teachers. The academy focuses on building strong....

    Read 51 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 285,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 7 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Columbia Area.

    River Bluff High School

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    Lexington County School District One, SC,

    9-12,

    292 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says River Bluff High School offers a wide range of opportunities depending on your interests, abilities, and skill level. I’ve been offered diverse academic classes including advanced sciences such as AP....

    Read 292 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 2,164,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  4. #2 Best Public Elementary Schools in Columbia Area.

    Oak Pointe Elementary School

    Lexington-Richland School District No. 5, SC,

    PK, K-5,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says My twins have been here since 5K. They're now in 4th grade. From the principles (Paschal and Smith) and teachers to all admin staff in the office, nurses, lunch room staff, librarians, custodians,....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 525,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  5. #4 Best Private High Schools in Columbia Area.

    Ben Lippen School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    COLUMBIA, SC,

    PK, K-12,

    121 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says It was a pretty good prep school for a state like South Carolina - the students are kind although determined about their beliefs simply based on how they are raised, teachers are helpful and try to....

    Read 121 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,154,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  6. #5 Best Public High Schools in Columbia Area.

    Dutch Fork High School

    Lexington-Richland School District No. 5, SC,

    9-12,

    536 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says In my experience with Dutch Fork High School, I noticed that the overall experience and the memories had at the school can vary, it depends on you. On one side, the school can feel like your average....

    Read 536 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,708,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  7. #6 Best Public High Schools in Columbia Area.

    Dreher High School

    Richland School District No. 1, SC,

    9-12,

    275 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Dreher Highschool is the best school that I have been to since moving to South Carolina almost 8 years ago. Many of my previous schools had problems with bullying, and I was often the victim because....

    Read 275 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,183,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

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