Sixty-two Greenville County schools and four career centers earned Palmetto Gold or Silver Awards for their academic performance.
The winning schools were released by state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, who recognized schools that attain high levels of general excellence, closing the achievement gap between demographic groups of students or both.
The latest awards used results from the 2014-15 school year.
GCS schools winning golds for general performance and closing the gap were Mauldin High, Riverside High, Wade Hampton High, Blythe Academy and Skyland Elementary.
Schools winning golds for general performance and silver for closing the gap were Beck Academy, Blue Ridge Middle, Riverside Middle, AJ Whittenberg Elementary, Brook Glenn Elementary, Crestview Elementary, Grove Elementary, Mitchell Road Elementary, Pelham Road Elementary, Sara Collins Elementary and Westcliffe Elementary.
Winning silvers in both categories were Cherrydale Elementary, Fork Shoals Elementary, Fountain Inn Elementary, Hollis Elementary, Lake Forest Elementary and Welcome Elementary.
Forty-two schools won awards in one of the two categories.