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The School District of Aiken County, South Carolina, is the administrative unit serving the majority of the school-age population in North Augusta. Aiken County is the sixth largest school district in the state and is made up of five administrative areas. Students residing in the Edgefield County portion of the North Augusta city limits attend Edgefield County Schools.

The Aiken County District performance ranks among the 10 highest performing districts in the state, with 80-85% of the students meeting or exceeding state standards. In 2006-07, the district SAT average was 1010, 25 points above the state score.

Students in the North Augusta Area are served by three elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. Each of these schools is accredited by the South Carolina Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. North Augusta High School is an International Baccalaureate School, offering a comprehensive and rigorous curriculum designed to provide students with a balanced education, to promote geographic and cultural mobility, and to promote understanding through a shared academic experience.

Public Schools

Aiken County Public Schools
Administrative Area 2
738 Old Edgefield Road

Hammond Hill Elementary
Principal, Janet Vaughan
901 W. Woodlawn Avenue

Mossy Creek Elementary
Principal, Stephanie Hammond
421 W. Five Notch Road

North Augusta Elementary 
Principal, Laurie Reece 
400 E. Spring Grove Avenue

North Augusta Middle School
Principal, Barry Head
725 Old Edgefield Road

Paul Knox Middle School
Principal, John Murphy 
1804 Wells Road

North Augusta High School
Principal, Todd Bornscheuer 
2000 Knobcone Avenue

Fox Creek High School (Edgefield County Charter School)
Principal, Dr. Tim Murph
1297 W. Martintown Road

Private Schools

Our Lady of Peace Catholic School
856 Old Edgefield Road

Victory Baptist School
620 W. Martintown Road

Higher Education

Aiken Technical College
P.O. Drawer 696
Aiken, South Carolina 29802

Aiken Technical College is a two-year college offering 22 associate degrees including the associate in arts and associate in science college transfer degrees. In addition, there are 5 diploma and 47 certificate programs.

Georgia Regents University
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, Georgia 30904

1120 15th Street 
Augusta, Georgia 30912 

Georgia Regents University has four academic schools: Arts & Sciences, Business Administration and Education and offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and specialist’s degrees. The Medical College of Georgia offers programs of study in Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Studies, Medicine and Nursing.

Augusta Technical Institute
3116 Deans Bridge Road
Augusta, Georgia 30906

Augusta Technical Institute is a public, post secondary institution offering 12 Associate Degree Programs, 23 Diploma Programs and 9 Certificate Programs.

Paine College 

1235 15th Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901

Paine College is a four-year liberal arts college offering 13 Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degrees. Minors and concentrations are offered in a variety of areas.

Southern Wesleyan University
Adult and Graduate Studies
802 E. Martintown Road, Suite 101
North Augusta, South Carolina 29841

Southern Wesleyan University offers Associate of Science in Business, Bachelor of Science in Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education or Master of Science in Management.

University of South Carolina Aiken

171 University Parkway
Aiken, South Carolina 29801
803-278-1967 or 803-648-6851

The University of South Carolina Aiken is a four-year public, co-educational university offering 19 undergraduate degree programs and master’s degrees in elementary education and applied clinical psychology. Additional graduate courses and degree programs are offered through the USC Graduate Regional Studies program.