Alabama Department of Education's releases new list of failing schools

      MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Alabama Department of Education has announced the new list of failing public schools, where students can transfer to other non-failing public schools or to private schools.

      The department says five schools were added to the new list. They are Barbour County Intermediate School, Lafayette High School, Abbeville High School, Jeremiah A. Denton Middle School in Mobile County, and Bessemer City High School.

      Four schools dropped off the list: Samson Middle School, Brighton Middle School and Robinson Elementary School in Birmingham; and Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Tuscaloosa.

      Three schools came off the list because they closed: Center Street Middle School and Hill Elementary School in Birmingham and Tarrant Middle School.

      Here are the 76 Alabama schools classified as failing by the Alabama Department of Education under the Alabama Accountability Act:

      (Alphabetical order by county then city)

      Barbour County

      Barbour County Intermediate School

      Barbour County Junior High School

      Bullock County

      Bullock County High School

      Chambers County

      Lafayette Eastside Elementary School

      Lafayette High School

      John P Powell Middle School

      Cullman County

      Cullman Child Development Center

      Dallas County

      Brantley Elementary School

      Keith Middle-High School

      Southside High School

      Tipton Durant Middle School

      Greene County

      Greene County High School

      Carver Middle School

      Hale County

      Greensboro High School

      Henry County

      Abbeville High School

      Jefferson County

      Center Point High School

      Lowndes County

      Hayneville Middle School

      Lowndes County Middle School

      Macon County

      Notasulga High School

      Tuskegee Institute Middle School

      Marengo County

      John Essex High School

      Marengo High School

      Mobile County

      Jeremiah A. Denton Middle School

      Augusta Evans School

      Booker T Washington Middle School

      Mae Eanes Middle School

      Mobile County Training Middle School

      Scarborough Middle School

      Montgomery County

      Bellingrath Middle School

      Brewbaker Middle School

      Capitol Heights Middle School

      Children's Center

      Floyd Elementary School

      Goodwyn Middle School

      McKee Middle School

      Southlawn Middle School

      Perry County

      Francis Marion High School

      Pickens County

      Pickens County High School

      Russell County

      Russell County Middle School

      Shelby County

      Linda Nolen Learning Center

      Sumter County

      Kinterbish Junior High School

      North Sumter Junior High School

      York West End Junior High School

      Tuscaloosa County

      Davis-Emerson Middle School

      Washington County

      McIntosh High School

      Wilcox County

      Camden School Of Arts & Technology

      Anniston City

      Anniston Middle School

      Bessemer City

      Bessemer High School

      Birmingham City

      Bush K-8

      Green Acres Middle School

      Hayes K-8 (formerly Whatley K-8 School)

      Martha Gaskins K-5

      WE Putnam Middle School-Magnet

      Ossie Ware Mitchell Middle School

      Arrington Middle School

      Wylam K-8

      Decatur City

      Brookhaven Middle School

      Fairfield City

      Forest Hills Middle School

      Gadsden City

      Litchfield Middle School

      Huntsville City

      SR Butler High School

      Chapman Middle School

      Martin Luther King Jr Elementary School

      Davis Hills Middle School

      Edward White Middle School

      JO Johnson High School

      Lakewood Elementary School

      James Dawson Elementary

      Westlawn Middle School

      Lanett City

      Lanett Junior High School

      Linden City

      George P Austin Junior High School

      Linden Elementary School

      Midfield City

      Midfield High School

      Selma City

      R.B.Hudson Middle School

      Talladega City

      Zora Ellis Junior High School

      Tuscaloosa City

      Central High School

      Westlawn Middle School