COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - A new report shows South Carolina dominates a list of America's worst public schools.
The list, published by NeighborhoodScout.com, finds South Carolina is home to 37 of the 100 "failing" schools. More than a dozen of the schools are in the Midlands.
The list was based on a combination of test scores, class size, money spent per student and other factors.
- Below is a list and rank of the schools in the Midlands that made the list.
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97 MOUNT PLEASANT HIGH SCHOOL Bishopville, SC
90 WEST LEE SCHOOL Bishopville, SC
86 FAIRFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL Winnsboro, SC
75 HYATT PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Columbia, SC
71 NEWBERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL Newberry, SC
69 GIBBES MIDDLE SCHOOL Columbia, SC
63 W. G. SANDERS MIDDLE SCHOOL Columbia, SC
40 CHESTNUT OAK MIDDLE Sumter, SC
21 W A PERRY MIDDLE SCHOOL Columbia, SC
14 ALCORN MIDDLE SCHOOL Columbia, SC
10 MIDLANDS MATH AND BUSINESS ACADEMY Columbia, SC
2 KENNEDY/LLOYD CHARTER SCHOOL Aiken, SC
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