Cherokee County has over 20 institutions that make up the Cherokee County School District.  These schools range from traditional elementary schools, middle schools, high schools to alternative adult education centers.

KNOW(2) Cherokee

KNOW(2) CherokeeKNOW(2) Cherokee is an initiative of the Cherokee County Community Foundation and the South Carolina Higher Education Foundation to increase the awareness of the benefits and importance of higher education.

The project states:

  1. I KNOW that I must be highly educated for economic success and high quality of life;
  2. I KNOW that being highly educated is achievable by me, my family, and my community.

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K-12 Schools

Cherokee County School District

Private Schools

The Village School

Local Colleges

Limestone College

Cherokee County Campus – Spartanburg Community College

Other area colleges

Wofford College

Converse College

Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg Methodist College

Sherman College of Chiropractic

Gardner-Webb University

State Colleges

Clemson University

University of South Carolina