Felton Laboratory School is one of the top performing schools in the state and has earned the title of “Palmetto Gold School” for its academic achievements. The South Carolina Department of Education has named Felton Laboratory School a Palmetto Gold School for the second year.  In the academic year of 2004-2005, Felton Laboratory School received the Palmetto Gold Award.

Dr. Gloria Winkler, interim director of Felton Laboratory School, is excited about receiving the Palmetto Gold Award.  “Receiving a Palmetto Gold Award in the state of South Carolina is an honor,” says Winkler. Established by the Education Accountability Act, the awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of absolute performance, high rates of growth, and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gaps. Felton Laboratory School received a certificate of recognition and an award flag.

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