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Newberry is served by seven elementary schools, two middle schools, three high schools and one career center in the public school system. 

Newberry also has a private school. Higher education facilities are available at Newberry College, a four-year liberal arts college, and at Piedmont Technical College, which offers certificate programs and associate degrees. Newberry is also convenient to many other colleges and technical schools in adjoining counties.

Students in Newberry County are nurtured by small classes and low student-teacher ratios. The School District offers advanced placement programs and state-of-the-art computer labs. In Newberry County, we know it's the students who matter!

Newberry County School District *see information below about Public/Private Schools in Newberry County

Newberry Academy
Newberry College
Piedmont Technical College


Kindergarten - 12th Grade

Public Schools

School District of Newberry County
1539 Martin Street (PO Box 718)
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone Number - (803) 321-2600
Fax - (803)321-2604

The School District of Newberry County has approximately 5,800 students. Among the approximately 850 employees are 446 teachers and 94 instructional assistants. The student/teacher ratio in grades K-3 is about 20:1, while the other grades average 22:1.

The district has eight elementary schools, two middle schools, three high schools, one career center and a learning center. All schools are accredited by the State Department of Education and several by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Mid-Carolina Middle School is a national Blue Ribbon School.

Private Schools

Newberry Academy
2055 Smith Road (PO Box 669)
Newberry, SC 29108
Phone Number - (803) 276-2760
Fax - (803) 276-2401

Newberry Academy was founded in 1966 and is accredited by the South Carolina Independent School Association. Approximately 325 students are enrolled in grades K3 through 12. The student/teacher ratio is 19:1.