The Greenville County College Fair is typicall held over two days each year in the fall. The dates depend upon those dates assigned to Greenville’s Fair by CACRAO. Below is information for our annual fair. However, the statistics below indicate the demographical information for Greenville County.
- We average 130 institutions per year and is held at the Greenville Convention Center – one of the nation’s largest convention and meeting facilities.
- Greenville County Schools (GCS) is the largest public school system in South Carolina (49th largest in the nation) with 14 High Schools and several Charter High Schools averaging 5,200 rising juniors and 4,600 rising seniors. Nine GCS high schools have been ranked in the top 5% among America’s Best Schools by Newsweek magazine and has the largest PTA membership in the state.
- Private Schools include Bob Jones Academy, Christ Church Episcopal, Hampton Park Christian, Saint Joseph’s Catholic, Shannon Forest Christian, and Southside Christian as well as several other private schools
- 90% of Greenville County graduates pursue some form of higher education and $95 million in college scholarships were distributed last year.
- Greenville County is also the home to the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities
- 11 Upstate Home School Associations are also invited
- Advertising, tables, chairs, vinyl-topped draping (your own tablecloth can be added), and refreshments are included in the registration fee that ONLY is paid by College Representatives.
- Greenville’s award-winning downtown delights visitors with its array of restaurants, art galleries, theaters and specialty boutiques. Downtown the Peace Center hosts NY style Broadway productions year round and the Bon Secours Wellness Arena is one of the top 50 venues in the world for sports and entertainment. The West End district downtown features the new Liberty Bridge and Park, in addition to the new baseball stadium reminiscent of Fenway Park in Boston.
Allyson Brown, Spartanburg Methodist College, Chair
Judy Benedict, Giraffe Web Development & Design, Past Chair
Jay Blankenship, SC Department of Commerce
Tarsha Brown, Greenville Technical College
Emily Butler, Butler College Counseling
Jeny Kerscher, Furman University
Rob Rhodes, Greenville County School District
Linda Schulz, Christ Church Episcopal School
Sarah Steele, Southside Christian School