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Lexington County’s school districts offer outstanding K-12, community college, and 4-year degree colleges and universities.  All of our educational institutions work closely with and partner with our business and industry to develop highly skilled employees for new and existing companies.  Our excellent educational resources include access to:

  • Several outstanding public and private colleges and universities including the main campus of the University of South Carolina in nearby Columbia.
  • Private schools in the Lexington area offer families outstanding educational opportunities in the Columbia metro area.
  • Five public school districts which are among the best in the State of South Carolina, annually ranking at or near the top in highest SAT scores among public schools in the state.
  • A 16-school South Carolina Technical College System. Midlands Technical College which offers outstanding adult education, professional certifications, and two-year degree programs for Lexington County residents.
  • readySC™ which is recognized as the best workforce training program in the U.S., readySC™ has worked with more than 2,000 South Carolina companies and has trained more than 200,000 residents of the state since its inception in 1960.
  • The Midlands OneStop system which brings together a multitude of workforce development partners under one roof to help with all of your employment and training needs.