With eight diverse institutions of higher learning, Spartanburg is truly a “College Town” that prides itself on enhancing the quality of the college experience for all students and faculty, while applying strength of academics to increase the quality of life within the community. Spartanburg has the highest per capita college student population of any major city in South Carolina. Our community offers first-rate award winning educational opportunities for children of all ages: a variety of K–12 schools serve students in both public & private environments, Charter schools, higher education through eight colleges & universities, and the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind.
Spartanburg hosts seven different public education districts within the County, all of which offer numerous options for elementary, middle, and high school level education. For families considering school options, find a complete list below with individual links to view more information.