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School District Five ranked as a top school district in South Carolina

Irmo, SC 11/10/2021 – has released its 2022 Best Schools in America rankings, and Lexington-Richland School District Five was again named as a top school district in South Carolina and the number one school district in the Midlands.

The district earned an A rating by Niche and was ranked as the number one “Best Places to Teach” in South Carolina.

The website ranks over 10,000 public school districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents. School District Five’s overall “A” rating is based on categories consisting of: academics, teachers, clubs and activities, diversity, college prep and health and safety.

“What an incredible honor it is for School District Five to be named, once again, as a top school district in South Carolina,” said Interim Superintendent Dr. Akil E. Ross, Sr. “Our district staff, school leaders, teachers and support staff are truly dedicated to making District Five a great place to work and learn. For all 10 areas to be graded at the "A" rating (A- to A+) is evident that the work of our staff is valued and that our community is informed.”

The website’s ranking also shows that Spring Hill High School is the top Magnet High School in the Midlands and the second best in South Carolina.


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