Lexington Elementary receives Palmetto Gold and Palmetto Silver Awards

Palmetto-Gold-and-silver-imageEighteen of Lexington County School District One’s 30 schools received Palmetto Gold Awards on Tuesday recognizing each school’s entire student body’s academic performance. The South Carolina Department of Education’s Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for overall academic achievement and for closing the achievement gap among historically lower performing groups of students.
 
The Lexington One schools receiving Gold Awards for general performance are Carolina Springs Elementary, Gilbert High, Gilbert Primary, Lake Murray Elementary, Lexington Elementary, Lexington High, Lexington Middle, Lexington Technology Center, Midway Elementary, New Providence Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary, Pleasant Hill Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle, Rocky Creek Elementary, Meadow Glen Elementary, Meadow Glen Middle, Saxe Gotha Elementary and White Knoll High. 
 
Eight other schools, Lexington Elementary, Lexington Middle, Oak Grove Elementary, Pleasant Hill Middle, Rocky Creek Elementary, Meadow Glen Elementary, Saxe Gotha Elementary and White Knoll Middle, received Palmetto Silver Awards for closing the achievement gap.
 
“Teachers and administrators work hard every day to ensure that every student receives a high-quality education with challenging instruction,” reflected Dr. Karen Woodward, Lexington District One superintendent, reflected. “These awards validate their hard work.”

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