Newberry County School District"One District, One Team, One Mission," the School District of Newberry County serves over 6,000 students in 12 schools and employs over 480 teachers who are supported by 350 staff and administrators. This district has several schools that have won Red Carpet awards, Palmetto Gold and Silver awards, and National Blue Ribbon awards in recent years and also boasts a distinguished arts program and a higher than average percentage of faculty with advanced degrees. The Newberry County Career Center, which serves all three of the secondary schools in our district, provides specialized skills and hands-on training in 18 different career areas. In recent years the Newberry County School District received an Excellent Absolute rating according to the South Carolina Report Card for public schools released by the State Department of Education.

Newberry County School District Office

Private schools

Newberry Academy (K-12)
2055 Smith Road 
Newberry, SC 29108 

Newberry Christian Academy (K-12)
2004 Colony Church Road
Newberry, SC 29108 

Post-secondary schools

Piedmont Technical College

Founded in 1966 and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Piedmont Technical College offers a wide variety of career studies programs and transfer opportunities to colleges and universities throughout South Carolina. The College serves credit students annually in its seven county service area.

The Newberry County Center is the school’s largest satellite campus, serving over 700 students locally. The Center reopened in a brand new facility in January of 2013 to serve the citizens of Newberry County.

Newberry College

Newberry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college located in the City of Newberry. The school has over 1,200 students and offers a values-based curriculum with 32 majors, 11 areas of study, and recently added graduate programming. With a 14 to 1 student-teacher ratio, Newberry College ensures that students receive not only a quality education, but also plenty of individual attention and guidance. Newberry College provides many opportunities for excellence outside the classroom through its more than 40 student organizations. Newberry College offers 23 different NCAA Division 2 sports teams. Campus tours are available Monday thru Friday by appointment. Please call the admissions department at 803.321.5127 to schedule your tour.