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3 Anderson Three Schools Awarded Palmetto Awards
3 Anderson Three Schools Awarded Palmetto Awards
A3 Daily
Tuesday, October 08, 2019

3 Anderson Three Schools Awarded Palmetto Awards

Columbia, S.C. – State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman and the South Carolina Department of Education announced that 249 schools across South Carolina had received the recently revised Palmetto Gold and Silver awards for their performance during the 2018-2019 school year. Of the 100 schools in the upstate, three were from Anderson 3.

Starr Elementary School was awarded GOLD.

Crescent High School and Starr-Iva Middle School both were awarded SILVER.

"The Palmetto Gold and Silver awards demonstrate a school's commitment to excellence and ensuring every student meets the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate," said State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman. "This achievement is a testament to the hard work of the students, teachers, and principals in each school community."

For elementary and middle schools, the criteria focus on two report card indicators: Academic Achievement and Student Progress. For high schools, the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards Program focuses on the following four report card indicators: Academic Achievement, Preparing for Success, Graduation Rate, and College/Career Readiness. 

A complete list of Upstate Winners can be found here.